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Lovebox

If 2012 is the year to celebrate great British accomplishments, then add Lovebox to the list of things to raise a glass to. This...

The Maccabees

"I wasn’t even sure initially if it was a good idea,” mumbles Orlando Weeks, clutching a much-needed glass of wine and giving a look...

Download

Mud! Chaos! Traffic! Inclement weather is to be expected during British festival season, but the 10th instalment of Download festival commences in full-on crisis...

Rockness

The summer festival has changed over the years. For some it’s not just about going to a muddy field to cheer or heckle their...

Dizzee Rascal

Alot of people have been waiting for this moment for a long time. The moment the only true superstar to have emerged from the...

Field Day – Franz Ferdinand, Ponds, Grimes

In previous years, Field Day’s had a bit of a bad rep – only two toilets, only 12 per cent volume, moan moan moan,...

The Cribs

Ryan Jarman is all too aware of the daftness of the position he finds himself in. “Yeah we’re gonna do, like, a career-spanning set,”...

Gossip

We’ve heard of bands playing ‘intimate’ dates, but this is ridiculous. “How many people can you get in here anyway?” Beth Ditto giggles, getting...

Guns N’ Roses

It’s 10.20pm and there’s a sense of déjà-vu. Guns N’ Roses are over an hour-and-a-half late… again. Wind back 19 months to September 2010...

‘Watch The Throne’ tour

Whether striding on at Glastonbury to sarcastically cover Oasis or storming awards show podiums to ruin acceptance speeches, Jay-Z and Kanye West already know...
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