This article was published in 2009.

The overall winner of Futuresound 2009 were revealed today as Middleman.

After a tense day yesterday - which saw Leeds Music Forum servers crash under the volume of Leeds bands and music fans keen to find out the winning 6 bands - organisers today completed their announcement.

All bands will appear at both Leeds and Reading Festivals, with the five runners up (Kinch, The Old Romantic Killer Band, Milk White White Teeth, Wonderswan and Chickenhawk) appearing on the BBC Introducing Stage and Middlman appearing on the Festival Republic Stage.

Tickets for Leeds 2009 are now sold out. If you haven't yet bought a ticket, you can still get one at Viagogo are the official partners of Leeds Festival 2009 and are the only secondary market ticket agency recommended and approved by festival organisers Festival Republic.