Photos of the month – June

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Florence at Isle Of Wight festival, by Andy Willsher. “This was taken two minutes before she walked on stage at the Isle Of Wight festival, overlooking the estuary that comes in from Cowes.”

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Japandroids, by Tom Oxley: “It was nearing the end of the tour and I think they were tired. So we went to the park nearby with a load of beers and just hung out in the sun. After a little while, the sun and beers have their effect and people start to loosen up.”

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Marina live, at the same gig.

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Biffy Clyro’s – with Simon Neil, jumping – taken at Isle Of Wight, by Andy Willsher. “Maybe you can understand now how he injured himself at Glastonbury,” says Andy. “Those amps are pretty high.”

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Rage Against the Machine Play Finsbury Park for ‘The Rage Factor

Rage Against The Machine backstage at Finsbury Park. “The first shot was taken as they were meeting [campaigners] Jon and Tracey Morter for the first time,” explains Richard Joshson. “Zack and Tom were such nice guys – [writer] Dan Martin’s lip was wobbling with all the emotion!”

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Kele okereke

Kele, shot in London for the cover of NME by Dean Chalkley.

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Atmosphere shots at Primavera Sound, Barcelona

Primavera, by Dan Dennison. “The setting Spanish sun was a nice backdrop for a wide shot over the shoulders of some people in the VIP area,” recalls the photographer. “In the forground someone’s being interviewed for TV whilst in the background Florence finishes off her set on the San Miguel Stage.”

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Jay-Z at Isle Of Wight, by Andy Willsher.

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AC/DC’s Angus Young, shot by Danny North: “Like almost everyone I love AC/DC, so I was really looking forward to shooting them. My Dad (RIP) also loved ’em, probably his second favourite band (after Iron Maiden), so this gig had a wee bit of an emotional pull for me.”

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