Manchester's finest return in 2014 with new album Concrete Love on its way.
Eccentric yet life-affirming baroque indie from Montreal.
Bombay Bicycle Club
The Crouch End collective who forge an individual career with unusual sounds and songs.
Charismatic singer-songwriter from Nottingham.
Lana Del Rey
New York singer-songwriter becomes a genuine 21st century chanteuse.
Soaring, anthemic songs, fronted by the charismatic Guy Garvey,
Foster The People
Sunshine pop with a dark edge from Los Angeles.
Dave Grohl's "other" band blend heavy guitars with delicate melodies and punk attitude.
Anthemic yet wry indie rock from Leeds.
Monster Manchester-inspired rock and roll action from the Leicester boys.
Kings Of Leon
The Followills have achieved world domination with their bluesy stadium rock.
Emotional, passionate rock quartet from Dublin.
Mumford & Sons
Banjos! Waistcoats! Catchy choruses! Welcome to the world of Marcus Mumford and pals.
The 1975 -
The xx -
Catfish And The Bottlemen: "People should buy our album… or steal it."
Frontman Van McCann tells XFM how pleased he is with the band's debut album.
Bombay Bicycle Club: "Our Earls Court show will be a tribute to the venue"
The band tell XFM that their December date at the legendary London site could end up having a special significance.
Album of the Week: Royal Blood's debut album
The Brighton duo release one of the most keenly-awaited debut albums of 2014.
David Cameron "stars" in new Johnny Marr video for Easy Money
AT LAST: Johnny Marr in a video with David Cameron! Check out the first single from Marr's second solo album.