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BBC Introducing Stage will feature two local acts
Ross Mitchell
By Ross Mitchell
BBC Blast Reporter

BBC Introducing gives bands and artists from a variety of genres a chance to play at some of the biggest festivals in the UK.
The G.A.N.G
The G.A.N.G are going to 'give it there all' in front of a eager crowd on the BBC Introducing stage

The selection process all starts by bands adding tracks to BBC Introducing's online Uploader. Then a stringent judging panel including BBC Radio'1s Huw Stephens selects the line ups. This year it has been announced that Hull based The G.A.N.G and endoflevelbaddie from Beverley have been given the opportunity of a lifetime to play at Leeds and Reading Festival 2010.

This years Leeds Festival has one of the best line ups in recent years with the likes of Arcade Fire, Marina and the Diamonds and Mercury Music Prize Winner Klaxons. Joining them will be the bands on the BBC Introducing Stage. Since it's debut in 2007, the stage has helped propel loads of acts into the lime light including Florence and The Machine, The Ting Tings and Leeds based band Pulled Apart By Horses.

Critics and eager festival goers will be searching for the best in new music at the stage and this year fans will not be disappointed.

The G.A.N.G, a three piece "alternative group, which mix elements of hip-hop, RnB, indie and rock" are one of the more diverse acts on this years BBC Introducing stage. They are amazing live, and with tracks such as 'Shadow of the Night' that sends shivers down your spine, its obvious why this band has been chosen. Anthony, Chima and Trea Barber told Raw Talent Introducing they were 'speechless' and were really looking forward to being on the BBC Introducing stage.

This phenomenal group put every ounce of energy and passion into their live performances, and they advise that the best way to be noticed is to "do it the right way, upload the music on BBC Introducing and let them know what your doing". And the team here at BBC Raw Talent introducing aren't surprised that they are playing at this year's Leeds and Reading Festival.

Things are also definitely hotting up for the band. As well as regularly appearing on BBC Raw Talent, they've also just been added to BBC Radio 1's coveted playlist.

endoflevelbaddie will be an exciting change to the day at Leeds Festival

The second act on the BBC Introducing stage from the region is endoflevelbaddie. Bringing a taste of the best electro fusion Yorkshire and Lincolnshire has to offer, Scott Langthorpe says he is "really excited at the opportunity of playing both Reading and Leeds Festival" He told us that he's really looking forward to bringing a strong element of dance to the BBC Introducing stage. EOLB's music is strong, original and fresh, and his eclectic dancefloor filling beats will definitely win over hordes of new fans.

Both The G.A.N.G and endloflevelbaddie will be playing on the Sunday of Leeds Festival 2010, so make sure you go and support these great home-grown talents.

Highlight coverage from some of the best new talent through the whole weekend will also feature on BBC Raw Talent Introducing with Alan Raw, only on BBC Radio Humberside 95.9fm Sunday 8-10pm and online www.bbc.co.uk/rawtalent


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