Live, Music

Live Review: The Libertines’ Sharabang

Sharabang, part of Joss Bay’s Wheels and Fins Festival, was always billed to be a special day. A famous first Kent festival for The Libertines who now call Margate their home. With album four on the way, it seemed a logical end to a wold spanning four year reunion tour. An announcement followed, suddenly the […]

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Festivals, Music

Y Not Festival: 12 Must See Artists

Y Not Festival always seems to be growing… Here’s 12 bands who we think are MUST SEE should you be heading to the Derbyshire event this weekend: Fat White Family  The Fat White Family are the pioneering light in the country’s music scene right now. True artists who unpretentiously create a sound which is different […]

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Features, Music

The Most Memorable Gigs of 2017 So Far

2017 has already seen some spectacular gigs from across the country. Here are just some of our writers’ favourite gig experiences from this year so far!   Jack Rocks 7 Showcase – Sebright Arms, London The BIGGEST gig of the year so far, seven of the best upcoming bands from around the country. Opening with […]

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Music

The Libertines announce ‘Tiddeley Om Pom Pom Tour’

Ah, we do love a good ol’ Libertines tour, and the seaside for that matter. Resultantly, the London formed bands’ ‘…Tiddeley Om Pom Pom Tour’ brings a perfect mix of both, seeing them travel to seven British Seaside towns across a two week long period in September and October 2017. Returning to arenas, the tour […]

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Live, Music

Gallery: Carl Barat & The Jackals

Date: 02/06/2017 Venue: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham We caught up with Carl Barat & The Jackals once more at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms. Their live sound is entwined and special, mixing heavier influences with the ever present sound of Carl Barat. Here’s our gallery from the evening, also featuring shots of both BlackWaters and Lock. Check out our review […]

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Live Review: Carl Barat & The Jackals (Nottingham)

Date: 02/06/2017 Venue: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham We’ve had the new Jackals EP on for a while now and boy is it something quite special, a mix of new inspirations and old and something entirely different. It adds to Carl Barat’s mesmerising repertoire of songs and is at times an ode to the rest of the band’s unique abilities. […]

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Live, Music

Live Review: Carl Barat & The Jackals

Date: 17/05/2017 Venue: Sebright Arms, Hackney (London) Billed as a sweaty pub gig in an East London pub, Carl Barat & The Jackals’ triumphant return to touring was both intense, somewhat chaotic and entirely enjoyable. Debuting new songs and a hive of old ones too, it saw arguably The Jackals’ greatest setlist to date. London’s Sebright Arms […]

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Festivals, Music

Must see acts at Liverpool Sound City 2017

Sound City is one of our favourite ways to begin a great summer of festivals. Situated this time in the central of Liverpool’s dock district, the festival is getting even bigger. We are certain that it is already lining up to be their best edition yet. With names such as John Cale, The Kooks and […]

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Features, Music

This Feeling TV: A Pioneering Game Changer

When thinking of music TV, institutions such as Top of The Pops and Later Live With Jools Holland instantly come to mind. However, the common trend between the two is that their previous heyday has now stumbled into absolute irrelevance. However, there is a new kid on the block, one with all the right values […]

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Latest, Music

“Sister:” Carl Barat & The Jackals 2.0

It is clear that the Jackals are far more than a spin off, part time version of The Libertines. A merging of different influences makes them entirely unique, this is incredibly obvious in latest single “Sister.” Chosen as this weeks Radio X/This Feeling track of the week, it boasts all the qualities of a fun and […]

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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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