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.
This week Catfish And The Bottlemen lead our list, with support from The Amazons, The Hearts, Kill It Kid and Vant.
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.
Ghostpoet - X Marks The Spot (Live From [PIAS] Nites)
The London electronica musician headlined the very first [PIAS] NItes event in January 2015.
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.
Reel Disasters: XFM's Worst Music Movies
Films about our favourite bands can be amazing, life-changing spectacles. But sometimes they can also be total rubbish - here's a list of some of the worst movies featuring some of the best bands.
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...
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.