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10 indie anthems from 2008 that still sound amazing

2008 will probably be remembered as the year everything went to shit. The global financial crisis kicked off stateside, David Cameron’s Tories grew in strength and a huge fire destroyed the historic pier at Weston-Super-Mare. Times were obviously tough. On the other hand, some of our favourite late-noughties bangers came out. Swings and roundabouts, eh? From the feel good indie...

Listen to Black Kids’ long-awaited comeback single, ‘Obligatory Drugs’

The band released their only album to date, 'Partie Traumatic', in 2008

Black Kids to release limited edition 10 inch EP

Floridians are latest to honour Record Store Day 2009

Black Kids, Esser, Passion Pit

With Passion Pit currently firm favourites to scoop first prize in 2009’s MGMT Idol contest, it’s no surprise that tonight KOKO is heaving from the off. Yet as familiar as these fellas are with retro bleeps and Space Invaders synth-outs, there’s a pretty significant serious’n’shy indie boy element to this Massachusetts band of chaps your mother would love to...

Black Kids, Mates Of State for co-headlining tour

Bands will tour North America in April

Black Kids, Ipso Facto play one-off covers in New York

Plus White Williams plays the Bowery Ballroom

Black Kids announce December dates

There's four shows scheduled in the US

Black Kids

For a band that met at Sunday school, the only pious behaviour Black Kids can muster these days is devout dedication to the dancefloor. ‘Look At Me…’ is another night of alcohol-drenched teen celebration starting with boys in one corner and girls in the other. But the boundaries soon blur, descending into hip-twirling disco bliss. Amen to its amazingness....

Black Kids ‘get down and party’ at Reading Festival

Florida band get packed Festival Republic tent dancing