Festivals can be challenging enough considering summer weather in Britain, but they're even trickier to enjoy with a toddler in tow, as David Taylor found out...
31 August 2011 04:14 PM
Emmy The Great, aka 27-year-old Emma Lee-Moss, grew up in Hong Kong and the Home Counties. Now based in London, the singer-songwriter sang with Noah and the Whale before making two solo albums, First Love (2009) and Virtue (released this June).
16 August 2011 12:25 PM
On the opening day of Bestival, Friendly Fires will curate a one-off exploration of “The Past, Present and Future of Dance Music” in the RizLab arena.
03 August 2011 12:00 AM
20 July 2011 05:07 PM
The Vintage Festival, the UK’s best new festival, will transform The Royal Festival Hall into a multi-venue vintage playground for London’s most uplifting and stylish party this summer - and The Independent has a pair of tickets for the whole weekend - worth £450 - to give away!
15 July 2011 12:45 PM
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08 July 2011 04:13 PM
Stuart Braithwaite (vocals, guitar) and Barry Burns (guitar, keyboards) are members of the Scottish post-rock five-piece Mogwai. The group, who formed in Glasgow in 1995, released their seventh studio album, Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will, in February. Their “Earth Division” EP is released on 12 September
07 July 2011 05:07 PM
Arcade Fire’s live shows always seem to present a sort of organised chaos that you either love or hate, but judging by this sold-out Hyde Park gig – their largest UK show to date – they don’t have to worry too much about the latter.
22 June 2011 12:00 AM
If you’re heading for Glastonbury this weekend, or one of the many musical events this summer, here are a few ideas to make your trip more comfortable.
19 June 2011 12:00 AM
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10 June 2011 04:47 PM
Super Furry Animals frontman and solo artist extraordinaire Gruff Rhys released his latest album Hotel Shampoo to critical acclaim earlier in the year. Gruff took time out from his North American tour to answer some teasers for Music Magazine.
24 May 2011 12:00 AM
BBC Trust agrees to axe channel from TV in favour of digital moveTV
Final Top Gear reviewTV
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- 3 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 4 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture