Marcus Mumford and co return with their third album, Wilder Mind... and this time, they've ditched the banjos.
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Catfish And The Bottlemen
Raucous rock 'n' roll, straight outta North Wales.
Manchester's finest band of a generation, fronted by the observational lyricist Liam Fray.
Young singer-songwriter whose Wanted On Voyage has been one of THE albums of 2014.
Florence And The Machine
The siren-voiced diva partial to avant garde lyrics and house covers.
Dave Grohl's "other" band blend heavy guitars with delicate melodies and punk attitude.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
The former Oasis man goes solo... with classic songs in the classic style.
Monster Manchester-inspired rock and roll action from the Leicester boys.
The guitar legend who reinvented indie music with The Smiths... now a successful solo artist in his own right.
Mumford & Sons
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.
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The brothers Gallagher - they reinvented British rock in the 1990s to become a world-conquering stadium band.
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Wry, witty indie-pop from Murph and his Scouse pals.
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The annual prizes for songwriting also honour veteran rockers Black Sabbath...
Foo Fighters Ban Garden Gnomes From Concert
The Foo Fighters have announced a bizarre restriction for fans attending their big Slane show in Ireland next week - they're banning garden gnomes from the event.
Alex James: I'd Love An Oasis Reunion - They Can Support Blur!
The bassist says he's happy to see his bandmates and Oasis getting on so well - since it means the Manchester group can support Blur.
Jack White defends TIDAL streaming service
The boss of Third Man Records has responded to criticisms over the new online business.
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This week Catfish And The Bottlemen lead our list, with support from The Amazons, The Hearts, Kill It Kid and Vant.
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Circa Waves, Everything Everything, The Cribs and more for your May Day delectation.
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A surprise new track from Elbow and summery new music from the likes of Lucy Rose, Benjamin Booker and more…
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (20 April 2015)
This week our best tracks come from Courteeners, Jamie XX, Port Isla, Findlay and Eaves. It's delightful new music for you to wrap your ears around.
The Indie Wonder Years - 2000
XFM looks back at the year of Since I Left You, One More Time, Rated R, The Hour Of Bewilderbeast and Kid A.
Great rock songs that reference classic literature
Feeling bookish? Then XFM has a selection of songs that pay homage to books, novels, anthologies and novellas.
XFM's Greatest Drummers Ever
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Deep Cuts: Joy Division's most underrated tracks
If you've never dug into their back catalogue beyond Love Will Tear Us Apart, XFM has selected some of the hidden gems.