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Dom Saad recommends albums to sweat and slave to this Christmas vac

In The Aeroplane Over The Sea – “experimental and weird”

Barney Pite reexamines one of indie rocks most enigmatic classic albums

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Will Cowie predicts big things for Ed Sheeran in 2017

Houghton Festival 2017 Review

The brand new Houghton Festival impresses, delights and transcends the music it focuses on all together.

Laura Marling: always a woman

Ellen Peirson-Hagger delves into the folk singer’s most recent explorations of love and identity on her new album Semper Femina

The vintage sound of The Vaccines

As they prepare to drop their fourth album, indie-rock sensation The Vaccines tell Susannah Goldsbrough what it's like to be old fashioned rockers in a post-punk world.

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Lydia Stephens ponders why melancholic Christmas songs like 'Fairytale of New York' and 'Last Christmas' are often the most successful

Sad and Loud, Ryan Adams Live

Thomas Athey reports on an eventful show at The Sage

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Dom Saad serves up a post-mortem for Rag’n’Bone Man’s "Human"

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