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Feature: History of Indie According to Wasteland

13 June 2019

After listening to classic Verve tune “History”, it got me thinking about the amount of historically impactful indie acts on show at Newcastle’s inaugural Wasteland Festival this July. This line-up spans across five decades, featuring acts, like The Verve, that have already created some of the most timeless indie tracks of all time, as well as newcomers like Llovers who are just finding their sound. This is ‘History of Indie According to Wasteland’…

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Feature: Reminiscing ‘Silent Alarm’ by Bloc Party

11 June 2019

Few debut albums from this millenium have been as impactful as ‘Silent Alarm’ by Bloc Party. The record has sold over 1 million copies worldwide. In the UK alone, it was certified gold within 24 hours of its release and is currently certified Platinum. Ahead of Bloc Party appearing at Wasteland to perform ‘Silent Alarm’ in its entirety, GNE looks back on the seminal record track by track. Read on to fall in love with it all over again...

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