If this Top 40 hasn’t convinced you already, the Reading 2013 line up has produced some stunning albums and it’s time to reveal the Top 10.
Simone packs up her bags and heads off to Brighton for the next-big-thing-fest that is The Great Escape. Don’t worry she actually watches some bands in between drunken sprints on the pier.
This week we single Daft Punk’s long awaited comeback, Random Access Memories, out for special treatment. Two takes, as William Sorenson and David Hayter review the most anticipated album in the history of man (or robot at least).
So as you might have noticed Reading and Leeds 2013 have been invaded by hip hop stars and that’s no bad thing, but we know a few of you out there could do with a friendly introduction to what can be a bewildering and alien genre to guitar diehards.
Vampire Weekend have brushed off the second guessers and transcended their early limitations, but can Modern Vampires Of The City take the band to the next level and deliver on their considerable potential.
1998 was a strange time of transition for Reading Festival but it did produce some stunning highlights and weird memories – including the moment when The Prodigy and The Beastie Boys briefly went to war.