Prickly, polemical, delightfully profane — Sleaford Mods need no introduction. Nottingham duo Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn are the UK’s beloved conduits for working class rage, railing against austerity and inequality. Last year’s album UK Grim peaked at No 3 in the charts, clearly catching the national mood, while their notoriously energetic live sets transform that anger into good old cathartic fun.

Country: UK