Simone takes charge of Strictly New Bands and she drops some murky indie, some crazy punk and some lo-fi garage from a very weird looking bunch.
This week Simone is mixing the tried and tested (Swim Deep) with an armada of new strangely named indie stars in waiting.
A Reading 2013 headliner (Phoenix) and a Reading legend (Frank Turner) both have brand new albums out this week, but are they worth your time and money?
Nikki Hoath shuffles her way through Reading history five tracks at a time in her new column. She explains all within as she works her way through tracks from Reading veterans as far afield as Kings Of Leon and Slayer.
The first in a series looking back at the history of the festival and line ups that have made Reading and Leeds what it is today, starting with arguably the festival’s most famous one, 1992.
Keir is bad with a heavy hitters addition of 5 Tracks. This time he’s got everyone from Queen Of The Stone Age and Enter Shikari to the entire soundtrack of The Great Gatsby.