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Jessie Ware

As Jessie Ware drifts onto Somerset House’s open-air courtyard stage in a voluminous black skirt, white shirt, gold jewellery and thick pomped hair she...

Milk Music

By the time Milk Music arrive in New York they’ve been on the road in North America for the best part of two months,...

Razorlight

It’s as random as Noel Fielding’s Twitter feed that the second the shot rings out across Epsom Racecourse to mark the end of the...

Tramlines

Once a year, every year, the good people of Sheffield put on a festival that’s fun, free, and bulging with brand new talent. Here’s...

Optimus Alive

Optimus Alive exists in a parallel universe to UK festivals. Rain is basically an alien concept, people wait until after it’s dark to get...

Benicassim

Are there actually any Spanish here?” asks a puzzled Ian Brown from Benicàssim’s main Maravillas stage. Browny’s been gamely greeting the crowd with more...

Wireless

After criticism from some quarters for schizophrenic line-ups, Wireless has found itself a delicious groove this year by turning the focus to R&B and...

MIA

MIA must be wondering what’s she got to do to get a break. First there was Truffleflavouredchipsgate. Then the duet with Madonna on ‘Give...

Regina Spector

There’s a pleasing irony to tonight’s proceedings. Regina Spektor is playing her first UK show to promote an album called ‘What We Saw From...

Suede

After the seemingly endless charge of reuniting ’90s heroes, it feels like we’ve finally reached phase two of the operation. Blur have unveiled their...
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