The festival summer season is already well underway, and whether you're Glastonbury-bound next week or have your sights set on one of thousands of other big weekenders taking place over the coming months, we've got your back with our round-up of the artists' festival essentials

Up-and-coming Oxford foursome Glass Animals are relative festival-season freshers, but their R'n'B-flecked tropical indie is summery, smooth and ideal for a gentle bop in front of a sun-baked new bands stage. We caught up with frontman Dave Bayley and found out what he's packing for a season spent trekking the boutiques and big bashes in support of debut album ZABA, released earlier this month.