As one-day music festivals go, London's Field Day stands out from the crowd as being the most ambitious and forward-thinking certainly in terms of its booking policy. Concentrating on the more hip end of the spectrum along with legendary artists of yore, the Eat Your Own Ears curated event has hosted the likes of Wild Beasts, Laura Marling, Foals, The Horrors and Bat For Lashes at very early stages in their artistic development since its inaugural bash in 2007. Situated in Victoria Park just a stones throw away from Mile End tube station in the capital's east side, this year has seen Field Day expand its number of stages to seven, with the Do You Come Here Often? and joint venture between the Lock Tavern and Shacklewell Arms each hosting line-ups for the first time.
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Review of The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart's debut self-titled album released through Furtuna Pop!
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New York four-piece The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart may have a name some would find synonymous with the latest Pete Wentz clones on the emo circuit, but dig a little deeper and you'll find a band at home with infectious pop melodies awash with just a tinge of distorted noise here and there that recalls the likes of early My Bloody Valentine, The Pastels, The Field Mice and more recently Camera Obscura and The Manhattan Love Suicides.
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Read our review for The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart's single 'Come Saturday' released through Fortuna Pop!
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