Rat Boy, Adam French, Pale Waves and Rory Wynne play at Manchester's Sound Control on 23 June.
Xposure with John Kennedy | Monday to Thursday 10pm to 1am
XFM's guru of new music brings you the very latest tracks, sessions and interviews every Monday to Thursday from 10pm to 1am
Described as the "doyen of underground alternative music" by The Observer, "acclaimed, respected, intelligent" by The Independent, and in The Times as having "long been putting together shows that demolish genre boundaries and confound expectations" John Kennedy has, as Q magazine put it "like the late John Peel, relentlessly championed new music".
With XFM since it began, John has, through his X-Posure show, been instrumental in introducing the likes of The xx, Mumford & Sons, Lianne La Havas, Lucy Rose, Ben Howard, Michael Kiwanuka, Razorlight, Kate Nash, M.I.A., The Ting Tings, Jamie T, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, The Futureheads, Maximo Park, Regina Spektor, The Rapture, Yeasayer, and Willy Mason to the UK airwaves.
PODCAST AND PLAYLISTS
John Kennedy's X-Posure Podcast Free Download
John Kennedy is your guide through the world of X-Posure, XFM's home to new music. Download the podcast from iTunes here.
The latest tracks to be played on X-Posure.
Foo Fighters lead the way this week, with Wolf Alice, Peace and more bringing up the rear. Dive in!
LISTEN: The Vaccines Talk Through New Album English Graffiti Track By Track
You can hear the band chatting through their latest record right here!
LISTEN: Paul Weller Talks Through Saturn's Pattern Track By Track
The Modfather is back with one of his finest records to date. And he's been kind enough to talk us through it.
Lucy Rose reveals new Album details
Lucy Rose has confirmed what she exclusively told XFM back in March - her new album will be called Work It Out and it's coming out on 6 July.
Balthazar - Bunker (Live From [PIAS] Nites, London)
Watch the Belgian band performing live from the Village Underground in London earlier this year.
X-Posure with John Kennedy
XFM's guru of new music brings you the latest tracks, sessions and interviews Monday to Thursday from 10pm to 1am.
Maz Tappuni of the acclaimed record label curates a very special show for XFM every Sunday.
Each Sunday from 9-11pm, the Blur drummer delves into his record collection to bring you an eclectic selection of music.
Audience Vs Artist: the most outrageous stage invasions and heckles
XFM looks at the times when the crowd become part of the show, from stage invasions to physical demonstrations of disapproval.
The Indie Wonder Years - 1999
XFM looks at 1999, the year of Flat Eric, Showbiz, The Man Who, Moby and Gay Dad.
The most famous and controversial line-up changes in music
Things change... particularly in the high-flying world of the music biz. XFM looks at when personnel changes mark a milestone in a band's career.
Extra Track! XFM's favourite bonus songs and hidden tracks
To mark the bonus May Day Bank Holiday, XFM looks at the times when there's something extra with your vinyl...