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Festival Review: Citadel Festival 2018, London

A headline performance from one of the planet’s most likeable acts came to the rescue of an all-day event that consistently finds itself struggling to find an identity. Sharing the site that Lovebox …

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RIOT’s European Festival Guide

Picture all of the joy that you experience during festival season; big-name headliners with confetti cannons, forming weekend-long friendships with all walks of life and the little-known acts that ste…

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Festival Profile: Y Not, 2018

Name:  Y Not Festival  Where:  Pikehall, Derbyshire  When:  26th-28th July  After unsafe weather conditions forced Y Not to cancel midway through last year's proceedings, the festival will be looki…

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Live Review: Jake Bugg // The Palladium, London

When Jake Bugg first came to public attention at the age of 18, he received acclaim from mainstream audiences and critics alike- with comparisons being drawn between himself and the likes of Bob Dylan…

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Interview: Sea Girls

Sea Girls talk breaking-through, the resurgence of indie and terrible 2000's trends I think it's safe to say that indie pop has been going through a transitional phase in recent years. Many guitar-le…

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Album Review: Little Dark Age // MGMT

How do you solve a problem like MGMT? The duo entered musical consciousness a decade ago, with the release of Oracular Spectacular; one of the few 1million-selling albums that could forgivably be refe…

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Interview: Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice's Joel Amey talks about the band's forthcoming album, film and their relationship with Slaves.  Many fans may find it hard to believe that Wolf Alice have only released one album to date, …

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Album Review: American Dream // LCD Soundsystem

Six years after recording the band's retirement concert in Madison Square Gardens, James Murphy's LCD Soundsystem have come out of hiding with a new album; an album about skepticism that docum…

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Live Review: Tom Walker // UltraLounge

If the UltraLounge's location in the basement of Selfridges department store in London illustrates anything to a visitor, it is this; live music is in a transitional age. In a world where concerts wer…