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Leeds Festival 2019 – Day 2 – Saturday 24th August August 31, 2019


This Leeds Festival weekend was without a shadow of a doubt the hottest Festival weekend that I have ever experienced in the 44 years since my first festival. That was a very short visit to the 1975 Reading Festival, we bunked in under the fence and got to see Osibisa, then we had to run like mad to get the last train home. We were 16, had no tent and no money, but oh boy did it give me the bug! So how about we talk about Day 2 of the 2019 Leeds Festival. The first action I saw on Saturday was at the Pit/ Lock Up Stage for local band In Your Prime. They are brilliant and immensely talented, but I do hope that they are not actually in their prime for real because I really believe that they have so much more to offer and have the potential to develop into something very special. They spit out some dance tinged, emo veined heavy rock. Their stage performance is marvelously and magnificently manic with a ginger guitarist who plays like a harder-edged Johnny Marr. Then to cap it all off there are the classy vocals from Ruby Cooke. You should check out their tasty EP ‘Karana Mudra’ released last year.

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I followed this great start with a trip to the Main Stage to see a band that I knew nothing about but I was attracted by their name, they are I Don’t Know How But They Found Me. Can a rhythm be a band? well of course and this pair pay testament to that aesthetic. There is a strong 80s pop sensibility with some smooth blue-eyed soul style vocals. Set closer “Choke” is a mighty powerful glam rock stomper that would have been a huge hit in the early 70s. Considering the band took their name from Back To The Future perhaps they can go back to 1973 and launch this great song to an unsuspecting world. I want to hear so much more from the self-styled cheapest band on the bill. Next, it was the BBC Introducing Stage for RØYLS who provide perfect power pop with some sublime hook-laden songs. Each one of their tunes is every bit as good as anything that Ed Sheeran has written. “Choose To Believe” is the definition of what an anthemic pop song should be. But the highlight for me was “Life Like This” which hasn’t left my head since, not just a great track but an earworm of the highest order.

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The Festival Republic Stage played host to No Rome who played some delightfully chilled, ambient R & B from Manila. This was the perfect sound accompaniment for a scorching hot festival afternoon. Twin Atlantic was the next attraction on the Main Stage. It would be easy to compare them to Biffy Clyro but Twin Atlantic are so much more than that. They have some mountainous bluesy, punky riffs and songs that overflowing with soul and abundant with emotion. I have been listening to their fourth album ‘GLA’ and it is a complete gem of a rock record. I stayed at the Main Stage for Charlotte Emma Aitchison or as she is better known, Charli XCX. I was always a Reading/ Leeds rock purist and never liked the idea of pop at this festival. But through the years there have been some incredible and notable exceptions; Shampoo, Junior Senior and now Charli XCX. For the record, I am no longer that narrow-minded rock purist, it’s all about great music right? Charli has sass, style, attitude, and tunes to die for. The crowd loved her epic performance.

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It was back to the BBC Introducing Stage for Suffolk singer-songwriter Caswell who I had the pleasure of seeing at last years Latitude Festival. She has a great band behind her and her songs are funky and synthy in equal measure. Caswell can handle fun dance songs and emotive ballads. Her vocals are sometimes Adele like but her range and depth is much greater. I sensed some Kate Bush-style singing on the beautiful “Surface”. I absolutely love “Brother” especially the “I am not the enemy” chorus hook. I am now a big Caswell fan. Bad Child brought their indie dance, top beats, and tunes all the way from Canada to the Festival Republic Stage. I must confess that I only popped in for some respite from the sun, but I am so fucking glad that I did! The BBC Radio 1 Stage played host to the Night Cafe. Jangly indie rock scousers with top-class songs and a musical lineage that can be traced back to C86 via the Icicle Works. Like my comments on Gunna yesterday I have to ask the same question after experiencing Juice WRLD on the Main Stage. When did rap become so dull and derivative? I am not offended by swearing and shit but was Juice WRLD’s assignment simply to see how many times he could fit motherfucker, pussy, and nigga into his lyrics? If so then I award this bloke an A+. Help me out, am I missing something subtle here?

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I caught Jeremy Zucker from New Jersey on the Festival Republic Stage. He comes across as the bastard son of Justin Timberlake and Ed Sheeran when he is on his best form. But at times I found some of his songs a little bland and lacking emotion. But what do I know? The crowd adored him. I was drawn back to the Pit/ Lock Up Stage for Dream State from South Wales. I saw them here once before. This band has passion, power, guts and they wear their hearts ripped open on their sleeves. This is what great rock is all about, the band packs the mightiest of punches and CJ’s vocals are truly spectacular. A return to the BBC Introducing Stage enabled me to catch Inka Upendo from Finland via BBC Cornwall. Inka writes and performs lush, dreamy, danceable bedroom symphonies that you cannot ignore and are impossible to dislike. I particularly loved “Limbo”. She is a genius in the art of looping. It was a real shame that the crowd was so small and I really felt for Inka when her laptop blew forcing her to end her set early.

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Back at the Festival Republic Stage I was lucky enough to see Twisted Wheel. Hailing from Manchester Twisted Wheel are one of the best newer British bands that I have seen in quite a while. They will definitely appeal to fans of Oasis, Blur, the Small Faces, the Clash, the Jam and early Arctic Monkeys. But I am definitely not saying that they are any kind of tribute act, they are just a classy fucking rock ‘n’ roll band. Liam Gallagher would cut his arm off to sound as good as Twisted Wheel. Staying at the Festival Republic Stage it was the turn of Black Honey to entertain us next and oh boy did they entertain. There are some obvious Blondie comparisons in terms of their look but Black Honey’s sound is much more garage-style, dirty rock ‘n’ roll. They owe a debt to the finest glam rock bands too. This is one magnificent live band. Check out their new album, the eponymously titled ‘Black Honey’ it is a massive hit waiting to happen. I first saw Blackwaters in York about 18 months ago while they were supporting Hello Operator and I bloody loved them from the start. Had he still been alive John Peel would have made Blackwaters regulars on his show. They are from a similar mold to Cabbage with a vibrant punk attitude. There are shades of Mark E Smith and Jonathan Richman in their audience engaging performance. Blackwaters lead singer has the Jarvis Cocker shabby chic retro fashion style and he is an effervescent, manic and hugely talented performer. A truly great British band!

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Yet another visit to the Pit/ Lock Up stage came next for Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers. In my opinion, you don’t get much more punk than Laura Jane Grace. This was a mountainous, incendiary set that metaphorically took the roof off. Lara Jane speaks from the heart about living with mental health issues. On the evidence of this set, she not only survives, but she also thrives. Laura Jane Grace, we are not worthy! Staying in the Pit/ Lock Up tent it was time for PUP from Toronto. This is punk like it used to be, played hard, fast and short with not much chat between tunes. Not only does the band do exactly what it says on the tin they do it incredibly well. After this, it was a run over to the Main Stage for Royal Blood. A tsunami of a set; the power, the glory, the Blood! They pack the energy and firepower of a two-man Led Zeppelin. In fact, I would love to hear Robert Plant do some vocals for Royal Blood.

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The BBC Introducing Stage headliners on Saturday were local band Marsicans. I saw them at this very festival last year, in fact, they were the first band that I saw at last years festival. They were good last year and now they are on another level. Songs that are epic in ambition and cinematic in scope. Marsicans are one of the tightest musical units around from the perfect beaty purr of Rob and Cale’s rhythm section to Oli’s swooping and swaying guitar licks through to the icing on the cake of Jame’s stunning vocal performance. Marsicans have the potential to headline one of the bigger stages at this festival someday. Rather interestingly, for me anyway, Ethan Barnett a.k.a. Ten Tonnes took to the Festival Republic Stage to the strains of Neil Diamond’s late 60s classic “Sweet Caroline” and everyone was singing along, even the kids whose parents had probably not been born when the song came out. In a way a classic earworm and feel good song like that summarises what Ten Tonnes offers. His songs work their way into your head and take up residence in your brain. Most of his tunes appear to tell stories and his lyrics are well thought and very clever. Ten Tonnes is worth more than his weight in gold!

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I stayed in the Festival Republic Tent for cartoon Aussie punks and Mullett ambassadors, the Chats and frankly, they were perhaps one of the most fun bands to grace a Reading/ Leeds stage in years. They entered the stage to the power and pomp of the Rocky Theme. Their songs are short and high powered which I think were mostly about booze, drugs, and sex and they kept the crowd bouncing. They are like a Viz version of Ash and they deserve their own cartoon TV series. It was a tough choice but I decided to give the 1975 on the Main Stage a miss and instead head to the Pit/ Lock Up Stage for headliners Bowling For Soup. How does a band that has been around so long, they formed in 1994, draw such predominantly young crowd? Well simply because they are still a great band, they have huge songs, they are funny, engaging and know how to please an audience. All the big hits were there; “Girl All The Bad Guys Want”, “1985” and my absolute favourite of the night the stone-cold pop punk classic “Punk Rock 101”. Anyone who didn’t leave the arena with a big smile on their face after this probably needs medical treatment. Thank you for reading this far and I will regale you with day 3 shortly!

 

 

All the photos apart from the Festival Line Up poster were taken on my cheap android phone. The videos were all found on YouTube, if one of them is yours and you would like a credit or for me to remove it please let me know.

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Cry Baby at the Crescent, York Friday 14th October 2016 October 18, 2016


It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to attend another Northern Radar show put on by good friend, the very talented Mr Simon Pattinson. I have attended many gigs that Simon has either put on or recommended and he has not let me down so far. At four quid for four bands did he let me down for the first time tonight? Well dear reader you will have to read on to find out.

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The first band on were Kram with a Grunge-like take on Royal Blood. The singer/ guitarist, knowingly or unknowingly, gave a nod to the late, great Kurt Cobain by taking to the stage in a dressing gown. A bit like Cobain did at the Reading Festival back in 1992 when he came on stage wearing a hospital gown. I was actually there for that too. But enough trivia and comparison, Kram are an excellent band. A versatile and skilled guitarist who possesses a great rock voice more than ably backed up by a drummer who really knows his way around a drum kit.

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Next up were Lost Trends from my adopted home city of York. How the hell have I not seen these blokes before? This mob sound really well rehearsed and watching them play I felt that they really knew rock history. Chatting to them afterwards about everything from the Beatles to Bowie and the Shadows to Radiohead it is very clear that they do. Lost Trends are very difficult to slot into a specific genre. They have a bit of indie, a touch of classic rock and are most definitely a band that you can dance to. They have the potential to become one of my and I hope your favourite bands. If I had left after their set I would have gone home happy. Oh and their excellent single “DJ” has been featured on racing ads on Channel 4, check it out at the end of this post.

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The penultimate band of the evening were the Naked Six. If you like classic rock with a twist of 21st Century then this is definitely a band that you must see. Riffs reminiscent of Jimmy Page and vocals could grace many classic bands. Their songs were all incredibly powerful and the playing was stupendous. Given the right breaks the Naked Six have the potential to surpass the success of two of their famous fathers. Thank you for letting your boys get into a band Biff off of Saxon and Finley Quaye. If I had left home after the Naked Six I would have gone home bloody ecstatic. A mega monster of a band and one that I will definitely pay to see again.

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I didn’t envy Cry Baby having to follow three very talented and stunning bands. But they did it incredibly well and with great aplomb. The great thing about all of tonights bands is that they are all very different. Cry Baby perform classy indie rock n roll with influences from many sources; the Killers, Razorlight and the Arctic Monkeys. They have some well crafted songs and know how to put on a show. I am sure that I will see this lot again. I suggest that you, dear reader, should check out all the bands that I saw at this gig you will not be disappointed. Talking of disappointment, did Simon let me down tonight? What do you think? Of course he bloody didn’t this was yet another awesome Northern Radar show!

The usual public service announcement, all the pictures were taken using my shitty little Nokia phone and the video is courtesy of YouTube.

 

 

Black Lagoons, Broken Skulls, Mall Rats & Blind Eye – The Crescent, York – Friday 22nd January 2016 January 23, 2016


I once again had the pleasure of attending a gig set up by the fabulous Northern Radar a.k.a Simon Pattinson. It was at the Crescent in York a new community venue that I have not been to before. As usual with Simon’s shows the quality was top-notch. I have been to many gigs arranged by Simon and so far there has not been a bad one. No pressure for next time then Simon! Tonight’s bill featured two bands that I have seen before and two that were new to me. Incidentally it was great to catch up with Jordan Bell off of Avalanche Party, Mike Harrison, Joe Alexander and obviously Mr Pattinson himself.

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The proceedings were kicked off by the majestic power trio known as Blind Eye who I have seen before, the boys were fresh from recording their EP at a studio in Manchester. They gave us a couple of new songs that in a few years I am sure will be seen as Blind Eye classics; “Stained Glass Windows” and “Vultures”. Along with some of their older songs they also performed one of their customary covers, this time it was a thunderous run through of the Beatles classic “Come Together”. They even managed to incorporate a few lines of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” into the song. This band is truly fucking awesome, their EP I am sure will be off the scale good.

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OK now I want you to imagine a band that is a cross between the Velvet Underground with all of Andy Warhol’s arty-farty stuff removed and then crossed with Nirvana. Can you picture that? Good now think of that band’s drummer being a reincarnated John Bonham (not because they look the same but that they share the same pounding power. Do you have the picture in your mind? Can you imagine the sound that such a band would make? Excellent because that band Ladies and Gentlemen is the Mall Rats. A brilliant band whose closing song “Plunge Pool” was one of the most moshtastic of the whole evening.

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The third act on tonight was another York band that I have seen before, the truly stupendous Broken Skulls. These two brothers come across like the Kings Of Leon genetically spliced with Royal Blood and then injected with a massive testosterone booster. How can two people make such a loud but beautiful noise? I really don’t know but they do. Maybe we need to ask them how they do it. Anyway it would be fair to say that they really owned the stage during their set.

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I have not had the pleasure of witnessing a show by the Black Lagoons before tonight so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Even more so when I cast my eyes on the band for the first time. The majority of them have probably never seen a razor. Not because they are hirsute with resplendent facial hair but because I don’t believe that some of them have started shaving yet. But don’t let that put you off, for whatever age they are, and frankly I don’t care, they are a stunning live act. What do they sound like? That is a difficult question to answer, but it is almost as though they have invented a new genre of music which I will call Prog Punk (or possibly Punk Prog). These lads can only get better in my opinion and they are very damned good already. I tried to imagine the Queens Of The Stone Age as a school band and that captured a degree of what the Black Lagoons are. On top of that they have a reborn Keith Moon on drums and the coolest, most serious faced bass player since John Entwistle. I recommend that you check out all of tonight’s bands. No wait I don’t recommend that you do it, I order you to do it!

Public Service announcement all the pictures were taken by me and the videos are courtesy of YouTube. However I couldn’t find a Mall Rats video, so if you can send me the link to one then feel free to do so 🙂

 

 

Reading Festival 2015 – Day 2 – Saturday 29th August August 30, 2015


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Baby Metal – not actual babies, but proper pop metal. I am now a big fan of this lot.

Fidlar – no fiddles, they’re not needed, these guys are superb.

Marmozets – even better than last year. Super awesome!

Slaves – the true spirit of late 70s punk lives on in these blokes, although maybe with a sprinkle of Jilted John. A great band though.

Spector – not Phil obviously, but they have got even better than the last time that I saw them.

Circa Waves – confetti waves at the end, this will be a hard band to follow. Brilliant!

Wolf Alice – not big and bad, but not bad. But a bit of a comedown after Circa Waves. We left their set a little early to see Royal Blood.

Royal Blood – a really well deserved Main Stage for this powerful band. The singer did try a little too hard on being cool though.

Bring Me The Horizon – can you actually bring anyone the horizon? I think not, however that really doesn’t matter. This band deserves to be immense. I reckon that they will headline the Main Stage here very soon. Probably on of the UK’s finest rock bands at the moment. I should add that the band’s public service announcement was hilarious.

Metallica – wow what a masterpiece of a show! It worked for the Metallica family and the more casual fans. The music and visuals were supremely good.

the people that we met today made it like a mini United Nations of rock. Two Metallica fans from Belgium and thanks for the band recommendation of Black Box Revelation. Then to the Metallica super fan from Spain who stood in the same spot for twelve hours. Dude we are not worthy. He also pointed out the band’s producer and manager along with members of Slayer in the mixing tower behind us. We also bumped into the Cheltenham crew again and there was not a hangover present in any of them.

two down and one to go, let’s see what day 3 brings! Hopefully no burrying!

 

Hello Operator, Avalanche Party, Broken Skulls, Wildlife – Fibbers, York – Saturday 23rd May 2015 May 24, 2015


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I am back at Fibbers again just a few days after Julian couldn’t Cope. But there are no diva shenanigans tonight, Mike and Simon have created an excellent line up for what will sadly be Mike J’s final promotion. Kicking events off were the York and Leeds based Wildlife. I believe that this band would have easily fitted into New York’s late 70s post punk scene alongside a fledgling Talking Heads. But they are not revivalists of that era they are very 21st century too. They have great songs, great stage presence and a good rapport with the audience. They handled a little power outage problem with aplomb. Apparently all the songs are about the singers cock, well apart from “Like A Racehorse” anyway! Whether you like songs about cocks or not you should check them out.

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The second band to tread the boards tonight were the two piece Broken Skulls. Imagine if the Strokes had more power, more balls and only two members. Can you do that? If you can then you would probably be imagining Broken Skulls. I would imagine that the two piece format leads many to compare them with the excellent Royal Blood. However they are more than a facsimile of another band. They are incredibly powerful performers, gifted instrumentalists and they write some terrific songs. They dedicated an old song to Mike this evening which was also the name of a former band of theirs; “Toy Radar”. I would definitely go and see these boys again and so should you if you haven’t already.

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Second on the bill this evening is a band that hardly need any introduction to regular readers of this blog, the magnificent Avalanche Party. Up to now they have had excellent reviews from me. Is that about to change? Fuck no! These lads rocked their socks off on Saturday. They played a barnstorming set and the audience would have eaten out of the bands hands had they been asked. Well the majority would have at least. New song “Money” was stunning live and Joe and Jordan’s crowd invasions, or should that be incursions, raised the excitement levels for the punters. I would like to thank Jordan for dedicating the mountainous (sorry for the cliché) “Mountains” to me. ‘This one is for Big Billy at the front’; I love it! The band will be launching their new EP in their home town, Middlesbrough soon. Sadly I can’t make it, so please put a copy aside for me chaps! But if you can make it then you bloody well should. This band mean big and should be big. They get better every time I see them.

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I didn’t envy the brilliant Hello Operator having to follow such a great set from one of my favourite bands of the moment, but they did follow and they followed bloody well. Hello Operator are a different kind of band to Avalanche Party but they are equally as powerful. They appear schooled in a different vein of classic rock and they know how to win over and captivate an audience. I saw them earlier this year at the smaller City Screen venue and they metaphorically blew the roof off. Frankly they did the same at Fibbers. They are and incredibly tight, talented and well rehearsed band. The guitarist has the flourish of Bernard Butler at his peak and as far as vocals go they have a singer who has one of the finest rock voices around. If you have never seen them then get off your arse and do so!

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I would like to thank Mike and Simon for a great night and also Joe Bell off of Avalanche Party for the vino. This was a truly superb night for everyone who came along. Four great bands in one night it can’t get better than that can it?

The public service announcement for today is that all the pictures were taken with my Nokia and the videos are courtesy of YouTube

 

Reading Festival 2014 – 22nd to 24th August August 25, 2014


Usually you get three review posts from me for each day of the festival. But this year I am taking the lazy route. I will just be doing a single review of the whole shebang. Also it will be somewhat different from usual, this is born out of necessity as I just immersed myself in the music and the vibe and didn’t really bother to take notes. What follows is a departure from the norm for me and a bit of fun too. There is a list of the acts I saw and next to each there will be marks out of ten and one word to reflect my memory of that set. Some of these words may be obvious and others will be cryptic, if you want to know more about them please feel free to ask in the comments.

 

Day 1 – Friday 22nd August
Crossfaith 7/10 pretty
Red Fang 7/10 dervish
Rufus 8/10 nuts
Shambles In A Husk 6/10 shouty
Phil Nichol (comedian) 9/10 Eskimo
Deaf Havana 6/10 hair
Fat White Family 7/10 hype
Jimmy Eat World 8/10 veterans
Enter Shikari 9/10 banging
Vampire Weekend 9/10 headliners?
Jamie T 9/10 surprise
Bipolar Sunshine 7/10 happy
Metronomy 9/10 synchronised
Queens Of The Stone Age 9/10 party

 

Day 2 Saturday 23rd August

Jeff Leach (Comedian) 8/10 Ben

Marmozets 9/10 Heavy

Royal Blood 9/10 Bass

Peace 8/10 Magnificent

Hives 9/10 Entertainer

Foster The People 8/10 Kicks

Imagine Dragons 10/10 Thanks

Jake Bugg 9/10 Cool

Arctic Monkeys 10/10 Rocking

 

Day 3 Sunday 24th August

Glenn Wool (Comedian) 7/10 Canuck

Romesh Ranganathan (Comedian) 9/10 Brown

Billie Marten 8/10 Joni

Young Guns 9/10 Tunes

Papa Roach 8/10 Coby

Clean Bandit 7/10 Disco

Breach 7/10 Rave

Maverick Sabre 8/10 Soul

Schoolboy Q 3/10 Unauthentic

Kooks 10/10 Funky

Horrors 9/10 Pyramid

The 1975 10/10 Sophie

Disclosure 8/10 Fractals

 

To sign off I have a message for the festival organisers. It’s great that you switched the screens on the Main Stage to portrait view from their original landscape setting. However you need to fix the tech so that we can actually see interesting stuff on them. There were far too many shots of a singers ear, a guitarists arse or just a drum kit with no drummer in the picture. Also please move the fun fair back out of the main arena, it really doesn’t need to be there. All that aside this was one of the most enjoyable Reading Festivals that myself and my good friend Nick Horslen have been to. We have been attending them together for around 13 years and I went to my first in 1975. I’d love to hear what you folks thought of Reading and Leeds this year. Who do you think will headline next year? How about Iron Maiden or AC/ DC? I reckon Muse will headline. I’d like to see PIL on the bill too.

 

 

Reading Festival 2014 – The Preview August 18, 2014


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Here we are again, time for my annual pilgrimage to the Reading Festival with my good friend Nick Horslen. Collectively we are the Zimmer Twins a.k.a Bald Guy and Silver Dude. So what is on the agenda for us this year? well there are plenty of bands that we have seen many times before, particularly on the Main Stage. Friday on that stage looks very appealing, particularly Deaf Havana, Jimmy Eat World, Enter Shikari and Vampire Weekend all of whom we have seen before but entertaining none the less. There is a joint headline thing going on that day with Paramore and Queens Of The Stone Age. I’m not too sure about the joint headline thing but both are very good bands who I have seen quite a few times. Friday on the NME/ Radio 1 Stage has a couple of acts that I’d like to see. Notably Warpaint, Metronomy and Gerard Way.I really don’t want to miss Aluna George on the Radio 1 Dance Stage either. I can see some big clashes cropping up for us that afternoon! As for the Lock Up Stage I really want to see Brody Dalle. I am never going to be able to see everyone I want to on that day. Some tough choices need to be faced clearly. I haven’t even considered any of the other stages yet either! As usual I would appreciate any recommendations from you folks reading this, especially if it makes our hard choices a bit easier.

Saturday’s Main Stage line up also looks good and once again it features many acts that I have seen before; including Pulled Apart By Horses, The Hives, Foster The People, Imagine Dragons, Jake Bugg and the Arctic Monkeys. But I have to see DZ Deathrays on the Radio 1 Stage first thing on Saturday. I saw them at the Woolpack in York a couple of weeks back and they were awesome. Also on that stage on my to see list are Royal Blood, Cage The Elephant, Die Antwoord, Chvrches and Bombay Bicycle Club. Then maybe Architects on the Pit stage. Band Of Skulls and We Are Scientists on the Festival Republic Stage. I also want to pay a visit to the Alternative Stage for some comedy. Does anyone have the ability to clone me so that I can attend every stage? Please send me the details, what do you need? A DNA sample, blood, sweat, tears, a stool sample? just let me know because as you are all well aware; you’re never alone with a clone!

Sunday’s closing night on the Main stage is good, but at the moment I prefer the other days. Although missing Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Blink 182 would be disappointing. However Disclosure headline the NME/ Radio 1 Stage that night and I don’t want to miss them either. On that same stage on Sunday I also fancy Clean Bandit, the Horrors and the 1975. Blimey this doesn’t get any easier does it? Then of course there is the Klaxons on the Radio 1 Dance Stage. The Lock Up stage is headlined by the magnificent Gogol Bordello with support from the Frankly (Turner) un-missable Mongol Horde.

OK clearly I will enjoy loads of acts but I will also be disappointed at having to miss so many. I await your recommendations dear reader, along with your plans for cloning me. The Zimmer Twins will see you there!

If you squint you can just about spot the Zimmer Twins in that crowd!

If you squint you can just about spot the Zimmer Twins in that crowd!

 

 

 
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