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Tame Impala’s slow-rave arena show proves they’re truly becoming the hipster Pink Floyd

Four years on from Tame Impala's international breakthrough album 'Currents', fans of the Kevin Parker-led band were hoping for the best when a pair of disco-tinged...

Halsey’s intimate London gig: anthems of anger and unity, with tribute paid to the lesbian couple assaulted in Camden

In the past few days, Halsey has played at Wembley Stadium and joined her new BFFs in BTS across the channel at Paris’ Stade de...

Slipknot’s Rock am Ring gig showed that, still inventive and dangerous, they’ve gas in the tank left to burn

For a band as durable as Slipknot – this June marks twenty-years since their iconic self-titled debut; next year it’s a decade since the...

Field Day, held behind an IKEA in north London, was a festival in the grip of an identity crisis

Plagued by delays, which forced several artists to cancel their sets altogether, the first day of Field Day didn’t exactly justify the festival’s move...

Guided By Voices at London’s Village Underground: A performance of peerless brilliance

With the exception of a few years off in the noughties, as well as a couple earlier this decade, Bob Pollard has been doing...

Liam Gallagher delights his congregation at the Round Chapel in Hackney

There’s a picture of Leo Sayer on the back of the bass drum. There’s a Manchester City flag draped over one of the amps....

Primavera Sound: the 12 best acts we caught at the Spanish festival’s groundbreaking 2019 edition

Thursday, May 30 Christine and the Queens Leading the vanguard for the festival’s new 50:50 gender split manifesto, Christine and the Queens’ set was the first...

BTS prove why they’re the world’s biggest pop group at epic Wembley Stadium gig

Just seven months after playing a pair of sell-out shows at London's most famous arena, The O2, BTS are stepping up again with a...

slowthai packs a punch with an incendiary set at Primavera Sound 2019

It’s a funny coincidence that Tyler Frampton, aka slowthai, shares a surname with a world champion boxer. Much of the Northampton rapper’s live show...

Muse bring their latest sci-fi blockbuster to London Stadium

"Wow, this is way better than Wembley," Muse frontman Matt Bellamy tells the howling masses at London Stadium in the midst of their latest...
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