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Slaves tore the house down on an eclectic Later… with Jools Holland

Later… with Jools Holland has been running for nearly 25 years and 49 series, and has become a highlight in a criminally shallow sea of music on British TV. Thanks to its eclectic line-ups which can pair up acts you never thought you’d see rub shoulders in one studio, it’s the ideal way to catch bands you love …

Music News September 28, 2016

Slaves: 'We want to inspire people to have an opinion'

Slaves have risen up the indie-rock ranks faster than any band in recent history, and are about to release their second album in as many years. The duo of Isaac Holman and Laurie Vincent produce a snarling punk noise, the kind of music you’d never expect from their native Royal Tunbridge Wells, and are gearing …

Music Interviews August 31, 2016

Groping at gigs is a real issue that we can’t just ignore

Sexual harassment of musicians has been well publicised and called out by those on the receiving end. But what about the sexual harassment of their fans? Siobhan Smith spoke to campaign group Girls Against about the very real issue of groping at gigs, why it happens and what we can do about it In recent weeks the subject of sexual …

Agenda Music Opinion November 20, 2015

Quiz: How much do you know about the Mercury Prize contenders?

Tonight will see the winner of the 2015 Mercury Music Prize announced. Nominees include stalwarts Gaz Coombes, Roisin Murphy and Florence and the Machine, as well as newcomers Benjamin Clementine, Eska and SOAK. But how much do you actually know about the artists and albums up for nomination? Take our quiz and find out: How …

Music News Quizzes November 20, 2015

Slaves speak out about reports of girls being groped at their gig

Mercury-nominated punk duo Slaves have spoken out about incidents of sexual harassment which allegedly occurred at one of their gigs. The band performed last night at Cardiff’s Student Union and reports of young girls being subjected to groping and sexual assault have circulated online today. The band posted the following statement on their Facebook page: “Cardiff …

Agenda Music News November 16, 2015

17 music tours to check out this month

Gig season is upon us – of this there is no doubt. It might be getting dark by 4 o’clock, perpetually dank and foggy outside, and Christmas is still over a month away, but you can be sure of a warm embrace down at your local venue, and with this many great bands pootling up and down …

Gig Guides Playlists November 2, 2015

Mercury Music Prize 2015 - nominations in full

The Mercury Music Prize nominations were being revealed today, live on Lauren Laverne’s BBC 6 Music Show. Here’s how it happened – read on for a brief guide to the 12 albums. The Mercury Prize​ 2015 nominations in full: • Aphex Twin​ – Syro • Wolf Alice​ – My Love Is Cool • Róisín Murphy​ …

Music News October 16, 2015

Reading and Leeds Sunday review

The second day and night of Reading and Leeds 2015 saw performances from The Libertines, Kendrick Lamar, Royal Blood and Wolf Alice. Alex Nelson in Leeds and Daniel Jeakins in Reading report on the Friday festivities, with photos by Anthony Longstaff at Leeds It’s apparent that Sunday is the token ‘heavy’ day of Leeds festival: Metallica …

Reading and Leeds Sunday review

The second day and night of Reading and Leeds 2015 saw performances from The Libertines, Kendrick Lamar, Royal Blood and Wolf Alice. Alex Nelson in Leeds and Daniel Jeakins in Reading report on the Friday festivities, with photos by Anthony Longstaff at Leeds It’s apparent that Sunday is the token ‘heavy’ day of Leeds festival: Metallica …

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September 2, 2015

Y Not Festival review: Snoop Dogg, Basement Jaxx and more

Daniel Jeakins gives his verdict on Y Not Festival in Derbyshire, which featured performances from Snoop Dogg, Basement Jaxx, and Primal Scream The British festival scene has been rejuvenated in recent years with the emergence of a number of small, independent events that have grown into prominent fixtures in the music calendar. Now celebrating its tenth …

Y Not Festival review: Snoop Dogg, Basement Jaxx and more

Daniel Jeakins gives his verdict on Y Not Festival in Derbyshire, which featured performances from Snoop Dogg, Basement Jaxx, and Primal Scream The British festival scene has been rejuvenated in recent years with the emergence of a number of small, independent events that have grown into prominent fixtures in the music calendar. Now celebrating its tenth …

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August 6, 2015
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