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Kwabs performs during the Melt! Festival in Graefenhainichen, Germany, July 2015

Kwabs, Love + War - Album review: Slow and steady has proved the right way to go

Download: Love + War;  Walk; Perfect Ruin; Wrong  or Right; Cheating on Me

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The drone metal band's gigs have acquired a mythic status

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Psapp, Meltdown Festival, review: David Byrne's pick are full of charming quirks

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