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Backstage at Leeds…with Bombay Bicycle Club

August 27, 2012

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written by Robert Pollard for Leeds Festival Three albums in and Bombay Bicycle Club have established themselves as one of the most innovative purveyors of UK indie music. Each album has seen them attempt new sounds, meaning they remain fresh and challenging for the listener. We caught up with Jamie MacColl and Ed Nash backstage […]

Backstage at Leeds – Gallows Interview

August 27, 2012

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written by Robert Pollard for Festival Republic Gallows have had an interesting career trajectory thus far. Initially signed to Warner Brothers, they were subsequently dropped by the label mid-deal. They’ve also undergone the biggest possible change to a line-up, with Wade MacNeil replacing Frank Carter as lead singer of the band. All this appears to […]

Backstage at Leeds – Interview with The Maccabees

August 27, 2012

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written by Robert Pollard for Leeds Festival The Maccabees are one of the biggest bands at Leeds this year. They headlined the NME/Radio 1 Stage on Saturday for what was one of the finest moments of this year’s festival. We caught up with Felix White and Orlando Weeks backstage prior to their show to get […]