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Laura Marling announces UK comeback tour

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Singer-songwriter will hit the road in May

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Laura Marling, James Acaster, Mystery Jets and more for intimate CALM fundraiser festival at London’s Flat Iron Square

Laura Marling, Bear's Den, Mystery Jets, James Acaster, Stephen Bailey and many more are set to head up a one-day festival of music and comedy at London's Flat Iron Square to raise money for mental health charity CALM. Taking place in acclaimed venue Omeara and the chalet-bar Après London in South East London's Flat Iron Square, music and comedy names...

Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay on surreal, yeti-fronted project LUMP: “We’ve gotta give him the right cuddles”

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For a project as dreamy and cerebral as LUMP, its birthplace is an improbable one. On 11 June, 2016, Laura Marling and Tunng's Mike Lindsay met for the first time at a bowling alley inside The O2, while the former was supporting Neil Young on his UK arena tour. Just two days later, the pair were in the studio...

Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay team up for new project, LUMP

Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay form new project, LUMP
Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay have teamed up to form new project, LUMP. Check out their debut single 'Curse Of The Contemporary' and UK tour dates below. Read more: Laura Marling is Britain's most important songwriter Lindsay - singer-songwriter, producer and founding member of Tunng and Throws - and Marling will be releasing their self-titled album on June 1, before...

I shit you not: Laura Marling is Britain’s most important songwriter

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It was a decade ago this month that one of the most mind-blowing artists of this generation released her astonishing debut album and, frankly, I’m still not over it. Laura Marling’s sublime ‘Alas, I Cannot Swim’ came out just three days after the songwriter turned 18, and it announced the arrival of a very singular talent. Though already known...

Meet Tommyandmary, the buskers picked to appear on the ‘Peaky Blinders’ soundtrack

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Tommyandmary have done what most wannabe rockstars can only dream of. In six months they've gone from hardened buskers to featuring on one of the biggest TV shows on the planet, Peaky Blinders. We caught up with the White Stripes-like duo to find out why their music was so attractive to former-Pulp bassist Antony Genn – the master composer behind Peaky Blinders'...

‘What makes a song Peaky?’ How ‘Peaky Blinders’ amazing soundtrack gets selected

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Former Pulp bassist Antony Genn is the soundtrack composer for Peaky Blinders season 4. Here he explains some of his excellent choices and spills some secrets on upcoming tracks. 1. 'Alas Salvation' - Yak Episode: one The scene: When John Shelby is doing his best impression of a country gent Genn says: “I love Yak. They’ve got pure visceral energy – blood and guts,...

Foals, Laura Marling, Maggie Rogers and more thrill Citadel Festival 2017 – the triumphant day in pictures

It's only been on the circuit for a couple years, but Citadel Festival in East London is fast becoming an integral part to the capital's festival calendar. The Victoria Park festival follows in the footsteps of the pop-tastic Lovebox Festival, though offers up an eclectic mix of indie, pop folk and more, with Laura Marling, Michael Kiwanuka, Foals and more...