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What we'll remember them for: Breaking down the barriers between band and fans, and eschewing the stage to perform from the crowd.
Best song: 'Nothing To Lose But Your Heads'
4The Dillinger Escape Plan
What we'll remember them for: Their legendary Reading Festival performance when frontman Greg Puciato shat in a bag, smeared some of it on himself then threw the rest at the crowd. Don't get that with Coldplay.
Best song: 'Milk Lizard'
What we'll remember them for: A knack for kitchen sink stories and social observations.
Best song: 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns'
6Bombay Bicycle Club
What we'll remember them for: Bookish indie hits and effortlessly segueing world influences into their pop hooks.
Best song: 'Always Like This'
7East India Youth
What we'll remember him for: Weaving intellectual, electronic gold and always looking dapper while doing so.
Best song: 'Dripping Down'
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