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The Horrors Join Line-Up For Standon Calling's 'Wild West' Themed 10th Anniversary


Standon Calling The Horrors Bondax Prides Little Dragon Dandy Warhols Basement Jaxx DJ Yoda The Cuban Brothers Roots Manuva Hercules and Love Affair Ella Eyre

Hertfordshire's most eventful music festival Standon Calling is set to return for its 10th anniversary, and a host of new line-up additions are announced as the event draws nearer; including UK festival favourites The Horrors. Though that's not all you can look forward to.

Standon Calling 2015 logo

Joining the likes of already announced headliners Little Dragon, The Dandy Warhols and Basement Jaxx are indie five-piece The Horrors, whose last album 'Luminous' (released in 2014) reached number 6 in the UK albums chart, as well as Dingwalls DJs Gilles Peterson and Patrick Forge, electro duo Bondax and Scottish synthpop trio Prides

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Jamie Cullum - Love For $ale


Jamie Cullum makes his return to music with his new single 'Love For $Ale' featuring Roots Manuva alongside a rather creepy video featuring Larry Lamb. He is also due to finally release a fifth studio album due out later this year.

Picture - Roots Manuva , Sunday 9th September 2012

Roots Manuva Sunday 9th September 2012 Bestival 2012 held at Robin Hill Country Park - Day Four

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Roots Manuva, Interview


Roots Manuva Interview

Having been in the game for nearly twenty years now, Roots Manuva still shows no signs of slowing down. That said, when he's putting in the type of performance he put on when headlining this year's Beacons festival, then who's to blame him?!

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Roots Manuva, 4everevolution Album Review


Word on the street is building that Roots Manuva's forthcoming record 4everevolution is on a par with his best work. The good news is that on the whole it is, navigating around a diverse musical palette, the shining light of UK hip hop has managed to create a compelling and concise hour long state of the nation address.

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Roots Manuva Meets Wrongtom, Duppy Writer Album Review


For all the respect paid, and his undoubted influence on British hip hop, there is always a suspicion that Rodney Smith - aka Roots Manuva - was doing less with the more god had given him. At around the time of the release of his second album Run Come Save Me - what with its Mercury Prize nomination and acres of adoring press - it looked like finally there was an artist in possession of the strength of character to take the fight to the US hip hop scene.

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Picture - Roots Manuva Dublin, Ireland, Thursday 24th September 2009

Roots Manuva Thursday 24th September 2009 Arthur's Day, The Guinness 250th Anniversary Celebration at the Storehouse Dublin, Ireland

Roots Manuva, Let The Spirit Single Review


Single review of Let The Spirit by Roots Manuva.

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Roots Manuva, The Arches, Glasgow Live Review


Roots Manuva live at The Arches in Glasgow on October 9th 2008.

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Roots Manuva, Awfully De/Ep, Ep Review


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Awfully De/Ep

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