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Gallery: Wild Beasts // O2 Apollo Manchester, 16.02.18

2018 signals the split of Wild Beasts, a band who have graced people’s ears for over a decade. Manchester saw the penultimate show on a run of their final ever live performances. The audience were treated to a mammoth 23-song set, which lasted the best part of 2 hours. Our photographer Lewis Evans headed down […]Read More

Live Review: Wolf Alice // Barrowlands, Glasgow – 12.11.17

The Barrowlands: one of the better music venues to exist. The renovated ballroom recently hosted a weekend’s worth of Wolf Alice, with a sold-out Saturday show and a less crowded Remembrance Sunday slot. The London band visited Scotland and told us they love it up here, intricately weaving EPs and albums, complete with breaks and […]Read More

Live Review: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club // Rock City, Nottingham

It takes a certain level of craft and ingenuity to stay afloat in today’s music industry, where you can fall just as quickly as you can rise. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are part of a select group that has ripened perfectly with age. Rip-roaring riffs aplenty, the group’s appearance in Nottingham marks over 2 years since […]Read More

Gallery: Loyle Carner // O2 Ritz Manchester, 12.10.17

Loyle Carner’s take on UK hip-hop is taking the country by storm and the emotive content within his songs is really striking a connection with fans and fellow music lovers, alike. His popularity is reflected by the gargantuan venues that he now finds himself in and his Manchester date is a fitting finale to a […]Read More

Album Review: Bambino // Superfood

Reinvention is possibly both the most difficult and rewarding thing a band can do for themselves, it has a pros and cons list that is a mile long. You could gain a whole new fan base but alienate those that were there from the start, who are begging for more of the same, or you […]Read More

Preview: 2000trees

2000trees is going to be great, you don’t need me to tell you that. Since it all begin amongst just a few friends back in 2007, the festival has become a firm fixture in the calendar for all those who love alternative rock music. The festival has remained true to its core values of being […]Read More

Live Review: Sonic Sahara // Headrow House, Leeds

If you don’t know you won’t know. Sonic Sahara is a club night in Leeds that hit Headrow House on the 3rd of June. The night boasted up-and-coming tastemakers Chaos in the CBD, as well as a host of other amazing DJs such as the Sonic Sahara residents and Pleasure Connection; there wasn’t a weak […]Read More

4 Acts To See At Green Man 2017

It is, as ever, a stellar lineup this year for Green Man festival and I’ve picked the four key artists that are essential viewing. I think it’s clear from the cross-section I’ve picked that Green Man is wonderfully eclectic, it doesn’t stick to one genre or mood. Where else are you going to see Sleaford […]Read More

Interview: RedFaces

2017 is on course to be one of the best years for festivals and another new face on the summer schedule is Community Festival. Celebrating the best of new and well established alternative and rock talent, Catfish and the Bottlemen will be headlining the one day concert at Finsbury Park, and performing alongside them will […]Read More

Gallery: Metronomy // Albert Hall, Manchester – 17.05.17

There are just some bands that nail it in a live-setting and Metronomy are a stellar example of that. The electro-pop outfit have found their own little niche and their eclectic style of music appeals to many a fan and even those who aren’t keen can appreciate the intricacy of their performances. We headed down […]Read More

Top 10 Acts to see at 110 Above

110 Above is an independently ran festival in rural Leicestershire, and acts on the line-ups each year are typically within the alternative rock genre, although some bands in this year’s line-up could be described as grunge and post punk too. Known for its chilled environment, it is ideal for people who are keen to discover […]Read More