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Slam Dunk Festival returns with the greatest lineup

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Slam Dunk returns with one of the best lineups ever! In the biggest line-up to date, Slam Dunk Festival 2018 is set to play host to an unparalleled exhibition of pop-punk movers and shakers as it welcomes blistering performances from co-headliners Good Charlotte and Jimmy Eat World, reunion exclusives from Thursday (UK exclusive) and The Audition (Worldwide exclusive) as well as highly anticipated sets from the likes of Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, PVRIS, Taking Back Sunday, Creeper, Every Time I Die, Sleeping With Sirens and many more.  Three days of pure live music begin in Leeds at Millennium Square on Saturday 26th May before heading to South to Hatfield Park on 27th May. The Midlands closes the festival in Birmingham NEC on Monday 28th May. Facebook - ht

Overheard in Shoreditch: We eavesdrop on hipsters milling about The Old Truman Brewery

Hipsters are an intriguing creature when allowed to flourish in their natural habitat, and are renowned for providing fascinating soundbites. We swung by The Old Truman Brewery's "Martyrs & Matryoshkas" exhibition to listen in on the in-crowd's take on the artwork.  Reporter: Yasmin Jeffery I Sub-Editor: James Brookes   We all know the negative connotations associated with the word “hipster”. London’s indie darlings are so despised barely anyone would admit to adopting the hipster way of life in this day and age. This is easy to understand; no one would consciously choose to label themselves as a vacuous, superficial person who routinely prizes aesthetics over basic functionality, or the alternative over the mainstream just for the sake of it. Because art is avant-g
Top artists in 2016

Top artists in 2016

A look back at some of our favorite music in 2016 Reporter: Martina Di Gregorio | Sub-editor: Cecilia Peruzzi   Indie, rock, pop, popular, up and coming. We have seen it all this year, this dreadful 2016 that has shook many people in so many different ways. But hey guys, it's December and the year is almost over, so why don't we look back at the good that this year has brought onto us: the amazing new artists, the great songs, and the albums that have served as soundtrack to our life events. Below is a little podcast about The Voice of London's favourite seven artists in 2016, and a little snippet of their songs.   Noah Cyrus Emeli Sande Norma Je...

Sofar Sounds: When Music Becomes Magic Again

Entertainment, Music
Discover new London locations, new bands as well as spend a night in someone’s living room, sitting on the floor and relaxing, sparking your love of live music again. Reporter: Martina Di Gregorio | Sub-Editor: Chelsea Jobe Are you a broke millennial? Tired of people talking and recording during a gig? Sofar Sounds is exactly what you need. Sofar Sounds was founded in 2010 by Rafe Offer, Rocky Start and Dave Alexander when they became tired of people being disrespectful during concerts. What they did was bring a group of friends to a house and let them play music. After six years, Sofar Sounds has reached 281 cities and millions of people’s homes, and discovered artists such as Bastille, Hozier and James Bay. It’s fun, intimate, and slightly spontaneous. Sofia Loporcaro, an