Festivals, Music

Glastonbury Line Up Announced

In somewhat less dramatic fashion than in previous years Glastonbury Festival today announced its 2017 line up. Featuring names such as Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Biffy Clyro, it is once more sure to be a memorable weekend. Falling on the weekend closest to the summer solstice, the Worthy Farm festival has announced 88 more names […]

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Festivals, Music

Must See Acts At The Great Escape 2017

We’re big fans of Brighton’s Great Escape Festival. Whilst it seemingly kicks off the summer festival calendar, it more importantly promotes all that is good about new music. Taking place across a variety of venues on 18-20th May, here’s six must see acts you should check out across the weekend. Bang Bang Romeo They’re truly in a […]

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Festivals, Music

Kaiser Chiefs, Peter Doherty & more to play Bingley Music Live

With the rise of smaller festivals becoming all the more prevalent, Bingley Music Live have quite literally set the standard for this years influx of summer festivals. Taking place between 1st-3rd September 2017 the festival features a wide range of acts across three days. Its headliners come in the form of Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street […]

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Music, Reviews

“Shame”: Surge’s Amazing New Single

Not many bands come to mind when thinking of the garage rock scene in Essex. However, all that will change if Surge have anything to say about it! First bursting onto the scene with “Tears of Joy,” it is already clear that Surge are onto somewhat of a breakthrough in 2017. Their most recent single […]

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Music, Reviews

The Assist return with “Wonderful”

It is hard to not feel little more astronomical after listening to The Assist’s latest single “Wonderful.” Encompassing all the features of a great pop/rock band it is clear that the Walsall boys are onto something huge! The new single follows on from the success of debut EP ‘Trouble,’ widely seen as a breakthrough set […]

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Music, RSD 2017

Record Store Day 2017: Our Picks

With Record Store Day quickly approaching, here’s our favourite tips for this years event. Be sure to rise early though, we are sure that they will be much coveted as the day arrives. Blossoms: Blossoms (Virgin EMI 10″ LP Picture Vinyl)  2016 was quite the year for Blossoms. Who would have thought that just over […]

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Music, Reviews

Kasabian are back!

Kasabian are back and better then ever! Following the release of previous album ’48:13’ the Leicester band return with new single “You’re In Love With A Psycho.” Their comeback has been apparent since announcing headlining appearances at festival across Europe including Reading/Leeds and Benicassim. Having released dates for a swiftly approaching intimate UK tour, the […]

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Music, Reviews

“00:03:08 Queen’s English:” Sisteray’s best yet?

You may be familiar with the name Sisteray. Ever prominent in the London music scene, it is their mix of sound and politics which gives them incredible relevance. “00:03:08 Queen’s English,” released via Vallance Records on 7 April, is arguably their greatest work to date. The London based band are perhaps one of the most […]

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Features, Music

Opinion: David Bowie’s ‘First Day Covers’

The release of David Bowie’s ‘first day covers’ was particularly emotional for me. Receiving the envelope, creamy and expensive, evoked memories of my dad having the same experience of opening pristine first day covers that he has avidly collected throughout his whole life. The collection is comprised of stamps specifically commissioned by Royal Mail to represent the […]

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Interviews, Music

Interview: Habitats

We’re huge fans of Habitats. With two well received EP’s already to their name, 2017 is set to be a defining year in the band’s existence. Their tropical grooves and instantly recognisable guitar riffs make their sound intriguing and extremely listenable. We caught up with Adam to discuss their sound, inspirations and future plans. If […]

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Music

Carl Barat & The Jackals announce new EP

Having rapidly grown from a side project to a much loved entity, Carl Barat & The Jackals return once more with the release of their new EP entitled ‘Harder They Come.’ Formed as a result of rigorous try outs centred around London’s Amersham Arms, the band embarked upon tours and the release of debut album […]

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Live, Music

Live Review: Peace

Venue: Nottingham Trent University SU Date: 14/03/2017 In their first official gig in over a year, Peace returned to Nottingham with an hour long set fuelled with well known, much loved songs. It was perhaps an influx of nostalgia when the Birmingham formed band opened with “Higher Than The Sun.” An ode to their debut album […]

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Interviews, Music

Interview: John Hassall & The April Rainers

We were fortunate enough to catch up with the wonderful John Hassall and the April Rainers before their gig at Leicester’s Soundhouse. The project takes on a slightly different sound to John’s other band,The Libertines, and in many ways is a wonderful, idyllic reflection of life in Denmark. The band’s debut album “Wheels To Idyll” […]

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Features, Music

Sounds of Eudaemonia #2

Updating weekly, check out the second edition of ‘Sounds of Eudaemonia.’  Featuring bands we love, whether they be old or new, we aim to compile an ultimate playlist of all of our favourite music. This  weeks highlighted new additions are: The Dunts – “Astroboy”: The Dunts are slowly amassing a relevant fan base with equally strong songs to […]

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Music, Reviews

Single Review: Idles – “Mother”

Idles are everything that is fascinating about a modern day band: chaotic, intriguing and refreshingly straight to the point. Their latest single “Mother” epitomises their sound, a speedy yet interesting few minutes of beautiful chaos. “Mother” opens with a plethora of heavy bass and drum use mixed with violent lyricism. Incredibly relevant, Idles seem to thrive […]

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Festivals, Music

Festival No.6 reveals 2017 Line Up

Amongst the somewhat infinite list of summer music festivals this year, Festival No.6 provides a refreshing twist of culture amongst a beautiful Welsh setting. Held in Portmeirion since 2012 the festival incorporates many musical genres amongst a realm of artistic escape. Musically, it promotes diversity which is evident in the festival’s initial line up. The 2017 […]

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Music

Single Review: The Jacques – “No Kamikaze”

The Jacques are perhaps one of the most promising bands existing within the UK’s burgeoning music scene. Following a year of strategic rebuilding through a new look line up and extensive touring, their latest single “No Kamikaze” is firm evidence of their impressive second coming. The new track is an interesting example of a gradual […]

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Focus, Music

Focus #6: Alexandra Savior

One can only wonder how Alexandra Savior is already not one of the most prominent female artists in the world however, with an incoming debut album and many upcoming sold out shows it is clear that this will not be the case for much longer. Savior’s elegant songwriting ability mixed with a sound which creates profound, […]

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