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First Aid Kit announce January 2015 tour‏

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Helen Love - Pogo Pogo EP

Of course The Ramones get a name check!

Queen and Adam Lambert announce UK dates

Fat bottomed girls, they make the rockin' world go round, apparently.

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Dates include Stoke and Coventry.
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First Aid Kit - Albert Hall Manchester

Gold dust women - First Aid Kit dazzle Manchester.

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Jess and the Bandits - The Louisiana, Bristol

Jess and the Bandits on their first UK tour.
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Kate Bush - Hammersmith Apollo

Gary Kaill sees Kate Bush return to the stage after a 35 year break. Warning: contains graphic enthusiasm (and SPOILERS!)
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Gruff Rhys - RNCM, Manchester

Evans above! SFA man goes west in search of his ancestry.
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Reading Festival 2014 - Saturday - Reading

The second day of Reading passes by in a memorable fashion - some good, some bad!

Kasabian - iTunes Festival, Camden Roundhouse

Test transmissions: the Leicester timelords take the Roundhouse back to the future.

End Of The Road Festival - Larmer Tree Gardens, Wiltshire

Another End Of The Road. Great sets of harmonies but fewer bearded bands though.

Reading Festival 2014 - Friday

We ventured to Reading Festival, and on a day that included the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Twin Atlantic and Gerard Way - who came out on top?

V Festival - Sunday - Weston Park

Lorne Thomson's second gallery from V, featuring Elbow, Janelle Monae, Ed Sheeran, Manic Street Preachers and Sophie Ellis Bextor.

V Festival - Saturday - Weston Park

Lorne Thomson's first gallery from V including Rita Ora, Lily Allen, The Wonder Stuff, Paolo Nutini and Nina Nesbitt.
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U2 - Songs Of Innocence

They're back. For free. Until they tour.
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Basement Jaxx - Junto

What has five years away done to Basement Jaxx?
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The Pierces - Creation

Do we Believe in the Alabama sister duo's fifth studio album?
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FKA Twigs - LP1

Take a leaf out of Tahliah Barnett's book.
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Honeyblood - Honeyblood

Is there a doctor in the house? Gary needs some insulin.
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Jungle

You drive me ape, you big gorilla.
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Fink - Hard Believer

Here glums the summer.
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Helen Love - Pogo Pogo EP

Of course The Ramones get a name check!

Mano's Daughter - Shiver

Impressive second EP from promising electro-pop act.

Larkin Poe - Kin

Stop Larkin' about. Crowd-pleasing debut - but is it indie, roots or what?

Caroline Rose - I Will Not Be Afraid

Remember the name - Caroline Rose.

Acre Tarn - Clasp and Shake EP

Tarn around bright eyes. Gary dallies with another electronic duo.

Jaws - Be Slowly

Not the shark, not the Bond villain, but the Brummie band.

PHOX

OutPHOX-ed? You will be.

Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls

The moon, monkeys and sinster rumblings make for a majestically oddball ride.
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Yorke Kidding Me: Why Thom Yorke's 'experiment' isn't good news

It might be a marketing coup, but Thom Yorke's BitTorrent album isn't great news for struggling new musicians. MALKA's Tamara Schlesinger tells us why.
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Campfire Tales: the Sturgill Simpson interview

Max talks to country music's freshest name on the block.
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Campfire Tales: September 2014

Another massive month of roots, et al. Some country big hitters, some newbies, and some live albums.
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Dark Hemyspheres: September 2014

Taking a walk on the wild side.
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Cherry Pop #5: Let It Bee by Voice Of The Beehive

Julie Brain revisits another classic debut album.
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Beyond Grunge: the History of the North West Underground

Finding nirvana in America's top corner.
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Campfire Tales: Willie Watson interviewed

From Old Crow Medicine Show to Willie Watson solo show. We talk about being on your own, leaving OCMS and Midnight Special.
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O-Town: Lines & Circles track-by-track

The reformed man band talk us through their new album Lines & Circles.