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Sziget Festival, the Island of Freedom, a week-long festival holiday in Budapest has just announced the first 14 names of the line-up. The announcements will be continuous from now on, featuring not only music, but contemporary theatre, circus, art and much more! Sziget is held between 9-16 August 2017 and passes for a discounted price are available till 31st December.
Sziget Festival takes place on a beautiful green island in the middle of Budapest, where more than 500,000 Szitizens unite from more than 100 countries to celebrate. Sziget has received the award for ‘Best Major European Festival’ twice, while last year it was awarded for the festival with the ‘Best Line-Up’. The program of Sziget breaks down to more than 50 venues, where one can not only plan to see top headline acts on the Main Stage, but can experience a unique vibe, where the program is on 24/7.
Hundreds of acts and programs will be announced in the forthcoming months, now starting with 14 names, representing different genres and keeping the music line-up as colorful as always.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike will host the spectacular End Show of the 25th Sziget, happening as the last act on the Main Stage, on the last festival day. Major Lazer will also take over the Main Stage of Sziget as a headline act, plus Tom Odell and Two Door Cinema Club.
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The latest internet sensation, South East London born Alex Clare has been involved with many different bands over the years, playing instruments, providing backing vocals and writing lyrics. Now going solo and signed to Island Records, Alex describes his sound as "mostly down-tempo, there are only two or three songs on the album that are up there." His debut album has been produced by Diplo and Switch. "The Major Lazer cronies put some serious Major Lazerness on Alex Clare's windswept vocals: beefy Nirvana-style guitars with a hint of surf, thin sirens and a little bit of dembow in the beat" – Thefader.com.
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Allah-Las is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California formed in 2008. The band consists of Matthew Correia (percussion), Spencer Dunham (bass), Miles Michaud (vocals, guitar), and Pedrum Siadatian (lead guitar). When the band got together, three of them – Correia, Dunham and Siadatian – were working at Amoeba Music. They released their first 7-inch recording in 2011, Catamaran/Long Journey, produced by Nick Waterhouse for his Pres label. In 2012, they released a second single, Tell Me (What's On Your Mind)/Sacred Sands, produced again by Nick Waterhouse but this time for their new label, Innovative Leisure. One reviewer commented that "their sound is steeped in the pop sensibilities of The Zombies and The Kinks, laced with Northern Soul, lo-fi funk and the ever-enduring influence of Arthur Lee and Love". Allah-Las were featured in a Daytrotter session in May 2012 and their performance of Catamaran was named one of the top 200 Daytrotter songs of the year.
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Leeds band alt-j were formerly known as Films, but changed their name to the symbol that you get from the Mac shortcut alt+j. The band comprise Joe Newman (guitar/vocals), Gus Unger-Hamilton (keyboards) and Thom Green (drums). Their original and unique experimental indie/electronic sound saw their debut album, 'An Awesome Wave', achieve great critical acclaim which went on to win the prestigious Mercury Music Prize in 2012. They also won the Ivor Novello Album Award in 2013 and have received a string of nominations over the years from the Brits and Grammys. While critical success is always welcome, commercial success came with their 2nd album; 2014's 'This Is All Yours', which reached no.1 on the UK album chart, while 2017's 'Relaxer' reached no.3. They then enlisted an array of artists from the world of Hip Hop and Rap to remix and reinterpret the material from 'Relaxer' for 2018's 'Reduxer'.
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In the world of electronic music, there are few bigger names than that of Andy C. Regarded as one of the greatest DJs to ever touch a turntable, the Ram Records founder has relentlessly dedicated almost two decades of his life to the music he loves. Much more than just a DJ, Andy C is a true figurehead for the drum & bass movement, within which he has been an instrumental player since its very beginnings. His DJ sets and seminal productions have helped to evolve the genre through the many stages of its evolution. His commitment to his craftsmanship has earnt him a status as one of the most iconic and important figures in global dance music culture.
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Bolstering her place in pop’s hot property with her female-forward hits and co-signed to Major Toms/Asylum, former 3 x world karate champion Anne-Marie has collaborated with a wealth of household names over her career to date including Rudimental, a band whom she toured the world with as their lead vocalist for two years, and Clean Bandit. Her joint single with Clean Bandit and Sean Paul, 'Rockabye', topped the charts in 8 countries including the UK, while in 2018 she notched up hits in the UK at no.4 and 5 respectively with 'Friends' and '2002' and her debut album 'Speak Your Mind' reached no.3.
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The godfathers of the So.Cal. punk rock scene, still kicking ass and chewing bubblegum.
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'Bakermat, an alias for young dutch producer Lodewijk Fluttert, had a quick rise. In just three months he gained a lot of views, likes and followers with his productions. He allways had an obsession with music, in many genres. The young Bakermat was into jazz and blues at a young age and discovered house music when he was around 12. By fanatically listening to every track that was posted on blogspots he soon had a huge library built up. At the age of 18, he went to the University of Utrecht to study Psychology and to finally live on his own with other students. It was Utrecht that made him discover deep house and producing.'
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One afternoon somewhere in the beginning of 2007 two friends decided to join forces, one DJ and one producer, both sharing great passion for house music. Bassjackers was born! Marlon Flohr and Ralph van Hilst had not foreseen what was to come when they started their collaboration. Marlon was mainly DJ-ing and playing house music, when the idea came to push Ralph’s productions in a direction where Marlon could play the tracks in his sets. Since then Bassjackers have remixed for A-list artists like Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias and Moby and played in clubs from Ibiza alongside Tiesto, to Las Vegas alongside Afrojack, and continue to tour around the globe.
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The Bear's Den story is something of a fairytale, opening with the truly bewitching Austin to Boston Communion Tour of the US in March of 2012, where they shared the stage with Nathaniel Rateliff, The Staves and Ben Howard. From there, the band traveled to a secluded cottage in the Welsh wilderness to record their eponymous debut EP. In keeping with their DIY ethos, the band did everything themselves, right down to stamping each EP with hand carved potato stamps. After a rapid succession of high-profile support tours, the stage was set up for Bear's Den to plunge into the deep end.
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Quite possibly one of the most exciting bands in Britain, Scots trio Simon Neil (guitar/vocals), Ben Johnston (drums/vocals) and James Johnston (bass/vocals) combine moments of extreme aggression with achingly tender guitar pickings and passionately lovelorn lyricism.
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Though they describe themselves as a "walking, talking Seinfeld episode", their knack for powerful music far outweighs their similarity to Larry David's creation. Blistering with energy and exploding with punk attitude, Billy Talent have forged an inspirational and unique melodic style dripping with passion.
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Birdy is a beguiling mix of contradictions: she's young, yet sings in a voice that is world-weary and steeped in soul. She can be endearingly shy and nervous, yet she's also an astonishingly focussed and charismatic live performer. She's fragile, yet strong enough to fight her corner with both producers and label when she needs to. She is, quite simply, unique. And this is just the start.
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Breaking Benjamin is a rock band from Pennsylvania, founded by guitarist / singer / songwriter Benjamin Burnley.
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A Norwegian turntable prodigy turned progressive beat head.
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GRAMMY Award-winning duo, The Chainsmokers rose to popularity with their breakthrough songs ‘Closer’ with Halsey and ‘Something Just Like This’ with Coldplay, becoming one of the biggest selling artists of recent times. Their wild antics, hilarious personalities, and addicting productions have fans interacting with them non stop and running to see them live every chance they get. Their signature sound has its foundations in indie, progressive and pop music.
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The performing moniker of singer/songwriter Charlotte Aitchison, Charli XCX straddles the most experimental and mainstream sides of pop with ease; she's just as comfortable working with cutting-edge producers like Ariel Rechtshaid and SOPHIE as she is touring with Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. As a songwriter and collaborator, she helped create some of the biggest pop singles of the 2010s, including Icona Pop's 2012 smash I Love It and Iggy Azalea's 2014 chart-topping hit, Fancy. As an artist in her own right, her work spanned the edgy sounds of her 2013 debut album, True Romance, to the more straightforward territory of 2014's follow-up Sucker, which featured the US Top 10 single, Boom Clap. Her prolific output also includes a string of one-off singles and two mixtapes, while her third proper album, Charli, released September 2019, features collaborations with Lizzo and Christine And The Queens, amongst others.
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A classico-electronical collective. The core members Jack Patterson (bass, keyboards), Grace Chatto (cello) and Milan Neil Amin-Smith (violin) met while studying as undergraduates in Cambridge, later joined by brother Luke Patterson (drums). Their unique take on dance music sees beats collide with classical, where Baroque meets house and pop. Classing themselves as an 'electroquartet', and featuring a string of guest vocalists, they have been described as the new Disclosure with a chamberpop bent.
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Combining Basque folk instruments with drum loops, heavy synths, and lilting vocals, Spain's Crystal Fighters formed after singer Laure Stockley recovered a diary of her deceased reclusive grandfather's while visiting his Basque country home. Inside his notebook was the skeleton of an incomplete opera, with what would become the future band's name as its title. Intent on completing the work and honoring her grandfather's legacy, she returned to London and enlisted the aid of friends Gilbert Vierich, Graham Dickson, Sebastian Pringle and Mimi Borelli, and together they worked to finish his opera. Along the way, they became inspired by the dark, folksy sounds of the Spanish instruments and, combining them with booming basslines, the band was born.
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Danny Brown is an American rapper. His style varies from low pitched gravely tones to a manic, high pitched, squawk. His lyrics, often dealing with the truth of living in Detroit; poverty, drug abuse, desperate circumstances, etc and his own experiences in the motor city, from selling drugs to underground parties in Detroit’s rave scene juxtaposing those topics with a humorous narrative told ferociously over avant guarde production choices.
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De Staat are a critically acclaimed alternative rock band from Holland whose unique sound is as distinctive as the Dead Weather, Captain Beefheart, Nick Cave, Steve Reich, Queens Of The Stone Age and Tom Waits. With truly mesmerizing live shows, their concerts receive unanimous rave reviews and the band has established itself as the most exciting new rock band Holland has had to offer in decades. De Staat are led by singer/songwriter and guitarist Torre Florim, alongside Tim van Delft (drums), Jop van Summeren (bass), Rocco Bell (percussion) and Vedran Mircetic (guitar).
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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are a brotherly duo from Belgium, whose electrifying live combination of DJ Sets and crowd busting MC’ing has catapulted them to superstardom. Their notoriety on UK shores was cemented in 2013 when they took the award-winning Creamfields by storm with one of the most exciting and electric performances in the festivals history. As well as releasing tracks on Size, Dim Mak, Mixmash and their own label ‘Smash The House’, the pair continue to set global charts on fire with tracks like ‘Wakanda’, ‘Turn It Up’ and ‘Madness’. As #1 hit makers and remixers to the A-list elite they have amassed a barrow full of accolades over the last few years and become one of the world’s most sought after production outfits and a leading light in the new wave of international dance music currently taking the planet by storm.
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DJ Shadow's presence in the world of hiphop - and music in general - is hardly disputed these days. His work as a soloist is as well-recognised as his extensive collaborative efforts which range from the close-to-home Cut Chemist to a surprisingly chilling duet with Radiohead's Thom Yorke. In addition, Shadow has been widely recognised for his work in the severely abstract and psychedelic group U.N.K.L.E, whose debut album 'Psyence Fiction' caused an international stir. The Jimi Hendrix of sampling and a true pioneer in modern hip-hop and dance music.
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Pioneer of Future House, best selling-producer, stadium-filling DJ and leader of the immensely popular Hexagon Records – it’s safe to say that Don Diablo is one of the world’s biggest figures in dance music. Diablo’s impressive back catalogue features the who’s-who of top tier musical talent, from Jessie J and Dragonette to Diplo and Tiesto.
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Dubioza Kolektiv is a Bosnian band from Zenica, whose music consists of various styles ranging from Reggae, Dub and Rock intermixed with political lyrics along with uplifting and melodic tendencies.
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Flume is a young beatmaker from Sydney. He got his first taste for producing at age 13 from the most unlikely of places – a music production program he found in a cereal box. Taking a no-holds-barred attitude to music creation, Flume takes inspiration from a wide variety of sources and scenes distilling his sound into a melodic bass heavy style of his own. He creates complex, intelligent, original productions that sound great wherever you’re listening, all from the bedroom of his parents’ house.
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'Berlin born Fritz Kalkbrenner is a full-fledged soul boy. But with a voice like his, how could things have turned out any other way? Soul music is the foundation of all his musical endeavours. And like an emotional and aesthetic thread that he weaves through his music, soul, in fact, holds together his diverse musical influences such as hip hop, techno and house.'
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Young singer/songwriter folk-blues balladeer George Ezra first came to attention when BBC Introducing in his adopted home of Bristol picked up on a handful of tracks posted online. That led to a live session at the legendary Maida Vale studios and an oversubscribed performance on their stage at the 2013 Glastonbury Festival. The singer/songwriter possesses a deep, resonant, and emotionally weathered voice that belies his considerable youth. Influenced by similarly precocious troubadours like Dylan and Hank Williams, Ezra was just 19 when he issued his debut single 'Budapest', a warm, amiable, and soulful slice of classy folk-pop that invoked names like Willy Mason, Ben Howard, Ray Lamontagne and Tom Odell.
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Aka Matt Toth and Julio Mejia, a dynamic, genre defying duo. Producers without borders, GTA’s future sound has them sought after by some of the biggest names in the dance music, from Diplo to Laidback Luke. GTA are making serious waves on dance floors across the world.
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From Reykjavík, Iceland founded in 1995. With current members President Bongo, Biggi Veira & Earth, their music is eclectic, and although primarily classified with techno and house music, they have experimented with numerous other styles.
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HVOB (Her Voice Over Boys) is Austrian electronic duo consisting of Anna Müller and Paul Wallner founded in Vienna. The duo formed in 2012 and they focus on 'restrained and minimalist' electronica with the use of vocals.
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American alt-rock band Interpol, whose critically acclaimed debut album Turn On The Bright Lights propelled them to international fame. Subsequent albums Antics, Our Love To Admire, the eponymous Interpol and El Pintor, confirmed the band's initial success and turned them into a commercial and critical success. Expect choppy post-punk with hints of Pixies, Modest Mouse and Joy Division.
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Jagwar Ma emerged in 2012 with the captivating single 'Come Save Me'. Combining the earworm melodic sensibilities of '60s sunshine pop with a tightly euphoric modern electronic edge, the Sydney-based duo of Jono Ma and vocalist Gabriel Winterfield quickly sent ripples across the blogosphere and heralded the arrival of a fresh-faced dose of kaleidoscopic, danceable psychedelia.
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Jamie's Jazz-meets-Pop crossover has seen him take Jazz into the mainstream, including two Top 5 albums on the official UK album charts, not on the Jazz charts! Known as much for his unique cover versions as his own material, Cullum's early albums included covers of Radiohead's High And Dry and Frontin' by Pharrell Williams. He has notched up a string of awards from Jazz FM, Ronnie Scott's, BBC Jazz and MOBO, amongst others. Also a successful Radio 2 presenter, Jamie's weekly Jazz programme attracts listeners young and old.
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A glorious synth-tinged melting pot of indie rock that will caress the eardrums. Formed in Leicester while still at school, they took their name from Linda Kasabian, one of the members of the Charles Manson cult. Their electronica-indie rock fusion akin to Primal Scream combined with the rough vocal style and unrepentant Mancunian swagger of Oasis has firmly established them as more than just a flash in the pan and injected a large dose of energy back into the Brit-rock scene.
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'After years of enjoying their deseved status as "Kings of the Russian Underground" the manic 14 piece Leningrad have pulled off that rare trick of going mainstream and retaining their credibility.... a senses mangling mix of punk, ska, polka and latin topped with fiery lyrics'. Edgy and political (they were banned from playing in Moscow by the Mayor), they're still a riotous delight.
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Combining a goofball public persona with a distinctive songwriting style and production sound, Canadian artist Mac DeMarco rose to the higher reaches of indie fame unexpectedly quickly. While his image projected a charmingly laid-back slacker prone to occasional antics and never taking anything too seriously, his songs have ironically often hid mature themes like aging, commitment, and morals under layers of chorus and reverb.
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Major Lazer, comprised of Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Jillionaire, has risen through the ranks and have asserted themselves as one of the most pioneering producer projects of the time. Through unending curiosity and exploration of the vast multitudes of the world's musical heritages, Diplo & co have managed to seamlessly connect the global underground to the audio mainstream.
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A ferociously dedicated band from Sweden, whose commitment to music has produced a clutch of classic pop songs, with a distinctive sound blending old and new styles. The group's raw talent and self-belief make them an exciting proposition, both live and on record.
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The brain-child of disillusioned drummer Joseph Mount, Metronomy are an alternative electronica group producing funk-infused beats, android-esque vocals and highly addictive bass-lines.
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Dirty, sexed-up electro-house twin sister DJ duo from Australia.
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Nothing But Thieves
Hailing from Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England, Nothing But Thieves make passionate guitar-based rock that balances indie rock artfulness with a pop sensibility. Formed in 2012, Nothing But Thieves feature singer Conor Mason, guitarist Joe Langridge-Brown, guitarist Dominic Craik, bassist Philip Blake, and drummer James Price.
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UK based duo Anthony and Josephine, aka Oh Wonder, create captivating, minimalistic sounds while bringing in some electronic elements to accompany their perfectly contrasted vocals. Formed in 2014, they took upon the task of releasing one new song every month for a year, which were finally all brought together to form their debut eponymous album in 2015.
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Oliver Heldens was just 17 years old when the biggest record label in the dance industry, Spinnin' Records, approached and signed him. Oliver creates a techy / deep house hybrid, which is instantly recognisable as him. After the success of ‘Gecko’, which reached number 1 in 2013, Oliver hit the UK Charts again with ‘Koala’ followed by collaborations with Sander van Doorn, Zeds Dead and Shaun Frank to name a few. He has established residencies at two of the most prestigious nightclubs in the world - Omnia in Las Vegas and Ushuaïa in Ibiza.
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P!NK is a rare commodity in the music business; a pop singer who has credibility within the rock world and a rock singer who's achieved the status of a pop star. With worldwide hits such as Get The Party Started, Just Like A Pill and Stupid Girls under her belt, Pink is one of the world's most successful female stars to date.
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Paul Van Dyk
Over the last 20 years, the term ‘electronic dance music’ and the name ‘Paul van Dyk’ have become all but synonymous. In that time the Berliner has pioneered sub-genres and through his kinetic on-stage performances, entertained untold millions. He’s written and produced certifiable genre anthems, smash albums and helmed one its most iconic labels. Selling out shows in every dance music-centric city on the planet, it’s seen him break more than his share of world records, earn himself legions of fans and win numerous accolades in the process.
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Polly Jean Harvey first hit the music scene in the early 90s with her 'Dry' album. An original style, described as caustic, seductive, savage and ironic, propelled her into stardom and continues to do so, but she has remained unique and uncorrupted by commercial temptation. Her immense critical acclaim has seen her twice become a winner of the Mercury Music Prize, in 2001 for 'Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea' then again in 2011 for 'Let England Shake'. She has also received a total of six Grammy nominations, eight Brit Award nominations and in 2011 was awarded for Outstanding Contribution To Music at the NME awards.
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British-Albanian mezzo-soprano RnB queen Rita Ora has been around for a while, but came to full prominence in 2012 when she provided the vocals for DJ Fresh's 'Hot Right Now', which topped the UK singles chart. Rita followed this with her own string of no.1 singles; 'R.I.P', 'How We Do (Party)' and 'I Will Never Let You Down'. Still keen on recording collaborations outside of her solo work, Rita has also teamed up with the likes of Charli XCX, Avicii and Iggy Azalea, amongst others. Outside of her music, Rita is a regular face for cosmetics and a former mentor and judge of TV talent show The Voice.
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French producer Rone creates immense soundscapes, influenced by a range of sounds and genres from melodic ambient techno, to hypnotic electronica and even hip-hop, performing every set live.
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Hackney-based Drum'n'Bass quartet made up of musicians Piers Agget, Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor and Leon (DJ Locksmith), who navigate through genres effortlessly. Known for their collaborations, they first achieved a UK no.1 single in 2012 with 'Feel The Love' featuring guest vocalist John Newman, and the success story continued with number ones from 'Waiting All Night' featuring Ella Eyre and 'These Days' featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen.
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Also known as Kid Millionaire, Steve Aoki is an American electro house musician, record producer and the founder of Dim Mak Records.
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Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano
Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano are two names that will excite any electronic music fan. With an eye for the audience, and an ear for each other, their instant interaction and chemistry inevitably creates some of the most energetic performances you are ever likely to see. Since bursting onto the scene in 2008 with their first release 'PINA', the highly dynamic duo have leapt from strength to strength, now regularly featuring at festivals such as Ultra Music Festival, Sensation White, South West Four, and more recently the BPM Festival.
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Manchester's Courteeners both look and sound as though they've come straight out of another time and place, and yet, somehow, are bang up to date. Think Babyshambles meets The Smiths and you'll be somewhere close to their gritty, electrifying sound. 'NME strongly advises that you do put your life in the hands of this rock 'n' roll band'.
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This boy/girl duo have a growing reputation for their original brand of sleazy blues-rock and their sexually charged live performances. While comparisons to the White Stripes are inevitable, this is no copycat act.
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The Naked & Famous
Kiwi five-piece that play thumping rocked-up synth-pop that distils the sound of MGMT at their most popular.
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The Pretty Reckless
The Pretty Reckless is an alternative rock band from New York that was formed and is fronted by American actress and model Taylor Momsen. The Pretty Reckless formed in 2009 and released their debut album Light Me Up in 2010 and a follow-up EP HIT Me Like A Man in 2012. After two years on the road supporting Light Me Up, the band has risen through rock ‘n’ roll’s ranks to become a polarizing presence. Over the course of their debut and EP, the quartet has sold over 1 million combined albums and digital singles. The Pretty Reckless has supported Evanescence, Guns N’ Roses and Marilyn Manson on tour in addition to headline runs in both the U.S. and abroad. The band performed at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in April 2014, where Taylor joined Joan Jett on stage for a performance of the hit song “I Hate Myself For Loving You.”
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Young upstarts The Strypes are a four piece rhythm and blues band hailing from Cavan, Ireland, formed in 2011 by Ross Farrelly (lead vocals/harmonica), Josh McClorey (lead guitar/vocals), Pete O'Hanlon (bass guitar/harmonica) and Evan Walsh (drums). The group viciously hammer out no-nonsense blues influenced by the likes of Dr. Feelgood, Chuck Berry, The Yardbirds, The Rolling Stones, Little Walter and Bo Diddley. They have picked up some famous fans, with the likes of Jeff Beck, Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher, Dave Grohl, Roger Daltrey and Miles Kane all expressing their love of the band.
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London-based four-piece The Vaccines firmly believe that less is more, with songs like 'Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)' clocking in at under two minutes! Their fast and furious brand of giddy rock 'n' roll could almost be the sound of the Libertines and Ramones falling down the stairs at 100MPH. The band released their debut album What Did You Expect From The Vaccines in 2011, which became the biggest selling debut album by a band that year, while the 2012 follow up, Come Of Age, reached number one in the UK album charts. They have continued to have top 5 chart albums with 2015's English Graffiti and 2018's Combat Sports. "On record the Vaccines wallow in the echo-drenched wooziness made famous by the Jesus And Mary Chain, but live they reach back further through pop's past glories, stirring the shimmering girl group drama conjured by Phil Spector and scuzzed up by the Ramones." -The Guardian.
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Winner of the 2013 Brits Critics's Choice award, London born Tom started out as a classically trained pianist, before turning his hand to more contemporary material. Growing up, he found himself influenced by classic piano singer-songwriters Elton John and Billy Joel, along with the blues, folk and rock sounds of Tom Waits, Dylan and Springsteen. The end result is a powerful and emotional pianist and performer, following in the footsteps of Ed Harcourt with subtle hints of Jeff Buckley.
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Two Door Cinema Club
The Irish Indie-electro-pop three-piece formed in 2007, when founding members Alex Trimble and Sam Halliday met at Bangor Grammar school and subsequently teamed up with Kevin Baird. Characterised by the band's short, sharp songs with punky overtones and indie sensibilities, the County Down boys achieved a UK no.1 album in 2012 with their 2nd release 'Beacon' on French independent label Kitsuné. Their success led them to signing with Parlophone for their 2016 3rd album 'Gameshow'. Their 4th release; 'False Alarm', follows in June 2019.
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Scott Hansen, professionally known as Tycho, is an American ambient music artist and producer, who is known as ISO50 for his photographic and design works.
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From hip hop club anthems to dance music hits, Valentino's production knows no bounds. He has produced hip hop for multi-platinum and Grammy award-winning artists such as B.o.B., T.I., Bruno Mars, 2 Chainz, Iggy Azalea, Tyga and Kid Sister.
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Vince Staples is an American rapper and one-third of hip hop group Cutthroat Boyz.
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Dutch DJ duo, consisting of Willem van Hanegem and Ward van der Harst. They were ranked Number 36 in the world, less than 5 years after their formation.
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George Watsky is a rapper, writer and performer from San Francisco now living in Los Angeles. A versatile lyricist who switches between silly and serious, technically complex and simply heartfelt, George won the Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals and the Brave New Voices National Poetry Slam in 2006. Rapping under the name 'Watsky,' George first released a jazz-hip hop record with his band Invisible Inc in 2007 and then the self-titled 'Watsky' in 2010, which peaked at #7 on the iTunes hip hop charts. George's fast rapping soon went viral and led to two appearances on the Ellen Show, a slot on Last Call with Carson Daly, and an exploding online profile.
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The Ealing trio belt out massively epic, chart-topping post-punk pop tunes. Their dark yet uplifting sound has drawn comparisons with Joy Division, Editors, Killers and Interpol. Scoring a UK no.1 album with their debut back in 2009, their success story continued with two further top 5 albums and a top 20 album. 2019 saw the release of 'Five', unsurprisingly their fifth album.
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U.S. hip hop star who cites Camp Lo, The Notorious B.I.G. and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony amongst his influences.
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Chef’Special, Dimenson, Leon, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Materia, Maurice West, Weval