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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