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Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Album review: Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Personal trauma and professional strife provide ample sustenance for some of Lewis’ best material in years.

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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Album review: La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Saturday night at Lovebox in Victoria Park, during MIA's set

Lovebox festival review

When the first day of a festival is also the hottest day of the year, spirits are going to be high.

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Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Nick Brewer. Picture: Nick Brewer

Nick Brewer puts on performance after turning hobby into career

A new British rapper tipped to change the face of UK hip hop took to the stage at a sold out gig last week.

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Arcade Fire headlined the British Summer Time stage in Hyde Park

Review: Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, The Libertines and McBusted at British Summer Time Hyde Park

The giants of rock, metal and pop descended upon the Royal Park to put on some of the most anticipated shows of the year.

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Nick Mulvey will be performing at Somersault festival next month

Nick Mulvey tells of his love of English festivals ahead of Somersault appearance

It might not seem very glam to be stuffing your face at a service station, but when you’re a rising star with a shed load of gigs in the offing, eating on the hoof is the reality.

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London-based band Teleman will play at Secret Garden Party this July

Introducing Teleman, the London four-piece set to storm Secret Garden Party

You might not have heard of London-based four-piece Teleman yet. But in the coming months, when the band will release their debut album Breakfast and perform at popular festival the Secret Garden Party, all that is bound to change.

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A sled can help you carry all your kit for the days of revelling ahead

Festival survival guide: Don’t turn your dream weekend into a nightmare

Packing the right items and avoiding common pitfalls helps make your festival the uplifting experience it should be...

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Andy C. Pic: Andrew Attah.

Andy C interview: ‘When everybody is vibing with you – there’s no better business’

When I finally speak with Andy C he’s busy running through the soundcheck for a six-hour set in one of London’s biggest nightclubs.

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Wireless Festival

Win tickets to 30 music festivals in tomorrow’s Recorder

We’re giving readers a chance to win tickets to 30 music festivals in London and across the UK this summer.

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Alexis (left) Stefan (Right) are happy everafter releasing their debut album (Credit: Keaton Chau Photography)

Woodford band ‘Everafter’ release debut album under top producer

Woodford brothers Alexis and Stefan Daperis have worked with Grammy nominated producer Chris Tsangarides to make their debut album ‘Everything Is One’

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Winky will take to the Redbridge Drama Centre Stage on February 27.

Discover the weird and wonderful world of Winky on South Woodford stage

The weird and wonderful world of Winky comes to the South Woodford stage this month, as the Fat Git Theatre company returns.

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Rapper Rychus Ryter is aiming to raise money for his cause Righteous Impact

Former Young Citizen winner rapper Rychus Ryter releases his debut album

A rapper dedicated to changing the lives of local youths released his debut album on Friday.

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Terry Quirk and his artwork at the Kenneth More Theatre.

Ilford artist displays two decades worth of caricatures at Kenneth More Theatre

An artist who lives in rock and rock infamy is displaying his collection of caricatures spanning two decades at the Kenneth More Theatre.

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Katy Mulhern, Lisa Gifford and Louise Hart

Pandemonium Performance gear up for latest turn on South Woodford stage

What we really want is to keep moving forward and to make this our living.

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The Havering Music Makers will perform at the Kenneth More Theatre next month.

Calamity Jane gallops on to Ilford’s Kenneth More Theatre stage

Cowboys gallop on to the Kenneth More Theatre’s stage next month, as the Havering Music Makers return with Calamity Jane.

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Jyotsna Srikanth has been playing the violin since she was five-years-old

Ilford gets a little taste of cultural music from around the world

The London International Arts Festival visited Ilford earlier this month, where the music of different cultures was brought together.

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Woodbridge High School student Tora Lambie performing at the Open Mic UK auditions held at Dingwalls in Camden.

Woodford Green girl one step away from final of national singing competition

A 13-year-old girl from Woodford Green has made it through to the area finals of a national music competition after wowing judges with her audition.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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