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Andy Ferguson of Bicep’s listening diary: ‘I tend to let the algorithm start me off down a little wormhole’
One half of the electronic duo takes us through a weekend’s discoveries, from the Latin American music on Huey Morgan’s 6 Music show to the eclectic soundtracks of Adam Curtis films

As told to Safi Bugel

14, Oct, 2022 @1:12 PM

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Sunday at Glastonbury: Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross and Jack White – as it happened
The US rap star headlined the main stage on the last night of the festival, while Pet Shop Boys, Charli XCX, Jarvis Cocker and a host more brought the festival to a close

Keza MacDonald (now), Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Gwilym Mumford and Laura Snapes (earlier)

26, Jun, 2022 @11:49 PM

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Parklife festival review – proof that Manchester is still mad fer it
A young crowd – who could make even twentysomethings feel fossilised – gleefully accepted their city’s rave mantle, losing it to Megan Thee Stallion, Bicep and more

Kemi Alemoru

13, Sep, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Bicep: Live Global Stream II review – 90 minutes of pure throwback pleasure
The duo transmit a steady stream of rapturous, 21st-century rave nostalgia and retina-burning visuals into living rooms around the world

Kitty Empire

06, Mar, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Bicep: Isles review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
The Northern Irish producers kick over the dinner-party table with an album that matches the scope and ambition of 90s dance artists

Alexis Petridis

21, Jan, 2021 @11:08 AM

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From Glastonbury to Bluedot: 10 of the best festivals for summer 2021
Though live music is cancelled for the coming months, next year is shaping up to be a bumper season

Ammar Kalia

03, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Living-room disco: five of the best dance music mixes
Laser-cut minimal techno, chirruping speed garage – here is how you can make the most of our dancefloor-free moment

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The Mercury music prize has lost its way – here’s how to fix it
The ‘token’ jazz, folk and avant garde nominees for the UK’s most prestigious music prize are the ones who stand to gain the most from it – but they are being ignored

Jude Rogers

14, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Unfettered Irish dance to a brand new tune
Wave of liberalism inspires electro scene that is now conquering Britain’s dancefloors

Tess Reidy

02, Sep, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Bestival review – glitter, greatest hits and Instagram-friendly singalongs
Grace Jones, MIA and Chaka Khan build up the crowd’s energy, but baffling scheduling threatens to dissipate it

Hannah J Davies

06, Aug, 2018 @11:19 AM

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Hungama: the UK club night taking queer culture to Bollywood
With a name meaning a cheeky kind of chaos in Urdu, Hungama in east London mixes Indian pop with hip-hop – and adds drag queens and a stripper’s pole

Ruchira Sharma

18, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Bicep review – muscular, head-rushing tech house
The Northern Irish dance duo showcase their skill for ping-ponging melody and beautifully tooled drum programming, paired with magnificent visuals

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

30, Apr, 2018 @12:06 PM

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