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The Great Escapade May 18, 2010

Posted by British Council India in Connections through Culture.

The Great Escapade

The British Council Soundpad UK Tour of Music Entrepreneurs 2010 is on. Arjun S Ravi reports to us about his experience.

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As “Europe’s leading festival for new music” The Great Escape makes for an interesting look at upcoming acts that’ve been gaining press/blog buzz over the last couple of years. I checked out three bands that I’ve had on my/the Indiecision radar for the past few months – Surfer Blood, Best Coast and Real Estate. Apart from these there’ve been some great headline acts that’re on the bill. The Cribs (pictured above) played a packed gig on Thursday night and tonight I’m really looking forward to Broken Social Scene.

The conference has been pretty interesting as well, but mostly for the panels/talks that aren’t business related. More on that in a bit. Am headed out to catch a panel with Nick Kent. I’ll leave you with a picture of the drummer of a band called Yuck (who aren’t as bad as their name). Vasu Dixit, your move.

Arjun S Ravi is the editor of Indiecision, that cool indie blogzine-ication.



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