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WELCOME TO SOUND CITY

We look ahead to the swathe of activity coming to the Baltic Triangle in May as Sound City returns to the heart of the city.

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SOUND CITY 2018 – DAY SPLITS

A handy guide to the artists to look out for this year and when they're playing

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BACK TO OUR ROOTS

Sound City COO Rebecca Ayres looks ahead to an exciting 2018 for the festival as it returns to its roots in the city centre.

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SOUND CITY+

The British Music Experience plays host to a series of panel discussions and conversations with industry experts from across the world.

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PEACE

The B-town pioneers have transcended from darlings of the indie scene to socially-conscious, festival-headlining behemoths. What’s next for Sound City’s 2018 headliners?

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DMA’S

Wearing their influences on their sleeves, these Australian Britpop revivalists have their sights firmly set on the dizzy heights of success.

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SUPERORGANISM

Pop Art 2.0: meet the multilimbed, multinational collective dismantling our conceptions of music-making and creativity in the digital age. 

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BAXTER DURY

The Prince Of Tears has carved out his own niche in scabrous, orchestral pop, finding his groove on an album replete with heartache and squalor.

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IDLES

Breathing fresh air into Britain's independent scene, this Bristol five-piece are reviving guitar music's punk spirit with equal parts intellect and anger.

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WYE OAK

Over the past 10 years, the US duo have consistently produced sweeping, guitar-driven albums, but it’s their latest synth-indebted release that sees them head to Sound City riding a wave of fresh critical acclaim.

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DANSETTE: THE ORIELLES

THE ORIELLES delve deep into the Sound City line-up and pick out some of their favourite acts

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EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY

Sound City's Innovation Partner are gearing up to flex their creative muscles once again at this year's festival

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