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We tried seven things that had nothing to with music at Latitude 2017

Latitude was headlined this time round by massive, world-beating bands The 1975 and Mumford & Sons, but it's not just about the music, oh...

Foals ‘come home’ for epic Citadel 2017 London headline set

Foals brought out hits, deep cuts and a huge ticker-tape finale for one of their last scheduled UK show of the year with an epic...

It’s Mumford & Sons’ party and they’ll dance if they want to at Latitude 2017

Marcus Mumford wants you to know that he’s a proper rock star. At one point tonight he calls out to the sprawling, dense audience...

Lovebox Festival Day 1: Solange and Frank Ocean bring strong visuals to London

Lovebox Festival, held for two days in London’s Victoria Park, opened last night with headline performances from Solange and Frank Ocean. On Sunday, the...

How The 1975 nailed their first major festival headline slot at Latitude 2017

Matt Healy is like a sort of sexy little Gollum, writhing about on the main stage – officially called the Obelisk Arena – at...

A women-only music festival? Totally worth the extra toilet queues

I can’t remember the first time I had a shitty experience at a gig or music festival because I’m a woman, but I do...

The story of Bilbao BBK 2017 in pictures

Bilbao BBK 2017: where The Killers brilliantly broke all the rules, Depeche Mode were the sultans of sleaze, Cage The Elephant danced like they...

Is TRNSMT a worthy T in The Park replacement?

Other than the surprise Arctic Monkeys set that never was, it’s hard to see how the first year of Glasgow’s TRNSMT festival could have...
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