Articles Tagged 'Mumford and Sons'

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10 Iconic Acts Who’ve Played Red Rocks

Next week (June 22 -26), the television and content festival SeriesFest begins in Denver, bringing together not only the best new pilots from established and emerging content creators and a special performance by Grammy and Golden Globe Nominee Sia, but also the North American premiere of BBC America’s new natural history series The Hunt, narrated […]

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10 Great British Bands of the Last 10 Years

The rules of this game are very simple. We’re setting up an instant pantheon, one that stretches back over the entire timeline of Anglophenia, from its birth in 2005 to the article of dazzling wonderment you see before you today. All the bands mentioned in this list released their first music in the period from […]

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Miss the Old Mumford & Sons? 5 British Bands with Banjos

Here’s a conundrum; if what you like most about Mumford and Sons is their mix of confessional singer-songwriter stuff with the banging four-to-the-floor backbeat of bluegrass and some nimble-fingered banjo work, where are you going to seek a replacement now they’ve put the banjo down and picked up electric guitars? I mean, there are no […]

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This Will Be the Soundtrack of British Summertime 2015

So far in 2015 we’ve already had new albums from returning British talents like Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Laura Marling, Belle and Sebastian and Blur, but how are the next few months shaping up in terms of British pop? What records are Anglophiles going to need to keep an ear out for, ready for […]

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All Change! Mumford & Sons Abandon Banjos for New Album

See? We TOLD you they weren’t packing it in. Mumford & Sons have released details of the third album, which will be released on May 4. It’s called Wilder Mind, it’s twelve songs long and it’s the result of sessions at London’s Air Studios with Florence + the Machine producer James Ford. But that’s all […]

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Are Mumford and Sons Calling It A Day?

No. I mean it, no they’re not. There’s a story hitting music sites at the moment, told somewhat gleefully, in which people who don’t like Mumford & Sons have jumped upon a quote from one of Mumford & Sons about the future plans of Mumford & Sons, and decided to throw an extrapolation party. Last […]

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10 Idris Elba Side Jobs You May Not Know About

We’ve made a lot of fuss here about how busy Benedict Cumberbatch is keeping himself these days, but most of his activities can at least be contained within the realm of acting. Idris Elba is even more of a plate-spinner than that, devoting his time between a supercharged career in TV and movies, and his […]

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The Wonder Years: Mumford and Sons Close Glastonbury

Ladies and gentlemen, the 2013 Glastonbury festival ended last night. 20% of Somerset is currently awash with the detritus of a weekend’s fun, there are discarded food containers from here to Glastonbury Tor, and some of them have people in them. It was, by all accounts, rather good this year. Some inclement weather, some blazing […]

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Five Fascinating Things About the Town of Wimbledon

As it’s the first day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament today (June 24, 2013), it seems a choice moment to have a wander through the back-lanes, greenery and ancient history of the London suburb that shares its name, and find out some interesting facts and, like, say them. And no, the location of The All England Lawn […]

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