Three sisters - Danielle, Alana and Este - concoct a bewitching blend of LA sunshine pop.
The Alex Turner-led Sheffield four-piece with a way with words and an ear for a killer tune.
Bearded power rock trio from Kilmarnock, best known for Many Of Horror.
Charismatic singer-songwriter from Nottingham.
Shimmering electro-pop trio from Glasgow.
Guitar rock trio from Blackpool.
Jittery and atmospheric post-punk from Oxford.
Dave Grohl's "other" band blend heavy guitars with delicate melodies and punk attitude.
Dapper singer-songwriter from Merseyside.
Brandon Flowers and his glamorous indie rock and roll.
The Followills have achieved world domination with their bluesy stadium rock.
Emotional, passionate rock quartet from Dublin.
Banjos! Waistcoats! Catchy choruses! Welcome to the world of Marcus Mumford and pals.
Matt Bellamy's operatic rock trio - from Devon to superstardom in power chords.
Kurt Cobain's Nirvana invented grunge, corporate indie-rock and much of the '90s.
The brothers Gallagher - they reinvented British rock in the 1990s to become a world-conquering stadium band.
Bobby Gillespie's rock and roll heroes.
Brixton singer-songwriter, making critical waves.
Kelly Jones's rejuvenated melodic rockers are back and stronger than ever.
psych-rock revivalists from Kettering.
A singer-songwriter who struck gold with an Olympic Opening Ceremony performance.
Raucous, poppy and occasionally insightful indie rock from the London four-piece.
With their blend of ska and indie pop, this four-piece aren't just another Brooklyn band.
Oxford singer-songwriter with a huge fanbase.
Emotional post-punk from West London.
The 1975 -
The xx -
Peace - Money
Money is released on Columbia Records on 9 June.
Phox - Slow Motion
Phox's début single is out 9 June through Partisan Records.
Purple Valentino - White Lights
The band release the White Lights EP on 21 April.
XFM's songs for slackers
It's a three-day weekend ahead, so here are some of XFM's favourite odes to taking it easy.
Ten great singles that didn't appear on albums
The standalone single - a filler between LPs, or a work of art in its own right? Let's look at the evidence.