Tags : Wolf Alice

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

Festival Review: Bilbao BBK Live 2016

I was struck by the beauty of Bilbao and the surrounding area. The moment we stepped off the plane into a disappointingly mild and grey Spanish afternoon, and onto the bus that would take us into town, the vistas that cascaded down upon us from almost every angle proved enough to seemingly reduce the journey […]Read More

5 Acts to look out for at Bilbao BBK Live

In the ten years since its inception, Bilbao BBK Live has played host to some of the biggest musical talents known to man. From Green Day to Guns ‘n’ Roses, Kings of Leon to The Cure; the seaside town has been rocked by the sounds of the industry’s biggest and best throughout the last decade. Now, […]Read More

Festival: BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend Preview

This year, the travelling circus that is BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is being held in Exeter’s Powderham Castle on the 28th and 29th of May! The Big Weekend is not only Europe’s largest free ticketed event (though a booking fee was added in 2012) but also one of its most chameleonic. Since 2003, the […]Read More

A Look At BBK Live 2016

Set high above the picturesque town and warm beaches of Bilbao on the Kobetamendi Hill, Bilbao BBK Live is set to be one of Europe’s leading indie and rock festivals this summer. Having already announced that their line-up would include the likes of indie legends Arcade Fire and old-schoolers the Pixies, they continue to be […]Read More

Wolf Alice: The Unsung Topic of Friendship

As part of The Newstatesman’s ‘Female Friendship Week’, Wolf Alice’s frontwoman Ellie Rowsell wrote an article for the magazine depicting the friendship that inspired their hit ‘Bros’. In it, she reminds us of the ‘intensity’, the ‘love’, the ‘obsession’ a friendship can bring us. Yet, despite this intensity, it is a subject that is often […]Read More

Interview: Theo Ellis (Wolf Alice)

It’s been a massive year for Wolf Alice. From the much anticipated release of their debut album to being nominated for the Mercury Prize, a Grammy and a BRIT award, the British rock band are now embarking on their biggest tour yet with a string of sold out shows in both the UK and America. I […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Favourite Albums of 2015

2015 was a music filled year, with fond favourites stunning us with brand new material, alongside brand new artists taking the music scene by storm. But which albums did we like best? Sound and Color // Alabama Shakes After their highly successful debut album Boys & Girls it would have been easy for the Alabama Shakes […]Read More

Mercury Prize 2015 Shortlist: Which One to Win?

It’s that time of year again. The daylight hours lessen, the weather grows colder, but most importantly; the Mercury Prize nominations for Album of the Year are announced. This year’s closely selected panel of judges including the likes of Nick Mulvey and MistaJam have narrowed down over 250 British albums released in the past twelve months to a shortlist of just twelve […]Read More

Give Support Bands A Chance

To me, a gig is not just about seeing one band or artist. It’s about the whole experience of getting lost in a crowd, meeting new people and possibly discovering your new favourite band. Love at first sight? Rubbish. Love at first listen? That is when it’s possible to fall head over heels. The whole premise […]Read More

Wolf Alice Are The Champions Of 2015

The memorable moments at Glastonbury 2015 were as plentiful as the iconic festival has seen in many a year. Many regarded it as one if its best yet.  From *rockstar* Yeezy and his Freddie Mercury attempt, the unlikely duo of Patti Smith and The Dalai Lama, to the surprise masterclass from The Libertines and legendary […]Read More

10 Songs To Add To Your Summer Playlist

Summer is fast approaching and you need to be ready. With that in mind here is a selection of glowing tunes – old and new – to get you excited and prepared for the summer of 2015. Circa Waves// T-Shirt Weather Liverpool indie rockers Circa Waves received immense success in early 2015 with their debut […]Read More

Festival Review: Best Kept Secret

“This one’s an oldie,” says Justin Young of The Vaccines as he introduces ‘Melody Calling’ during their slot of Best Kept Secret. “All the way back from 2013, when this festival was just born…” Dutch festival Best Kept Secret is only a ripe age of two, but it is a testament to the festival to […]Read More