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Crystal Fighters Walk Onstage (01:47)
Follow Crystal Fighters as they walk onstage at Optimus Alive 2013 and talk us through their pre-gig rituals.
Optimus Alive's promoter chats to us backstage at the 2013 event about his highlights from the festival and hopes for next year.
Phoenix chat to NME backstage at Optimus Alive 2013.
DIIV speak to us backstage at Portugal's Optimus Alive festival about Green Day and the 'huge departure' of their next album.
We chat to Jamie Lidell backstage at Optimus Alive 2013 about honey badgers, Warp and the singers MOKO.
Portuguese band Brass Wires Orchestra chat to us backstage at the Lisbon festival.
We catch up with Japandroids' David Prowse backstage at Optimus.
Crystal Fighters chat backstage to NME at Optimus Alive 2013.
We go backstage for a chat with AlunaGeorge at Optimus Alive 2013
We speak to Biffy Clyro's Ben Johnson at Optimus Alive 2013
We catch up with Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls at Optimus Alive 2012, as she tells us about her band's new EP, updates us on their next record and chats about...
At Optimus Alive 2012, Lisa Hannigan tells us about touring with Richard Hawley, her desire to collaborate with David Byrne, reveals her love for Gotye and...
We find out what the punters at Portugal's Optimus Alive festival 2012 thought of the weekend, and which bands stole the show,
At Portugal's Optimus Alive festival, we chat with local band Paus who share with us how they formed as a band, what they sound like and tell us which of...
We chat with Metronomy at Optimus Alive 2012, as they tell us about their remix album, why they think the sunshine helped with the success of their latest...
Optimus Alive boss tells us how the 2012 event went, shares his thoughts on the bands of the weekend and reveals that he's glad his festival doesn't have a...
Backstage at Optimus Alive, The Antlers tell NME about their new EP 'Undersea', why they're so into an underwater theme and discuss plans for their next LP.
We chat with Zola Jesus at Optimus Alive, as she tells us about her collaboration with Orbital, her interest in rap music and her plans for her next album.