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The Burning Question: Who WAS YOUR Electric Picnic Highlight 2014

It was an amazing weekend at Stradbally, with highlights coming thick and fast. The Hot Press Chat Room was buzzing all weekend long and the music was phenomenal. What was your favourite musical performance of the weekend? READ MORE

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DOWNLOAD: NEW James Vincent McMorrow song, which is likely to get EP outing...
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LISTEN: 'I Love You' cover by Girl Band...
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YOUR CHANCE to play the Freezer Sessions...
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BODY & Soul timetables confirmed...
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RIP RICHARD Attenborough...
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The Hot Take: Stuart Clark reports on Beck's stunning Sunday night @ Electric Picnic

It was all go at Stradbally as Beck wowed the crowd with a stunning set. Stuart Clark gives the rundown. READ MORE

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Video Review - Hozier at Electric Picnic

Live from Electric Picnic, Craig Fitzpatrick gives the verdict on Hozier's Main Stage performance from earlier today. Check out the exclusive review below. READ MORE

Chatroom action continues apace

We Cut Corners just popped by - and there's more to come! Our Stradbally Saturday has seen a host of top acts calling by the Hot Press Chatroom. Since 1.30 this afternoon, ... READ MORE

Electric Picnic Day Two is underway!

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