Most of the line-up for this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals have been announced, taking place August 28th-30th in the UK. Headliners are Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead and Kings of Leon, and other acts include Fall Out Boy, Brand New, The Prodigy, Bloc Party, Vampire Weekend, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, AFI, The Gossip, Glasvegas, The Gaslight Anthem and plenty more. You can find line-ups for each respective festival in the links above.
Need a breath of fresh autumn air? Eloquently meshing aspects of Kid A-era Radiohead with more uptempo alternative rock sounds is Canon. The recent 111 signees have just released their new album Alive, and it is streaming in entirety on the band's AP.net Profile. Wavering deftly between atmospheric and eerie, it's a welcomed change of pace.