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  1. Tip of the Week: Hawk Eyes - Headstrung

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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...

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  2. Tip of the Week: Deaf Club - Sunday

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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 ...

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

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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,...

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  4. Tip of the Week: Chutes - Brighten Up

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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...

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

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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. ...

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

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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 blindi...

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

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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 ...

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

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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 i...

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  10. Tip of the Week: Story Books - Peregrine

    Tom Young

    Introducing online producer

    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 ...

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