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Justice Cold War Kids Voom Blooms Beirut Houdini The Cure Silversun Pickups The Postal Service Easybeats MR. Hurricane Santogold Eagles of Death Metal The Bravery Kings of Leon LCD Soundsystem Underground Heroes The Noisettes My Vitriol Sunset Rubdown Yoyoyo Acapulco Florence & The Machine Maximo Park Kraftwerk Gorillaz Holloways Sabotage The Virgins Hey Hey Girl Empire of the Sun Garbage Firewater Hey Clown WE TAKE A LITTLE LOOK AT THE NEW GROUP Cloud Cult BEIRUT TO FIND OUT HOW THEY GOT THEIR Water Curses Jon Brion SINGLE “SCENIC WORLD” TO INSTANTLY SELL Vampire Weekend OUT AMONGST SHOPS ALL ACROSS THE UK. The Go! Team PLUS, WE GAIN SOME INFO ON A POSSIBLE Buke & Gass
BACK TO THEIR ROOTS p10
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French DJ’s from the well-known JUSTICE talk to us about how their careers started.
COLD WAR KIDS
The COLD WAR KIDS have had instant hits from their first album, can they do the same?
VOOM BLOOMS p7
We’ve got a 2-page special on one of our new favourites. The VOOM BLOOMS tell us their past, and their future, as well as hints of an upcoming tour.
Singer Ben Lanz reveals their key secrets to making gorgeous folk music.
VOOM BLOOMS p13
LONDON 18th JUNE - BIRMINGHAM 2nd JULY LEEDS 25th JULY - READING 1st AUGUST & MORE!
LCD SOUNDSYSTEM p13
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VISIT US ONLINE p19
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READING & LEEDS
IT’S THE BIG ONE. We’ve got ten sets of tickets to give away for both Reading AND Leeds. Find out more about how you can win tickets to the best weekend of your life.
2009’s BEST ALBUMS p29
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