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MUSIC FEATURE: Jamie Lenman On The Resurgence Of British Post-Hardcore

MUSIC FEATURE: Jamie Lenman On The Resurgence Of British Post-Hardcore

2000trees is something of a spiritual home for Jamie Lenman, a much earlier year of Trees was even set to be headlined by his previous band, Reuben. In 2019 he isn’t headlining the now much larger festival, but he does have his own stage, with a personally curated line-up for the opening day. We caught up with the man himself to reflect on the ‘Golden Age’ of British post-hardcore and its resurgence.

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MUSIC FEATURE: Press To MECO On Deconstructing Their Craft At 2000trees

MUSIC FEATURE: Press To MECO On Deconstructing Their Craft At 2000trees

As bands go, Press to MECO are as warm and friendly as they come. Their passion for simply playing and creating music is obvious, their cheery demeanour is overly positive even for a Friday afternoon at a sun-soaked festival. Between bouts of charming self-depreciation and chuckles the band delve into what the last year has taught them about being creative.

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Gunnersville Festival 2019 – You Me At Six, Jimmy Eat World & More

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Gunnersville Festival 2019 – You Me At Six, Jimmy Eat World & More

With festival season slowly coming to a close, Gunnersville Festival promises to see the season out in style. The new tented concert series in London’s Gunnersbury Park this September will be playing host to some of the hottest names across the music industry including headlining acts Doves, The Specials and You Me At Six.

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MUSIC INTERVIEW: Phoxjaw

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Phoxjaw

Danny and Kieran from Phoxjaw joined us at 2000Trees after their excellent set on the Neu Stage earlier that day. We talked about festivals, the Bristol music scene, their latest EP A Playground For Sad Adults and their plans for the rest of the year.

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MUSIC INTERVIEW: Life On The Road With…Demob Happy

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Life On The Road With…Demob Happy

2019 is the year of touring for Demob Happy, who completed their biggest UK headline tour to date in Spring, toured Europe with Royal Blood and now gear up to tour extensively through North America with Band Of Skulls, before returning to the UK for a run of dates supporting The Amazons. We caught up with the band ahead of their US tour to hear their top tips and stories from the road!

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FESTIVAL FEATURE: Ones To Watch At Reading & Leeds Festival 2019

FESTIVAL FEATURE: Ones To Watch At Reading & Leeds Festival 2019

August Bank Holiday, also known as Reading & Leeds Festival weekend, is just around the corner and, as always, the line-up in 2019 proves to be one of the most strong and diverse out there. Booking a plethora of big names, as well as championing some of the most exciting up-and-coming names, there is plenty to choose from – so the big question is, who do you choose to see? Here are our ones to watch at Reading & Leeds Festival to help you decide!

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MUSIC INTERVIEW: Drug Church

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Drug Church

Patrick and Corey from the mighty Drug Church sat down with us shortly before their set at 2000trees. We spoke about camping, Blue Oyster Cult, Echo & the Bunnymen, metal, punk and hardcore, as well as the importance of not taking yourself too seriously.

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MUSIC INTERVIEW: Marsicans

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Marsicans

Later this week Leeds indie/dirty pop quartet Marsicans make their way to Reading & Leeds Festival, to headline the BBC Music Introducing Stage. We caught up with drummer Matthew ‘Cale’ McHale to talk about what the festival means to the band, their most memorable moment on stage and more.

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MUSIC INTERVIEW: Valeras

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Valeras

Following a string of singles, a tour with Yonaka, and a summer of festivals, Reading five-piece Valeras continue their busy schedule with an appearance at Reading & Leeds Festival next weekend. We caught up with guitarist Katie King to reminisce about their hometown’s iconic festival, what we can expect from their set and her festival do’s and don’ts.

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MUSIC INTERVIEW: Can’t Swim

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Can’t Swim

Chris and Danny from Can’t Swim were kind enough to sit down with us for a quick chat before their set at 2000trees. We spoke about the success of This Too Won’t Pass, being comfortable as a band and, obviously, CKY and Korn.

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