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How to Become: a Drum and Bass Superstar

Say this in the Job Centre and you’re going to get some funny looks and zero benefits in return, so we thought we’d recruit Belgian drum and bass producer Netsky to tell you how you can get the life he has. How did you first get into making Drum & Bass? In Belgium you don’t…

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Most Iconic Festival Performances of All Time

Festivals aren’t just about starting obscene chants, paying a week’s salary for a cheeseburger and drinking a year’s worth of cider in a weekend, there’s also some pretty good music at them believe it or not. So here we’ve rounded up a few key performances to get you in the mood for festival season.  …

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Frank Carter’s Must-See Bands At Download Festival

Frank Carter, frontman of the Rattlesnakes, Pure Love and Gallows, has told us who we can’t miss at this year’s Download Festival. And with him being the saviour of angry, uncompromising modern punk (as well as being utterly terrifying), we’ll take his word for it. [flexvideo][/flexvideo] Babymetal Have you ever seen the movie Battle Royale?…

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Hinds: the Girls from Spain You Need to Know About

Ahead of their performance at BBK Live festival in their home country of Spain, we caught up with girl garage quartet Hinds to talk all things touring, from nachos to mud slides to getting absolutely wasted. Do you enjoy life on road? Carlotta Cosials: We love it. We love to play everywhere. Sometimes we don’t…

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Junction 2 Festival: 8 Techno Acts You Need To See

Jack Kane, member of the LWE team and co-creator of Junction 2 festival, has created a playlist to get you in the mood for the first ever techno event. We’d say sit back, relax and listen, but these are the type of tunes you need to get turnt too. [flexvideo][/flexvideo] No Distance - Guy Gerber…

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Field Day: Blossoms Festival Survival Tips

Festivals can be a minefield: what do you wear? Who do you go see? What do you do if there’s no toilet paper left in the portaloo? Well we recruited Blossoms, who’ll be playing London’s Field Day Festival this year, to answer these questions and more (except for the toilet situation, you’ve sealed your fate and…

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Fashion, Music, Style

4 Best Dressed New Musicians You Need to Know About

We know it’s all about the sound, but when we go for a burger we want it to look like a burger, not a steaming turd. So we’ve rounded up the best new artists around that not only make phenomenal tunes, but also dress like they mean business. BLOSSOMS This melodic five piece from Manchester…

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Thomas Cohen’s Top 8 Records

The former frontman of S.C.U.M has changed his sound. Like, a lot. Instead of the droning post punk sounds of his previous years, his latest venture sees him explore softer, more melodic music, truly setting himself up as a solo artist, distancing himself from the artsy band where he used to blindfold himself on stage.…

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Best Jukeboxes in the UK

Sometimes you go for a pint you want to drone out the rest of the human race. That’s where jukeboxes come in. But with the rise of DJs and iPODs, the institution is dwindling. Here’s where you can still enjoy making people listen to your awful music choices. CORBIERES WINE CAVERN, MANCHESTER Frequented by Oasis…

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