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Class of 2020: Arlo Parks

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Class of 2020: Arlo Parks

Still in her teens, Londoner Arlo Parks is creating a lyrically-focused, sonically-complex body of work that’s wise beyond her years. Don’t trust us? Ask her increasing army of famous fans.

December 16, 2019 3:07pm

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Class of 2020: Squid

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Class of 2020: Squid

The Bristol-via-London-via-Brighton quintet enter the new decade ready and able to stamp their mark, mixing the avant-garde with raucous post-punk immediacy.

December 16, 2019 10:37am

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Class of 2020: Talk Show

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Class of 2020: Talk Show

Are the South London quartet one of the most vital new live bands around? Quite possibly. And if they’re not now, Talk Show are ready to make sure they take the title soon enough.

December 9, 2019 2:14pm

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Class of 2020: Dry Cleaning

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Class of 2020: Dry Cleaning

Having gone from a bunch of mates making weird noise in a cupboard to one of the most hotly-tipped new groups in the country, Dry Cleaning are exactly the band we all need right now.

December 6, 2019 12:00pm

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The Better and Better Land: Fontaines DC

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The Better and Better Land: Fontaines DC

Since the release of ‘Dogrel’, Fontaines DC have been on an unstoppable upwards trajectory. As they prepare to close out 2019 with a sold-out tour, we check in with the breakthrough band of the year.

November 20, 2019 4:26pm

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Return of the Mac: Orlando Weeks

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Return of the Mac: Orlando Weeks

Last month, former Maccabees frontman Orlando Weeks debuted his first proper solo material since the band’s split. We caught up with the singer for an exclusive chat about what he’s been concocting…

November 18, 2019 10:11am

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Cowboy About Town: Mac DeMarco

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Cowboy About Town: Mac DeMarco

Ahead of his biggest gig at London’s Alexandra Palace, Mac DeMarco reflects on early tour life and taking ‘Here Comes The Cowboy’ on the road.

November 13, 2019 4:43pm

50/1 Faves: Do Nothing

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50/1 Faves: Do Nothing

Ahead of their headline slot on our stage for The Great Escape’s First Fifty, we catch up with the post-punk newcomers.

November 13, 2019 3:52pm

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Britain's Got Talent: slowthai

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Britain’s Got Talent: slowthai

At the start of the year, slowthai was a buzzy new hopeful. As 2019 comes to a close, following the release of incendiary debut ‘Nothing Great About Britain’, he’s grown into a bona fide star.

November 12, 2019 11:43am

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Happy Endings: Blaenavon

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Happy Endings: Blaenavon

It’s been a long and bumpy road towards ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’ for Blaenavon’s Ben Gregory but with the LP’s recent release he’s showing that something positive can come from struggle.

November 1, 2019 1:13pm

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Positive Destruction: Pumarosa

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Positive Destruction: Pumarosa

Upon the release of their debut album, Pumarosa’s world was turned upside down and not in the way they expected. With follow-up ‘Devastation’, they’re taking that part of their history and owning it.

October 28, 2019 1:35pm

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