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Splendour Sideshows Guide

Back by popular demand, here’s my trademark easy-to-read guide to Splendour In The Grass sideshows (there are two lies in that sentence). If you’re sick of lists that are arranged alphabetically or that only include ‘official sideshows’, then this is for you: every sideshow announced so far arranged by date so that clashes are obvious and with ticket prices, venues, and support acts all listed.

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You Have To Hear: Broken Bells

Broken Bells is the name of the collaboration between The Shins frontman James Mercer and Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse. Even though the project was only announced late last year, the duo already have a debut album finished, which is due out next month. They make melodic music that flirts with experimentation but never really […]

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