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Villagers @ Leeds Cockpit 09/12/10

Despite losing out on this year’s Mercury Prize to the xx, it would be unfair to chalk up 2010 as anything but a huge success for this young Irish band. With the Mercury nomination pushing debut ‘Becoming A Jackal’ to attract comparisons with the likes of Bright Eyes, Leonard Cohen and U2, Villagers are making friends in all the right places. Continue reading

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Foals @ Manchester Academy 30/10/10

It’s been a busy year for Oxford quintet Foals. As well as releasing their sophomore effort ‘Total Life Forever’, they also managed to turn in a triumphant Glastonbury outing, and get themselves nominated for the Mercury Music prize along the … Continue reading

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