Mumford and Sons are back with Babel, bringing folk to the masses for a second time. Marco Bell wonders if they can keep it up.
Hayden East lays down a who's who of this year's Mercury Prize nominees, and reveals Venue's predictions.


The intense hype and successful singles didn't deplete TOY of their talent. Something special keeps them apart from the rest.
Have the middle classes and teeny boppers taken over the great British music festival?
As festival season comes to a close, Lottie Allen reports from Bestival. Headliners included Florence and the Machine, New Order and Stevie Wonder.
Concrete got down to Outlook. If the typical indie, cider-in-a-field weekend isn't your kind of thing, Outlook will be.