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Mogwai play Optimus Primavera Sound

Mogwai continue their assault on the European festival circuit by appearing at Optimus Primavera Sound held in Parque da Cidade in Porto, north Portugal. Having appeared several times at the original Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona this is the Lanarkshire quintet’s debut at the Portugese edition, which takes place between June 5th and 7th. Now […]

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The State Broadcasters

One of our occasional gig recommendations

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Marble Valley (feat. Steve West from Pavement)

Apologies to all for the rather obvious Pavement reference, but how could we not

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Burnt Island / The Starlets / Rick Redbeard (Phantom Band) / Autistic Angus

Is This Music? presents the launch show for Burnt Island’s debut single ‘The Moments Before’, which is released on Dead Light Records on November 30.

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Tickley Feather / Calacas / Animals & War + Cheer

In conjunction with Cry Parrot, itm? presents a four-band lineup including a headliner from the legendary Paw Tracks stable

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Efterklang

Lauded Danish act Efterklang are due in Glasgow on 30th October and are a live force to be reckoned with.

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Persil / Cruiser

Something of a treat and a double bill we can heartily recommend to you – Dutch masters Persil are making a rare and welcome visit to the UK and take in the outer reaches of the Kingdom of Fife

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The Phenomenal Handclap Band / The Declining Winter / Second Hand Marching Band / Burnt Island

After a short hiatus, is this music?’s live arm welcomes New York’s remarkable multi-faceted musical collective, The Phenomenal Hand Clap Band.

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Soundlabs 09

In 2008, Soundlabs hosted some of the most influential bands on the international music scene, making Soundlabs among the most important musical events in Italy last summer.

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Wickerman Festival

The festival season is now well and truly warmed up and wuth T and Rockess out of the way it’s time for itm?’s favourite weekend of the year.