Music, Reviews

Selling Rapidly: The Blinders’ UK Tour

Having signed to Modern Sky UK last year, The Blinders’ studio hibernation over the winter months was expected. It marked a first real touring break in years as they prepare for an all important debut album. In February they return for the DIY tour of a lifetime, arguably the last time you’ll catch the Doncaster […]

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Music, Reviews

London Gig Guide: January 2018

London is a metropolis of culture, its music scene is entirely relevant and constantly growing. Our monthly gig guide aims to bring a list of featured events happening across town over the coming 4 weeks or so. Additionally, rotating cover images will aim to present a unique side to London subculture. (This month: Oval Space.) […]

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Interviews, Music

Interview: RedFaces

A corrupted hard drive left us thinking this interview was lost forever. Fortunately, a minor miracle occured over the Christmas period enabling us to FINALLY get our interview with RedFaces up. WHAT an amazing band they are, knowledgeably, nice and extremely talented. Here’s our chat with Isaac and Charlie from the band… You formed in […]

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Music, Reviews

Alex Tracey Releases Infectious New Single “Crazy”

Described as his most mature piece of work to date, it would be easy to argue that Alex Tracey’s latest release “Crazy” is also his most striking, infectious, upbeat release yet! Opening with a vibrant, technological beat, you’d be forgiven for dancing about the office/living room/library/classroom (delete as applicable) for it is nothing short of […]

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Features, Music

2018 Watch-List 

No turn of the year is complete without a ‘One’s To Watch’ list previewing the next 12 months in music. Here’s nine bands who we predict to do MASSIVE things in 2018: Calva Louise Calva Louise spent much of the end of 2017 performing across London relentlessly, for that reason they now stand at the […]

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Festivals, Music

Who Can Headline Reading & Leeds In 2018?

With the first Reading & Leeds headliner announcements imminent, now seems the best time to consider which bands and musicians will potentially headline the famous festival. Here’s whom our writers seem to think fits the bill: Foo Fighters They headlined Glastonbury in 2017, performing in some of the country’s largest stadiums this year, surely the […]

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Features, Music

2018 Music Wishlist

2018 represents a fresh start in life, out with the old and in with the new as they say. Here are some of our musical ‘resolutions,’ a few things which we’d like to see change in the music industry this year. Albeit, it does sound somewhat like a rant for which we are very much […]

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Features, Music

Preview: This Feeling’s Big In 2018, London

Ahhh, the turn of the year again! No January would be complete without This Feeling’s iconic “Ones To Watch’ gigs, this year entitled ‘Big In 2018.’ Taking place on four January dates in London and Manchester, this year’s roster features perhaps the best talent the UK has to offer.  Here, we take a look at […]

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Music, Reviews

Nottingham Gig Guide: January 2018

Nottingham is a hotbed of musical talent and diversity, who says that January is a quiet month for live music is clearly a fool! Below, we preview some of the tastiest looking gigs occurring in the city this December. Look out for ticket links below! 06/01 – Taco Hell – The Bodega Billed as their […]

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Features, Music, The 2017 Music List

The 2017 Music List: Best Venues

The music venue is a sacred place, though in many ways worryingly under threat due to the calamities of modern capitalism, etc. Here is a list of our writers’ favourite venues and why, we’ve tried hard to make sure they encapsulate differing areas within the country. The Bodega, Nottingham Nottingham’s very own hot bed of […]

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Features, Music, The 2017 Music List

The 2017 Music List: Best Albums

2017 has been a wonderful year of album releases. Each month saw much anticipated records coming to our ears. Below is a list of our writers’ favourite records of the year, each having special and unique qualities which have enabled them to become fan favourites since their inception.    Interplanetary Class Classics – The Moonlandingz […]

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Music, Reviews

Iggy Pop and Jarvis Cocker Release ‘Red Right Hand’ Cover

As part of Peaky Blinders’ latest series, Iggy Pop and Jarvis Cocker have collaborated together for the BBC show’s theme song, ‘Red Right Hand’, originally penned by Nick Cave in 1997. The two gigantic names join together not for the first time, though it may spark some interest and confusion due to the contrasting genres […]

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Festivals, Music

Lollapalooza Paris Announces 2018 Line-up

Lollapalooza is one of the most iconic strands of festivals, its name has been everywhere from the USA to Europe. Next year’s Paris edition is already looking something quite spectacular, 37 names have today been announced. With Depeche Mode, The Killers and Gorillaz being today announced as headliners, it seems as though the Parisian festival […]

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Music, Reviews

Liam Gallagher Aims To Control Climate Change This Christmas 

Climate change is very much topical and relevant, a dangerous and impactful set of conditions which may limit the existence of future generations upon earth. Liam Gallagher comes as an unlikely supporter, his narration of an “alternative Christmas advert” via the Climate Coalition is ingenious. Part of the Climate Coalition’s ‘Show The Love’ campaign, it […]

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Features, Music, The 2017 Music List

The 2017 Music List: Best Tracks

2017 has been one of THE greatest years for new music, many singles and tracks have soundtracked the year from the outset. It is clear that each of these tracks will grow into something special, with some potentially becoming life changing anthems. Below are some of our favourite songs of the year: The Blinders – […]

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Live, Music

Live Review: Liam Gallagher

Date: 10/12/2017 Venue: Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham Liam Gallagher’s arena return has already been nothing short of spectacular. His Nottingham return was unlike no other, a true throwback to the early days of his fast evolving, long ranging career. 2017 has already seen the now solo-star return to a rightful number 1 spot in the chart […]

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Music, Reviews

Peace Return With “From Under Liquid Glass”

In support of MQ Mental Health, the famous Birmingham band return with their first single since 2015. “From Under Liquid Glass” is unbelievably raw and truthful, a really informing side to Peace’s inner self. Opening with an obvious guitar riff, the track features the best side of lead singer Harry Koisser’s vocal abilities. Lyrically it […]

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Festivals, Music

Nottingham’s Beat The Streets Announce 2018 Line Up

The Festival aims to raise money for Nottinghamshire homeless charity ‘Framework.’   Nottingham’s Homeless Crisis is ever-growing. In what is set to be a ferocious winter, ‘Beat The Streets’ aims to put a stop to such a horrid issue. A stellar line up of local bands have come on board to fundraise in aid of […]

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