Latitude 2009

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ARCADE FIRE

Anyone who doubts the transcendent power of orchestral pop – not to mention the potential of the crash helmet as percussion instrument – will surely be converted by Montreal’s Arcade Fire, who Time magazine saw fit to make cover stars after the release of their ‘Funeral’ LP in 2005.

Led by the husband-and-wife team of Wim Butler and Regine Chassagne, the Latitude Main Stage headliners plough a thrillingly imaginative, physically exuberant and emotionally exhilarating, alterno-pop furrow which should beguile fans of Bruce Springsteen, The Bad Seeds and baroque alike.

Arcade Fire play the Main Stage on Sunday July 15.
Latitude takes place July 12 - 15 at Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk.

Info and tickets avaialble here from www.latitidefestival.co.uk


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The 46th (And Last) Playlist Of 2014


Sorry I didn't manage to post a playlist last week; a combination of germs, deadlines and various other professional/seasonal distractions meant that I ran out of time.

Here, though, is our last office list of 2014, with lots of strong new entries. A few highlights...