Midlake

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How Iceland saved John Grant: 'I feel safe here'
Whether it was drugs, alcohol or reckless sex, John Grant lived on the brink of self-destruction. Now the troubled but witty songwriter has found redemption in Reykjavik

Ruaridh Nicoll

30, Aug, 2015 @8:45 AM

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Guardian Live: Midlake film and Q&A with Jason Lee, Eric Noren and Eric Pulido
Director Eric Noren, actor Jason Lee and Midlake frontman Eric Pulido talk about Midlake: Live in Denton, TX

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

03, Mar, 2015 @4:17 PM

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Midlake's Eric Pulido: 'It's almost overwhelming to be home'
On 26 February, Midlake’s Eric Pulido will take part in a Guardian live event to support the release of the band’s new concert DVD, Live in Denton. Here, the frontman discusses his new supergroup, playing live in his home town, the wealth of Texan talent and his popularity with the local tourist board

Harriet Gibsone

13, Feb, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Midlake review: a beautiful but meandering show
Long, improvised jams and muffled vocals meant that the Texan band only really hit their stride in the encore, writes Helen Davidson

Helen Davidson

24, May, 2014 @6:23 AM

Midlake perform It's Going Down – acoustic session video

Texan folk rock band Midlake perform an exclusive stripped-back version of their track It's Going Down for the Guardian backstage at the Sydney Opera House. Midlake are touring Australia and are playing at the Opera House as part of the Vivid festival.

Daniel Kirkwood and Stuart Edgeworth

23, May, 2014 @6:21 AM

Midlake: Antiphon – review
This accomplished blend of folk and soft rock suggests that Midlake have regrouped in some style, says Phil Mongredien

Phil Mongredien

03, Nov, 2013 @12:05 AM

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Midlake: Antiphon – review
The loss of their original frontman has worked in Midlake's favour and given them room to roam, writes Maddy Costa

Maddy Costa

31, Oct, 2013 @9:45 PM

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Will Yuck and Midlake be able to 'do a Pink Floyd'?

Losing a singer doesn't have to mean the end of a band, as numerous prog and metal acts have proved

James Medd

27, Sep, 2013 @12:00 PM

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John Grant – review
John Grant's tortured love affair is still inspiring superb lyrics, now matched by fierce Icelandic electronica, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

18, May, 2013 @3:00 PM

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St Vincent: soundtrack of my life

Annie Clark, aka St Vincent, tells Tim Lewis about a Texas childhood of road trips and sunny days sharing music with friends

Interview by Tim Lewis

26, Feb, 2012 @12:01 AM

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Musicians, writers and their obsessions
They're not the best songs. They might not even be good ones. But they become the tracks we play again and again. Here, musicians and writers share their obsessions

Interviews by Dorian Lynskey, Dave Simpson and Jude Rogers

09, Dec, 2010 @9:46 PM

John Grant | Pop review
Union Chapel, London
John Grant's singing is intoxicating but for most of his 10-song set he appears fettered by his backing band, writes Maddy Costa

Maddy Costa

27, Jun, 2010 @9:15 PM

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