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Best Indie and Alt Live Music!

Jack closes your Boxing Day by looking back at some of the best Indie & Alt live music that BBC Radio 1 has offered in 2018. Expect sets from the Biggest Weekend, Reading and Leeds, TRNSMT, Live Lounge and the all important Maida Vale sessions.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Arctic Monkeys

    Brianstorm

    • Brianstorm.
    • Domino.
  • Clean Cut Kid

    Deafening

    • Deafening - Single.
    • Babe Magnet Records.
    • 1.
  • Yungblud

    God is a Woman/Lucid Dreams/Heart Shaped Box (Radio 1 Session, 11 Sep 2018)

  • Biffy Clyro

    Mountains

  • Yak

    Bellyache

    • Pursuit of Momentary Happiness.
    • Virgin EMI Records.
    • 1.
  • Florence + the Machine

    Hunger (The Biggest Weekend 2018)

  • Florence + the Machine

    Shake It Out (The Biggest Weekend 2018)

  • CHVRCHES

    Graffiti

    • Single.
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Tom Grennan

    Found What I've Been Looking For

    • Insanity.
  • The Prodigy

    Timebomb Zone

    • No Tourists.
    • Take Me To The Hospital/BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd.
  • Grimes

    We Appreciate Power (feat. HANA)

    • We Appreciate Power.
    • 4AD.
  • Slaves

    Everybody Wants To Be Famous (Radio 1 Live Lounge, 11 Sept 2018)

    • Superorganism.
  • Fontaines D.C.

    Too Real

    • Too Real - Single.
    • 1.
  • You Me at Six

    Fast Forward

    • VI.
    • Awal Recordings.
  • HMLTD

    Flex

    • RCA Records.
  • Christine and the Queens

    5 Dollars (Radio 1 Live Lounge, 21 Nov 2018)

  • Sundara Karma

    One Last Night On This Earth

    • Ulfilas' Alphabet.
    • Chess Club/RCA.
  • Confidence Man

    Try Your Luck

    • Confident Music For Confident People.
    • Heavenly Recordings.
    • 1.
  • Wolf Alice

    Beautifully Unconventional (Reading + Leeds 2018)

    • Dirty Hit.
  • Gengahr

    Atlas Please

    • Atlas Please.
    • Transgressive Records.
    • 1.
  • Sea Girls

    All I Want To Hear You Say

    • Single.
    • Almanac Recordings.
    • 1.
  • Blossoms

    Charlemagne (TRNSMT Festival 2018)

  • alt-J

    Fitzpleasure

    • Matilda / Fitzpleasure.
    • Infectious Music Ltd.
    • 2.
  • The Vaccines

    All My Friends Are Falling In Love

    • Columbia.
  • The 1975

    It's Not Living (If It's Not With You) (Radio 1 Live Lounge, 26 Nov 2018)

  • Crystal Fighters

    All My Love

    • Atlantic Records.
  • The Pale White

    Wisdom Tooth

    • Single.
    • Illegal Cinema Records.
    • 1.
  • FIDLAR

    Can't You See

    • Almost Free.
    • Mom + Pop.
    • 2.
  • Spring King

    The Hum

    • A Better Life.
    • Island.
  • The Blinders

    Brave New World (Introducing Session, 20th Apr 2018)

  • Stereo Honey

    Icarus

    • What Makes A Man EP.
    • LAB Records Ltd.
    • 2.
  • The Orielles

    Bobbi's Second World

    • Bobbi's Second World.
    • Heavenly Recordings.
    • 1.

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