Elbow, the Vaccines and Ride are among the big names playing intimate gigs as part of War Child’s Passport Back To The Bars.
Classic melody-driven pop is the result of The New Union, four young pups bonding over a desire to make music and to avoid getting a ‘proper job’. They've just released their second EP, Staying Friends after a fantastic showing at last month's Great Escape Festival which will have won them even more friends. M catches this energetic Brighton band for 30 Seconds on their way up...
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The Vaccines have taken the top spot in the album charts, with Two Door Cinema Club following closely behind in second place, reports the Official Charts Company.
The Music Development Agency presented a panel session at The Great Escape entitled What’s Required to DIY? and M was on hand to find out more.
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Congratulations to Jessie J who has topped the BBC Sound of 2011 list.