Katherine Travers samples the musical delights on offer at Oxford's premier music festival (Saturday 9th October)
Electro-prog-poppers Pure Reason Revolution dazzle yet again with their latest record, (loosely) lyrically themed around warfare
Fiona Evans and Jenny Hamada meet Wales’ biggest rock band (take that Stereophonics) at the Oxford Union
Kings Of Leon spew forth more audible bilge into an unsuspecting atmosphere
Tom Moyser reports on Nash's 5th October O2 Academy gig
Amidst the dross on Robbie Williams' latest greatest hits, Tom Moyser is reminded of moments of genius
Richard Lynch-Smith reviews indie darlings Belle & Sebastian
James Benge is thoroughly disappointed by Antony and the Johnsons latest
This week's narrow spotlight into the cavernous, darkened world of lesser-known bands lands on some home counties indie-pop
Nick Pierce gets caught up in the obtuse but occasionally brilliant world of Sufjan Stevens
James Benge explores the resurgence in popularity of the classic 12" format
Unknown Pleasures: rescuing brilliant albums from comparative anonymity
The Sheffield metal quintet discuss their divisiveness amongst music fans, and forthcoming album
Mercury-nominated Irish troubadour -and self-confessed "grumpy bastard" - Conor O’Brien discusses his Villagers project
OxStu reviews Janelle Monae's new album
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