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Festival news round-up: 5th March 2015

Festivals, we love them. Good thing as here's some news.
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Campfire Tales: C2C Country To Country special

Max gives the latest albums from the stars of C2C a spin.

Brandi Carlile - The Firewatcher's Daughter

Album number five for Washington folk rocker.

Mumford & Sons announce new album Wilder Mind

Plus details and line-ups for their 2015 Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers tour

Swervedriver - I Wasn't Born To Lose You

Driving Miss Hazy. The return of the first gen shoegazers.

Campfire Tales: introducing Callaghan

We talk to the up-and-coming country act ahead of the C2C event.

My Brightest Diamond - This Is My Hand

We - belatedly - catch up with Shara Worden's latest.

Campfire Tales: February 2015

Max is back with another roots, country and similar round-up.
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Enter Shikari - Cardiff Y Pas

Enter chaos.

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Ex Hex - Manchester Soup Kitchen

They'll put a spell on you.
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The Staves - Hackney Empire, London

Sister act slays the Empire, bringing Bon Iver's Justin Vernon along for the ride.
More Live Reviews

Brandi Carlile - Union Chapel, London

Pin drop? You could hear a feather drop.

Hiss Golden Messenger - The Lantern at Colston Hall, Bristol

Underground folk rockers make claim for success.

Little Big Town / The Shires - Shepherd's Bush Empire

A gallery from Little Big Town's London show, also featuring country duo The Shires.

Drew Holcomb - The Bullingdon, Oxford

It's a cold night for a hot show.

2:54 - Manchester Deaf Institute

Sister Act II. Gary Kaill argues the case for the sequel. (Photos by Alex Bell.)

mewithoutYou - Newcastle, Australia

Leftfield Philadelphia combo arrive in Australia to showcase their tunes.
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Charli XCX - Sucker

Sweary pop. It's a thing.
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Idlewild - Everything Ever Written

Do Idlewild still have the Write stuff?
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Imagine Dragons - Smoke + Mirrors

Anthemic rock outfit return for their second outing. Is more of the same ever a good thing?
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Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth

Tad's the way we like it.
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Sleater-Kinney - No Cities To Love

They've been gone for a wee while. Did we miss 'em? You bet.
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Panda Bear - Meets Grim Reaper

It's a Bear necessity.
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Desperate Journalist

We have lift off. Gary Kaill on why Desperate Journalist are the write stuff.
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Nicole Atkins - Slow Phaser: Expanded Deluxe Edition

Do yourself a favour - start the new year with the Atkins diet. Gary Kaill goes back for a second helping.
Quick Fixes

Katzenjammer - Rockland

More eclectic fun from Norwegian foursome.

Brandi Carlile - The Firewatcher's Daughter

Album number five for Washington folk rocker.

Swervedriver - I Wasn't Born To Lose You

Driving Miss Hazy. The return of the first gen shoegazers.

My Brightest Diamond - This Is My Hand

We - belatedly - catch up with Shara Worden's latest.

Tropics - Rapture

Tropical is topical. The ambient sounds of Chris Ward.

Low Low Low La La Love Love Love - Last

It's an L of a way to bow out.

José González - Vestiges & Claws

Quietly does it on acoustic songwriter's new album.

The Sweet - Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be

A taste of the glam rockers' early days.
Features See all Features
Image:Campfire Tales: C2C Country To Country special

Campfire Tales: C2C Country To Country special

Max gives the latest albums from the stars of C2C a spin.
Image:Campfire Tales: introducing Callaghan

Campfire Tales: introducing Callaghan

We talk to the up-and-coming country act ahead of the C2C event.
Image:Campfire Tales: February 2015

Campfire Tales: February 2015

Max is back with another roots, country and similar round-up.
Image:Campfire Tales: Jason Aldean interviewed

Campfire Tales: Jason Aldean interviewed

Big hitting country superstar talks bro-country, C2C, and cowboy hats.
Image:Dark Hemyspheres: February 2015

Dark Hemyspheres: February 2015

Dominic is back with a few more morbid curiosities.
Image:Campfire Tales: Five minutes with Drew Holcomb

Campfire Tales: Five minutes with Drew Holcomb

Sugar-free Americana from Nashville.
Image:Campfire Tales: January 2015

Campfire Tales: January 2015

A new year, a new month of roots records - and of a very high standard to boot.
Image:Dark Hemyspheres: January 2015

Dark Hemyspheres: January 2015

A bloody new year to you too.