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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Saturday night at Lovebox in Victoria Park, during MIA's set

Lovebox festival review

When the first day of a festival is also the hottest day of the year, spirits are going to be high.

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Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Arcade Fire headlined the British Summer Time stage in Hyde Park

Review: Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, The Libertines and McBusted at British Summer Time Hyde Park

The giants of rock, metal and pop descended upon the Royal Park to put on some of the most anticipated shows of the year.

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St Peter's Car Show, Harold Wood

Car show promises fun for all the family in Harold Wood

More than 200 cars ranging from exotic, specialist vehicles to classic family motors will be on display at St Peter’s Car Show, in Harold Wood, on Saturday.

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The band, from left to right: Andy Lynn, Matt Wright, Tristan Embleton, Sam Loughlin

Fledgling band Dead Baby Birds ready to take off

Havering born and bred four-piece band Dead Baby Birds have played a host large venues, including pretty much everywhere in outer east London and Essex – so their modesty and earnestness is a little unexpected.

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Nick Mulvey will be performing at Somersault festival next month

Nick Mulvey tells of his love of English festivals ahead of Somersault appearance

It might not seem very glam to be stuffing your face at a service station, but when you’re a rising star with a shed load of gigs in the offing, eating on the hoof is the reality.

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We Are FSTVL returns to Upminster with a stunning lineup of top dance artists

Thousands of devoted dance music lovers braved the downpour and descended onto Damyns Hall Aerodrome for the second incarnation of We Are FSTVL.

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London-based band Teleman will play at Secret Garden Party this July

Introducing Teleman, the London four-piece set to storm Secret Garden Party

You might not have heard of London-based four-piece Teleman yet. But in the coming months, when the band will release their debut album Breakfast and perform at popular festival the Secret Garden Party, all that is bound to change.

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A sled can help you carry all your kit for the days of revelling ahead

Festival survival guide: Don’t turn your dream weekend into a nightmare

Packing the right items and avoiding common pitfalls helps make your festival the uplifting experience it should be...

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Henrietta Adewole sings Let Her Go by Passenger

Henrietta Adewole and SweetChix take Britain’s Got Talent by storm

Teenage talent show contestants have made their mark by impressing judges and getting through to the next round of a national TV talent contest.

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Havering College students to become Angry Birds.

Angry Birds to cause a flap in Havering College production

An award winning lyricist and composer will be putting on a modern retelling of the suffragette movement with college students in Hornchurch.

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Members of the dance troupe Diversity

Diversity interview: ‘We are trying to give more of that shock factor’

Perri Kiely and Jordan Banjo of dance troupe Diversity, speak to Richard Wyatt about pulling out all the stops for a re-imagining of their critically acclaimed show ‘Limitless’ at the British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park.

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Andy C. Pic: Andrew Attah.

Andy C interview: ‘When everybody is vibing with you – there’s no better business’

When I finally speak with Andy C he’s busy running through the soundcheck for a six-hour set in one of London’s biggest nightclubs.

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Wireless Festival

Win tickets to 30 music festivals this summer in tomorrow’s Recorder

We’re giving readers a chance to win tickets to 30 music festivals in London and across the UK this summer.

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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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