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New Releases

Bare Knuckle Parade New Single Diamond Eyes

NEW SINGLE “DIAMOND EYES” OUT 4th MARCH Bath indie rockers Bare Knuckle Parade have announced they will release their new single “Diamond Eyes” via their own label Dirty 38 on the 4th of March. The track is the band’s first material since their debut EP “Iron Lungs”. Recorded live at Middle Farm Studios in Devon, “Diamond Eyes” conjures up the raw emotion and infectious pop hooks of The Gaslight Anthem… Keep Reading

The spitfires
Gigs/New Releases/News

The Spitfires New Single ‘So Long’ April 1st

The Watford 4 piece burst onto the scene in Sept 2012 with a run of powerful and energetic live shows. Comparisons were immediately made to The Jam and The Clash, and while The Spitfires boast a similar energy to punk’s trailblazers, the style is all their own. Debut 7” single ‘Stand Down’ sold out in just 2 days, followed in August 2015 by the 13-track debut album ‘Response’, which reached… Keep Reading


Record producer & “fifth Beatle”, has died aged 90

Record producer Sir George Martin, known as the “fifth Beatle”, has died, aged 90. Breaking the news on Twitter as Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, 75, said: “God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be missed.” [quote text_size=”small” author=”Ringo Star” link=”″] God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be… Keep Reading


On This Day | 9th March…

1964, The Beatles filmed the last day of train scenes for the movie A Hard Day’s Night. During their six days of filming aboard a moving train, The Beatles travelled a total of 2,500 miles on the rails. 1964, Capitol Records released a song called ‘Letter To The Beatles’ by The Four Preps. The lyrics describe a boy lamenting the fact that he’s lost his girlfriend to The Fab Four.… Keep Reading


New Music From Colour & Gig Announcements

COLOUR – NEW SINGLE ‘NOWHERE’ OUT NOW! LIVE DATES IN MANCHESTER & LONDON  KENDAL CALLING FESTIVAL SLOT ANNOUNCED  “Widescreen chiming indie” – Shortlist “COLOUR have a cinematic sensibility, one drawn towards huge venues and open spaces – don’t bet against them getting there.” – Clash “A new band that genuinely excites me” – Simon Boyle, Sunday Mirror Having burst on to the music scene last year with debut single ‘Strangers’, COLOUR returned last month, with a brand new track.… Keep Reading

New Releases

Primal Scream Announce ‘Chaosmosis’

Brand New Album Out March 18th and 4 Intimate Shows & UK Festivals Also Announced Primal Scream release the follow up to their critically acclaimed ‘More Light’ album on March 18th. ‘Chaosmosis’ is released on the band’s own First International label through Ignition Records. ‘Chaosmosis’ is the band’s 11th studio album and was recorded in Sweden and London. Primal Scream play 4 intimate shows in the UK in spring and a series… Keep Reading


On This Day | 8th March…

Image Credit: © Markus Werner. Gaz Coombes 1965, David Bowie made his TV debut with The Manish Boys on a UK program called ‘Gadzooks! It’s All Happening’ when they performed their current single ‘I Pity The Fool.’ 1965, Bob Dylan’s single Subterranean Homesick Blues was released in the US. The lead track from his Bringing It All Back Home album, gave Dylan his first top 40 hit. Subterranean Homesick Blues is… Keep Reading


On This Day | 7th March…

Photo credit: Justin Slee. Oasis front man Liam Gallagher, Taken in the dressing rooms at the Leeds Irish Centre sometime around April or May in 1994. 1962, The Beatles recorded their first radio appearance, at the Playhouse Theatre, Hulme, Manchester, for the BBC radio program Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go’. After a rehearsal, the Beatles put on suits for the first time and, along with the other artists appearing on… Keep Reading

The Coral Distance Inbetween
New Releases

The Coral Distance Inbetween Album Review

The Coral Distance Inbetween | Album Review.  The Coral are back with new music and a 20 date tour covering the UK, France and Germany.  So, The Coral are back after a five-year break with their eighth studio album which was released March 4th. The Liverpudlian, indie rock band released their first single, “Chasing the Tail of a Dream,” on December 26, 2015. It’s The Corals’s first of original material since 2010 release ‘Butterfly… Keep Reading


On This Day | 6th March…

1961, George Formby died aged 57. The British singing comedian and ukulele player made over 20 films, and his best known song is ‘Leaning On A Lamp Post.’ Formby who was made an OBE in 1946 was a major influence on George Harrison. 1966, The Rolling Stones started recording sessions for their tenth UK single ‘Paint It, Black’ at RCA studios in Hollywood. It was originally titled ‘Paint It Black’… Keep Reading


Breaking News | Elbow Drummer Announces Departure From Band

In a statement on the bands website, the news of Richard Jupp will leave the band to concentrate concentrate on a number of creative projects.  [quote text_size=”small”]elbow have announced today that drummer Richard Jupp is to leave the band to concentrate on a number of creative projects including plans to further expand his drum school ( which will involve workshops across the UK. Richard will also continue to support the charities that… Keep Reading

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On this day | 5th March…

1955, Elvis Presley made his TV debut when he appeared on the weekend show ‘Louisiana Hayride’ on KWKH TV, broadcast from Shreveport Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana. 1963, The Beatles recorded what would be their third single ‘From Me to You’ just five days after John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote the song. Originally planned as the B-side of the record, it was switched to the A-side during the recording session,… Keep Reading


The Coral – Miss Fortune

Added by: Jason The Coral – Miss Fortune – Taken from the new album ‘Distance Inbetween’, out 04.03.16. Possibly one of my favourite tracks from the new album so far. Looking forward to seeing them on the 12th March. Official website: Facebook: Twitter: Keep Reading


On This Day | 4th March…

1966, John Lennon’s statement that The Beatles were ‘more popular than Jesus Christ’ was published in The London Evening Standard. “Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. We’re more popular then Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first, rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity. Jesus was alright, but his disciples were thick and ordinary.” Christian groups in the US were outraged resulting in some states burning Beatles records.… Keep Reading


The Marivaux – Birds & The Bees

Added by: Jason Cool band, top bunch of lads – find myself listening to their tracks frequently. Looking forward to their new release. From Manchester, four twenty-something’s, their first single ‘All In Good Time’ featured on the BBC Introducing playlist, was played on BBC 6 Music, Radio 2, Real XS, and Imagine FM among others. Their next single and EP #BIRDSANDTHEBEES has been mixed by Grammy Award Winner Ian Dowling (Catfish… Keep Reading


High Tyde – Do What You Want To

Added by: Jason High Tyde – ‘Do What You Want’ Taken from ‘Glow’ EP, self-released 23 November 2015 Follow The Hyve on: ✜ Facebook – ✜ Twitter – ✜ Spotify: ✜ Soundcloud – ✜ Instagram – Keep Reading

Reading Leeds Line Up 2016

Reading Leeds Line Up 2016

Reading Leeds Line Up 2016 Announced Reading Leeds Line Up 2016 has been announced and its looking pretty awesome! Which are you going to? Leeds, Reading? both? the full line up is now starting to look like: Biffy Clyro (co-headline). Fall Out Boy (co-headline). Chvrches. The Vaccines. A$AP Rocky. HAIM. Jack Garratt. The Wombats. Lower Than Atlantis. Asking Alexandria. The Dillinger Escape Plan. Travi$ Scott. G-Eazy. Skindred. Five Finger Death… Keep Reading


The Sherlocks – Last Night

Added by: Jason Went to see these boys at the academy last week – cool little band and they’ve just made it on to Radio One playlist too. Expecting big things from these boys from Sheffield!! Keep Reading

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