The Guardian’s Buzz Blog

A little bit of pop-related fun over at the Guardian’s blog site. They’ve picked a few bands that they think are headed for stardom in the near future, and are charting their progress on a performance graph, punctuated by points of interest on the artist’s calendar and assigning them a score out of 100. It’s a bit like interactive top trumps with indie bands, but quite interesting to note what the media takes notice of.

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