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THUS LOVE: Vermont punks making urgent, community-driven anthems for outsiders

Hailing from a tiny Vermont town, the new Captured Tracks signees manifest positive change on their unifying debut album ‘Memorial’

EFÉ: a serotonin-boosting blast of sunny bedroom pop

After smashing support slots with rapper JPEGMAFIA in her native Ireland, the rising act is determined to keep her vibrant, unique spirit alive in a ruthless, exploitative industry

Miloe: Minnesota-based indie-pop star paying tribute to his Congolese heritage – and Coldplay

The DR Congo-born, Minneapolis-based artist is hoping to inspire his listeners after delving deeper into his cultural heritage on his new EP 'Gaps'

Nell Mescal: candid and tender indie folk that tugs at the heartstrings

The Irish singer-songwriter on the "whirlwind" story behind her debut single 'Graduating', her close bond with her brother Paul Mescal and the "amazing" support she's received from Phoebe Bridgers

Anish Kumar: vivid club belters from one of UK dance music’s brightest new hopes

The North East producer has an underground hit under his belt, an exhilarating debut project ready to go and a slot supporting Four Tet – all while studying a six-year degree at Cambridge

The Heavy Heavy: “Our sound? The Rolling Stones meets The Mamas & The Papas”

The retro-rockers on evoking the greats of the past (without pastiche) and hitting hit the road with Black Pumas

STRABE: Dublin duo crafting strobe-lit pop for disco dancing

As they prepare to release their debut mixtape, the pair discuss their evolving sound and the role of fate in their journey

Been Stellar: New Yorkers writing their own chapter in their city’s storied guitar scene

Ahead of a run of UK dates, the five-piece discuss defying the clichés and finding their own shimmering edge amid the city’s hustle and bustle

The Umlauts: gloriously fearless tunes that refuse to play by the rules

The four-piece make expressive, confounding art-punk by wrapping elements of French, German and Italian traditions into their sound

Grove: “You’ve got to poke the rage button, but direct it somewhere once you have”

The Bristol artist will take their dirty bangers to Glastonbury for four sets in the festival’s most incendiary corners
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