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Rock crowd A healthy mix of old and new take to the Main Stage in Victoria Park. We've picked out 6 of the best and given you 6 salient facts about each. 
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Midlake Midlake
- Nominated for 2 MOJO Awards
- Extensively touring Europe this summer
- Signed to Bella Union records
- "My Name is Earl"'s Jason Lee is big fan
- Did a lovely Hub session for 6 recently
- Album is called The Trials of Van Occupanther
  Watch Hub video
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wilco Wilco
- 6 piece from Chicago, Illinois 
- Just released album #7 Sky Blue Sky
- Also playing Latitude & Montreux Jazz festival
- Tracks have featured in Volkswagen ads 
- Founder Jeff Tweedy was in Uncle Tupelo
- Worked on Woody Guthrie tribute album
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rapture The Rapture
- Based in New York City
- They played SxSW this year 
- Larry Levan & Marshall Jefferson are influences 
- Formed in 1998 
- Also playing Moscow & Istanbul this summer
- Supported The Killers last year
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Flaming Lips The Flaming Lips
- Indian Summer is their only UK summer date
- Flaming Lips is Wayne, Steven & Michael
- Steven was once bitten by a very nasty spider
- The band particularly like sushi
- Wayne secretly loves Whitney Houston's music
- Appeared in Beverley Hills 90210 12 years ago
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jason pierce of spiritualized Spiritualized Acoustic Mainline
- Is Spiritualized / Spacemen 3 music + strings
- Founder Jason Pierce's nickname is Spaceman  
- Pierce was very ill 2 years ago and almost died
- You could call him the godfather of Space Rock
- They once played at the top of the CN Tower
- Richard Ashcroft's wife used to be in the band
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clap your hands say yeah Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
- Have been touring American & Australia
- Continue their hectic global tour this summer
- New album is called Some Loud Thunder
- Band was founded in New London, CT
- David's Bowie & Byrne have been to shows
- Alec Ounsworth is working on a kid's album
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