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NME Festival blog: The Mad Cool line-up for 2020 has got another 30 acts

Thirty new acts have been added to next year’s huge Mad Cool festival line-up, including Charli XCX, Rex Orange County, Pheobe Bridgers and Tom Misch. You can read the full line-up below. Other acts announced today included: Angel Olsen, Nina Kraviz, Floating Points, Hobo Johnson, Confidence Man, Sticky Fingers, Beabadoobee and Arlo Parks. They join […]

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NME Festival blog: Tom Grennan, Marika Hackman, London Grammar and The Rapture all added to massive Mad Cool line-up

They join Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Twenty One Pilots Mad Cool festival have announced a wave of new acts to next year’s line up, including Tom Grennan, Marika Hackman, London Grammar and The Rapture. They join Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Twenty One Pilots, Pixies, Alt-J and Tove-Lo, Foals and Wolf Alice who were the first wave of acts announced for […]

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NME Festival blog: Wolf Alice added to Mad Cool line up for 2020

The line-up grows! Wolf Alice have become the latest act to be added to a huge Mad Cool festival line-up for 2020 in Madrid. Wolf Alice join Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Twenty One Pilots, Pixies, Alt-J and Tove-Lo and Foals who were the first wave of acts announced for the festival.  Other acts who were added later include Finneas, Nothing But […]

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NME Festival blog: Finneas, Richard Hawley and Nothing But Thieves added to huge Mad Cool line up

The line-up is growing… More acts have been announced for next year’s Mad Cool Festival in Madrid. Finneas has now been confirmed to appear, alongside Nothing But Thieves, Richard Hawley and the Deftones. The event is due to take place from July 8-11 2020. The first wave of acts announced for the festival included Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish […]

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NME Festival blog: Foals added to huge Mad Cool line up alongside Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift and Twenty One Pilots

It’s shaping up to be an epic line up Foals have been added to next year’s Mad Cool festival line up. Foals shared news of their appearance at the festival on social media on a poster which also shared some new European tour dates. You can view the dates below. Last week, the Madrid festival announced ticket […]

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NME Festival blog: Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Twenty One Pilots announced for huge Mad Cool Festival 2020 lineup

What a line up! Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival has released details of its 2020 line-up, with acts including Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Twenty One Pilots on the bill. Other acts announced for the festival, which is due to place from July 8-11 2020, include Pixies, Alt-J and Tove-Lo, with more expected to follow later […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Joker’ star Joaquin Phoenix on how he started to “go mad” during transformation for role

The DC film premiered over the weekend Joker star Joaquin Phoenix has discussed the transformation he underwent to take on the iconic role, revealing that he began to “go mad” ahead of filming. Making its debut at the Venice Film Festival this weekend, the new DC movie tells the origin story of Batman’s infamous arch-villain. Phoenix appears as Arthur […]

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NME Festival blog: The Game channels ‘Mad Max’ in video for fiery new single ‘West Side’

It’s the first single from his forthcoming album ‘Born To Rap’ The Game has released a video for his fiery new single ‘West Side’ and it shares a few similarities with the movie Mad Max – watch it below. ‘West Side’, the debut single from the former G-Unit MC’s forthcoming ninth studio album, ‘Born To Rap’, […]

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NME Festival blog: Spanish trap star Fusa Nocta on her stellar Mad Cool Festival set and the power of ‘The X Factor’

She made her name on the talent show, and has nothing but praise for it Spanish trap star Fusa Nocta received a hero’s welcome at the Consequence of Sound Stage at Madrid’s Mad Cool festival, her bassy trap bangers, from the booming ‘Khaleesi’ to slinky feminist anthem ‘No Gyals’, inciting a sense of hysteria during […]

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NME Festival blog: Calling all new talent: Do you want to play at Mad Cool 2019? Well here’s your chance…

Get involved in the Mad Cool Talent UK competition Offering new, unsigned and rising artists the chance to perform at one of Europe’s premiere music festivals, registration is about to open for the Mad Cool Talent UK competition. NME are among the journalists who’ll be judging this year’s competition, giving fresh talent the chance to […]

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