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Hold the phone, Did someone say a killer line-up at one of Reading’s most prized venues? No. No-one did. But that is what's happening next weekend.

We’re back from our day in Ox, and ready to brag about what a day we had. Come listen.

Our fave new festival is back for round two this October, and we’re more than a little excited.

Prepare yourself to become a member of The Vryll Society, joining them in venturing through the psych-infused portals of their debut record.

Reading’s annual charity music festival once again proves its worth.

Are you sitting comfortably? Or more importantly, Are You Listening?

Feeling gloomy about 2018 so far? The Orielles are here to reassure us with their debut record that the future (of music, at least) is bright, and most importantly, safe.

Spring King kick off their UK headline tour with a stellar sold-out performance in Reading.

Leeds post-punks Drahla have dropped their highly anticipated debut EP. Believe us when we tell you it’s absolutely cracking.

Junkyard Jazz is a thirteen minute heartwarming nostalgia and playfulness trip. Expect Trudy and the Romance to be the next big thing.

In four words? Don't miss next year.

One day. Four venues. Too many unmissable bands to count. The birth of brand-new festival Ritual Union is nigh, and you’ll want to snap your ticket up ASAMFP.

Trippy, heavy and awesome; this is psychedelic darlings Beaches’ third album, Second Of Spring.

What hails from Denmark, is sweeter-than-sweet, and never disappoints? If you said Copenhagen trio Baby In Vain (and not pastry), congratulations! You’re on our wavelength.

To anyone out there still searching for their angsty summer anthem of 2017; look no further than Bloody Knees’ banging new single ‘Not Done’.

Superbly talented and all round lovely ladies Honeyblood treat the Wednesday-night crowd in Reading to an impeccable set, with two fantastic supports in tow.

Nine tracks of an addictively convulsive style of garage/psychedelic rock, we have not been disappointed.

Classic, alluring vocals matched with ten tracks of dreamy, lonely love songs. The enchanting debut album from American singer-songwriter Molly Burch.

It’s a drizzly, grey Friday night in Reading town centre. To combat this we put our umbrellas away and got down to Hey Colossus’ sold-out show for two hours of noisy excellence.

A monstrous amalgamation of ruthless, hypnotic psychedelia, this record isn’t one to miss out on.

Raw Meat would like to offer their thanks to Sundara Karma for single-handedly ensuring 2017 starts as we'd like it to go on.

We asked our contributors to tell us which bits of 2016 they didn't completely hate. Writer Izzie Dyer favours four-piece, Teleman’s second album.

It's day two of Reading Festival, and Izzie Dyer is hanging in there, eager to find the highlight sets of the weekend.

As Richfield Avenue prepares itself for the battering of thousands of pairs of wellies; we take a look at what to expect from Reading Festival this weekend.

Berlin-based electronic artist Still Parade, aka Niklas Kramer, is releasing his debut album Concrete Vision.

After an eventful 2015 touring with the likes of the Wytches and the Kills, Danish trio Baby In Vain are set to release roaring EP For The Kids this week. We're obsessed with it.

Guerilla by name, guerilla by nature; the new album from Guerilla Toss, Eraser Stargazer, is excellent, eerie, and ear-splitting.

What went on in the 1990s? Well, the internet; Nelson Mandela was released; Toy Story (and Toy Story 2); oh, and the formation of a lovely little band named Nada Surf over in NYC.

Little more than two years after their formation, London four-piece Telegram are set to release their debut LP, Operator. 

A music video is rarely surprising nowadays; almost every single has a video to accompany it, and the vast majority of artists issue a four-minute film that lacks any actual purpose.

‘The Noisy Days Are Over’ is the warming, infectious new single from Sunderland’s indie-rockers,

London-based psych rock trio, Desert Mountain Tribe, release video to accompany intriguing album taster track ‘Runway’.

Art Angels marks the eagerly awaited return of Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Claire Elise Boucher, better known as her stage name Grimes.

Caballo Negro is the debut album from Sudakistan, who can confidently be branded the best psych/ garage-punk band in the world today.

Brooklyn duo Widowspeak have returned with the release of their delightful third LP All Yours. 

Grunge foursome, Dilly Dally, share surreal video for electrifying new single ‘Desire’.

London four-piece Spector are back with the follow-up to their top 20 debut LP.  A significant shift in the genre of the record that the band are putting out.

Norwich-based shoegazers Teen Brains have released an absolute belter with their self-titled debut EP on CHUD Records.

October Drift reveal video for haunting track 'Lost', B-side to their second single 'You Are, You Are'.

South London talents Phobophobes have created a beautiful concoction of trippy psychedelia and salient rock in newest release 'Make A Person'.

Virginia Wing's Measures of Joy is being re-released, complete with extra tracks 'Donna’s Gift' and 'Rit Rit Rit'.

Kid Wave are upcoming, riff-busting and everything good about indie.

Swedish duo Death And Vanilla are nigh on impossible to fit to one genre with such an eclectic array of influences; from krautrock to psychedelia, and many others in between. 

Spector release their second single since their astounding debut album Enjoy It While It Lasts (2012). 'All The Sad Young Men' is taken from their forthcoming second album.

Having toured with Alt-J and Postal Service since the release of their debut album Into The Diamond Sun (2012), alternative pop trio Stealing Sheep are back...

Sheffield garage pop quartet Best Friends are superbly exciting in their first release from their new label FatCat Records, 'Shred Til You’re Dead'.

‘Don’t Wanna Lose’ is the latest single from Washinton DC trio Ex Hex, and they aren’t to be messed with.

Brighton-based Early Ghost are a welcome addition to the very much alive current neo-psych scene. The six-piece provide us with succinct, memorable riffs and kaleidoscopic guitars.