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Slaves With new album ‘Take Control’, Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman have become a serious political force Sink The Pink On the road with the UK’s most anarchic and surreal…

Kano One of grime’s finest MCs is hitting heights he never thought possible. He’s into it Oasis The eight most supersonic moments from the ace new film about the Gallaghers…

MIA A does of real-talk with everyone’s favourite system-baiting rebel Craig David “If I can’t have a pizza and a pint and watch the football, what’s the point?” Danny Brown…

Zara Larsson In the Swedish teen’s own words: ‘I’ve always wanted people to look at me’ Twin Atlantic The Glaswegian rockers rebelliously redefining themselves Pixies A gentle reminder that they…

Apple Music Festival The ultimate guide to this year’s live bonanza Britney Spears The defining pop artist of her generation is playing the UK for the first time in five…

Major Lazer Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire put us on the guestlist for their carnival of basslines and booty shaking Netsky In Rio with the dude who wrote ‘Rio’, the…

Lady Leshurr Move over everyone else, there’s a new queen on the grime scene. Arise! Miles Teller He was in Whiplash, now he’s in War Dogs. Most importantly, he’s pals…

Jamie T The glorious return of one of modern music’s most distinctive voices Glass Animals ‘Life Itself’ is the indie single of the summer. These quirky dudes made it Crystal…

Ricky Gervais The creator of The Office and Extras lets rip on anything he fancies Kieran Leonard The story behind his new album includes LA cults, hallucinatory weddings and more…

Blossoms In their own words: “We want to be big. We want to be massive. We’re ready for it” Harley Quinn How Margot Robbie’s mallet-weilding lunatic became the most exciting…

A Tribute To Viola Beach Friends and family pay tribute to a band who wanted to “put a smile on your face”Wild Beasts The indie funksters are back – and…

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