HeadHigh Features

HeadHigh's archive of features from the independent & underground to the mainstream

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HeadHigh - December Playlist [Best of 2019]

It's been another amazing year for alternative music [and the rest!] We're looking forward to what 2020 has to offer, here's our playlist…

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HeadHigh - November Playlist

Check out our playlist for November, packed with loads of new tunes from the likes of Counterparts, Stray From The Path, Turnover and…

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Ten at 10: The Xcerts - ‘In The Cold Wind We Smile’ Ten Years On…

The Xcerts first came to my attention when I saw them in 2010 supporting Fightstar on a cold February evening in London. Like any kid that…

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HeadHigh - October Playlist

Here’s our selection of tunes we’re loving this month, including Can’t Swim, Microwave, From Indian Lakes, Loathe, Counterparts, The…

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An Alternative Guide to Reading Festival 2019: Sunday

If you’re heading to Reading Festival at the weekend and you want to discover some new talent, want a unique experience or are just…

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An Alternative Guide to Reading Festival 2019: Saturday

If you’re heading to Reading Festival at the weekend and you want to discover some new talent, want a unique experience or are just…

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An Alternative Guide to Reading Festival 2019: Friday

If you’re heading to Reading Festival at the weekend and you want to discover some new talent, want a unique experience or are just…

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HeadHigh - August Playlist

Check out our monthly playlist below. August edition featuring the likes of PINE, Microwave, Half Moon Run, Foals and Knocked Loose.

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Get On It: 5th Aug - 11th Aug

This week sees Past Kings, the anthemic indie rock four piece, return to Cafe 1001, the site of one of their most raucous gigs to date.…

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HeadHigh - July Playlist

Here are the tracks we’re spinning this month. Featuring Decay, Phoxjaw, Pagan, Gouge Away, Paramore, Mogwai and more!

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2000trees: More Than Just A Music Festival

Since its creation back in 2007, 2000trees Festival has gradually become one of the most impressive festivals the UK has to offer and until…

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HeadHigh - June Playlist

Check out this month's HeadHigh playlist, packed with tracks we're loving right now. Featuring Tigers Jaw, Deftones, YONAKA, Turnstile,…

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Joy Division Reimagine Music Videos For Unknown Pleasures

Joy Division are releasing a series of reimagined music videos to accompany the 10 tracks on their debut 1979 record Unknown Pleasures in…

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Here’s Who You Need To See At Slam Dunk Festival 2019

If you’re anything like us, you will have planned your day at Hatfield or Leeds months in advance, desperately checking the clashfinder to…

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HeadHigh - New Music May

Check out the freshest tunes that we’re listening to right now. We’d love to hear about the artists that you’ve enjoyed recently!

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Our Top Rehearsal Spots

When your parents or housemates have had enough of your band rehearsing in the living room, where do you go next? Here are some great spots…

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The Greatest Gig I Never Went To

For ten years, tech giants Apple ran the ‘iTunes Festival’ at the infamous Roundhouse in Camden. The festival, which became known for…

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HeadHigh - May Playlist

We’ve been listening to hundreds of tracks this month, here are the ones we can’t get out of our heads. Let us know what you loved,…