NME Radar Editor’s Great Escape Breakthrough tips revealed

Ten hot bands to check out at the Brighton festival

NME Radar Editor Jaimie Hodgson‘s pick of the NME Breakthrough bands playing the Great Escape festival this weekend (May 13-15) have been revealed.

Jaimie has chosen 10 acts set for the Brighton event who have signed up to NME’s new music community Breakthrough. See his picks at the NME Radar Blog now.

The new service allows bands and users to upload their music and videos onto profiles on NME.COM for other users to listen to.

Acts who upload their music will have the chance to feature in NME magazine’s Radar section and on the NME.COM Radar Blog, with Hodgson scouting the new service for hot new musical talent.

There will also be opportunities for acts on NME Breakthrough supported by Blackberry to play live at NME events, and a live slot at this year’sLovebox festival in London, which takes place on July 16-18.

Head to the NME Radar Blog for Jaimie‘s tips now.