Following Ashley Stanford's recent photo essay on Sugar Mountain Festival, we're proud to present you with this beautiful portrait gallery courtesy of the talented Ian Laidlaw. It features everyone from Sampa The Great, to Courtney Barnett.

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Royal Headache


Research & Development


Empress Of

Sampa The Great

Kate Tempest

Kate Miller

Tim Sweeney

Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett

City Calm Down



Julio Bashmore

Hot Chip


Total Giovanni

Viet Cong