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ALREADY HEARD RECOMMENDS: O CAPTAIN
Influenced by the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Saves The Day and The Get Up Kids, Sheffield quartet O Captain have bucket loads of potential of their debut EP is anything to go from. Entitled 'Ghetto Hikes', the bands lyrical sentiment mixed with a stirring indie-pop sensibility quickly won us over. We spoke to bassist Ryan Smith to find out more about the band, their influences, what Sheffield bands we should be listening to and more.
FESTIVAL: UK TECH FEST 2014
Ww've got reviews and a whole load of live photos from UK Tech Fest 2014.
FEATURE: 6 MONTHS IN - ALREADY HEARD'S ALBUMS OF THE YEAR SO FAR 2014
Having reached over the half way mark, July is a good time to reflect upon the smorgasbord
of great albums that have come out so far this year. Read on to find out what the Already Heard team picked as their favourite releases of the year so far.
FESTIVAL: SONISPHERE 2014
After 2 years away, Sonisphere makes it return to the UK. Check out our full coverage of the festival.
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: JACOB ROUND (PURE NOISE RECORDS)
In the latest edition of our "Industry Insight" feature, we speak to Jake Round as his label,
Pure Noise Records, celebrates it's 5th anniversary.


Citizen and Diamond Youth Banquet Records In-store Video

As part of their current UK tour together Citizen and Diamond Youth recently played an in-store session at Banquet Records in Kingston.

Videos of both bands sets can be viewed after the jump below.

July (support from Headroom)
21 Bristol The Exchange
22 Birmingam The Flapper
23 Derby Victoria Inn
24 Glasgow Audio
25 Manchester Star & Garter
26 Leeds Cockpit

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Live Photos: The Safety Fire - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Photos by Carrie-Anne Pollard.

Live Photos: Sikth - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Aeon Zen - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Modern Day Babylon - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: The Ocean - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Aliases - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Thin Privilege Call It a Day

Glasgow noise rockers Thin Privilege have announced they are to part ways.

They are to play a final run of shows, with a last Glasgow show to be announced shortly. The quartet’s final output was their self-titled debut album, released in May of this year on Struggletown Records.

The final shows are as follows:

July
25th-27th Wickerman Festival, East Kirkcarswell (Day/time TBA)
27th Labour Club, Northampton w/ 72% Morrissey, Verger, Blood Visions
28th Wharf Chambers, Leeds w/ Famine, Healing Powers, Piss Kidney

Live Photos: Friend For A Foe - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Photos by Carrie-Anne Pollard.

Live Photos: Alaya - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Destrage - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Exist Immortal - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Aeolist - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Kodeks - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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Live Photos: Shields - UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground - 13/07/2014

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