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Øya 2019 is inclusive, green and feel-good – like all festivals could be

This month saw Øya Festival celebrate its 20th anniversary. Not only is it Norway’s biggest festival, it has also become renowned as a true...

Pom Poko – ‘Birthday’ review

“No one understands; they say it’s freaky, suggestive,” croons Pomo Poko singer Ragnhild Jamtveit on the half-knowing and half-ironic ‘My Work Is Full Of Art’,...

Welcome to the colourful, Beatles-warping world of Pom Poko: ‘We can do whatever we...

Pom Poko's debut album is a lot. On it, they've got the proggy weirdness of Battles, the break-neck riffs of early Foals and the...

Live At Leeds 2018: The best bands we saw at the sweltering one-dayer

Despite the baking sun in Leeds, the city's wonderful music fans packed out venues to see some of the nation's best new talents and...
Pom Poko

Pom Poko unveil video for ‘You’ll Be Fine’, and ‘bring colour to a monochrome...

A true highlight of The Great Escape and part of an exciting wave of new talent from Norway, Pom Poko are definitely ones to...
Pom Poko live at Øya Festival 2017

Øya Festival 2017: 10 awesome Norwegian bands that you need in your life

Pom Poko For fans of: The Sugarcubes, Dream Wife What went down: We're not quite sure. It was bloody great, though. They're a curious car crash...

The Great Escape 2017: The 14 most exhilarating sets

Sigrid Riding a wave of serious hype, the Norwegian singer had the most to gain from this weekend. Come Friday evening at Coalition - she...

15 acts you can’t afford to miss at The Great Escape

If you're heading down to Brighton for The Great Escape this May, then you'll probably know the agony of trawling through the endless list of enticing acts...
Pom Poko

New Music Of The Day: Pom Poko – ‘Jazz Baby’

There’s just something special about Pom Poko. They arrived onto the international stage in relatively understated fashion in January, despite their debut track -...