Latitude: Sigur Ros



A snoozefest. Zzzzzzzzz. Pretty bloody boring – just a few of the predictions about Sigur Ros’s Latitude headline set from some of my colleagues and friends this afternoon. I have to admit that, after seeing Metronomy’s dancey geek-pop about half an hour before, the prospect of a bunch of deathly slow ethereal meanderings sung in a foreign language (or, of course, a completely made-up language) didn’t seem like the most appealing prospect.


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Michael Bonner

Overheard Conversations Part 2



Once again, we've been ear-wigging for words of wisdom from Latitude's great unwashed...


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Michael Bonner

Latitude: Seasick Steve



"I had a dog. He died about a year ago. His name was Boss. This is for my dog. I miss my dog."


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Latitude Photos! - Phenomenal clouds, crazy weather and other stuff!



Crazy Suffolk weather here at Latitude today (July 19): Fiercely hot sun, followed swiftly by fast paced mini 'storms' of rain, plus a rainbow! Plenty of running back and forth to tent to switch from wellies to flip-flops! The festival is being swayed by the sounds of Sigur Ros, Elbow and The Coral, but here are a few snapshots to give you a taste of what it's been like...


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Latitude: dEUS pave the way for love in the Obelisk Arena



A 5.30pm slot at a summer festival can be a bit of a graveyard slot: by that time of the day, festival-goers tend to have had their fill of daytime acts, and are waiting impatiently for the main attractions.


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Michael Bonner

Latitude: More Arctic Monkey sightings, Ross Noble, Bill Bailey



While John seems to have found his Latitude highlight, I've got to say I've found mine, too. Nicholas Parsons, come on down. Oh, and Sheffield's finest enjoy a Man Balancing Ball On His Head race down at the lake.


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Michael Bonner

Latitude: Our Ten Funniest Overheard Conversations



Guest blogger Terry Staunton has been eavesdropping on the conversations of others to discover just what Latitude punters are talking about...


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John Mulvey

My Favourite Band Of The Festival Thus Far



Back here at Latitude, then. We’ve been burned today. We’ve been drenched today. We’ve accidentally seen a bit of Beth Rowley as well. But – and this is purely my personal opinion – I’ve also just seen the best band of the festival thus far.


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Michael Bonner

Latitude: After Dark, our fun in the woods



So, as ever with Latitude, there's as much fun to be had after the official events of the day have wound down...


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John Mulvey

The Ten Best Things About Friday At Latitude



Since, with a fairly grim inevitability, I'm the first of the Uncut massive to be up and about, the first highlights top ten of the festival falls to me, it seems.


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Editor's Letter

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...