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Liam Gallagher, Thundercat – and a certain Labour party leader as warm-up man for Run the Jewels. Share the action with us from Saturday daytime at the festival
Continuing our portrait series, we ran into music writer, manager and founder of punk band the Membranes, John Robb.
Sauntering on stage to the sound of portentous choral chanting, Wild Beasts’ frontman Hayden Thorpe is dressed top to toe in white – the combined effect of outfit and entrance music summoning a vision of the second coming of Christ.
It’s not an allusion the band can really live up to, especially since they kick off with generally underwhelming songs from their recent album Boy King, which prize organ-rattling beats and wiry soul over Thorpe’s eccentric warble – something that marked the band out as a fresh of breath air when they first emerged in 2006.