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  1. Tip of the Week: Hawk Eyes - Headstrung

    Monday 3 September 2012, 17:12

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    We've already told the story of Hawk Eyes on our Reading & Leeds Festival pages but it's worth telling again for those unfamiliar with their beginnings.

    Until the end of the 2011, the band were known as Chickenhawk, a fearsome hardcore quartet from Leeds who toured with Alexisonfire and We Are The...

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  2. Tip of the Week: Deaf Club - Sunday

    Wednesday 29 August 2012, 12:44

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    Those who caught Deaf Club on the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading or Leeds at the weekend will now be well aware of their powers. Their 25 minute set (highlights of which can be seen here) brought a stormy, bewitching atmosphere to the festival that swept far beyond the reaches of the Stage's limits...

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  3. Tip of the Week: Dear Prudence - Coming Apart Again

    Wednesday 22 August 2012, 19:36

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    This weekend, Dear Prudence play the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds festival. Not an ordinary week for the Brighton band and made even better with a spot on the BBC Radio 1 playlist for their track Coming Apart Again.

    Coming Apart Again is a brilliant piece of gothic pop that's dark, moody...

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  4. Tip of the Week: Chutes - Brighten Up

    Wednesday 15 August 2012, 11:32

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    Everyone seems to be scratching around for post-Olympic hangover cures this week. Well, good news, we have one too - the cheery sounds of Chutes and their single Brighten Up, currently all over BBC Radio 1's playlist.

    Despite the regular repitition of the lyric "the weather's been cold outside, and...

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  5. Tip of the Week: Paigey Cakey - Hood Swag

    Wednesday 8 August 2012, 12:51

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    One of the stars of the BBC Introducing Stage at Hackney Weekend, Paigey Cakey is an exciting new rapping talent from East London. No stranger to the fame game, Paigey (real name Paige Meade) starred in Joe Cornish's Attack The Block last year and will soon be on your screens in Waterloo Road.

    Hood...

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  6. Tip of the Week: More Than Conquerors - Bear Knuckle Fight

    Monday 30 July 2012, 12:00

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    More Than Conquerors have long been championed by BBC Radio Ulster's Across The Line show and it's no surprise to see their charms opened up to an even wider audience with a spot on the BBC Radio 1 playlist this week.
    The Belfast group make punk funk an artform and Bear Knuckle Fight is a blinding...

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  7. Tip of the Week: La Shark - Magazine Cover

    Tuesday 17 July 2012, 12:41

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    During their performance on the Introducing Stage at T in the Park, La Shark frontman Samuel Geronimo Deschamps jumped over the crowd barrier, rolled around in the mud and then did a front flip straight onto the very dirty floor (you can watch it here from about 8 mins in). It took the crowd by...

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  8. Tip of the Week: Swami Baracus - The Recipe

    Tuesday 10 July 2012, 15:47

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    Last Sunday, Swami Baracus opened up the BBC Introducing Stage at T in the Park 2012. In the middle of his set (and featured in his T in the Park highlights video), Swami dropped his single The Recipe, which has been playlisted on Radio 1 for airplay across this week.

    Swami, who has been well supported...

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  9. Tip of the Week: Spring Offensive - Worry Fill My Heart

    Tuesday 3 July 2012, 12:15

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    It's turning out to be a pretty good week for Oxford quintet Spring Offensive. Their single Worry Fill My Heart is getting airplay on Radio 1 all week and on Saturday, they perform on the BBC Introducing Stage at T in the Park. All richly deserved for a band that continue to produce innovative indie...

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  10. Tip of the Week: Story Books - Peregrine

    Tuesday 26 June 2012, 16:47

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    Added to the Radio 1 Playlist this week are Swale six-piece Story Books and their single Peregrine, an atmospheric track that seduces you instantly.

    Story Books first came to the attention of BBC Introducing in Kent and have since received regular airplay on Huw Stephens' Radio 1 show and Tom Robinson...

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  11. Tip of the Week: Pale Seas - Something or Nothing

    Tuesday 19 June 2012, 17:20

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    Getting airplay on Radio 1 this week are Pale Seas who had their gorgeous track Something or Nothing added to the playlist.
    Originally from Southampton, Pale Seas are now based in London where their lush dream folk is earning them quite a reputation. NME say the band evoke memories of Elliot Smith...

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  12. Tip of the Week: George Barnett - No I.D.ea

    Tuesday 12 June 2012, 16:13

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    Some people are so talented it can make you angry. George Barnett is one such person but I'll forgive him because he certainly knows how to write a tune or two.

    The 18 year old musician has already been music for 15 years (yes, since he was three) and can pick up pretty much any instrument including...

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  13. Tip of the Week: Park Bench Society - Room No. 66

    Monday 4 June 2012, 11:00

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    This week's Tip of the Week is an absolute gem. Park Bench Society are three 16 year old lads from Loughborough who specialise in charming acoustic indie music full of ear-catching percussion.

    Room No. 66 was first played by Dean Jackson on his BBC Introducing show The Beat in September 2011 and the...

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