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Five in Five with: Saytr Play

Q1: What has been your biggest f*ck up onstage? A: well well well, of the many tumbles and lets say “f*ck ups” let’s go with the time we played Academy 2 and I decided to go for a cheeky surf and wet my hair a little. All started well, spirits were high then out of the corner of my eye I spot someone pinching my sock. In my attempt to… Keep Reading

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The FOTF Five In Five is BACK and OK Broken Step Up To The Plate

Q1: What has been your biggest f*ck up onstage? A: Not to curse it or anything but we rarely fuck up, it will usually be little things if we do, like me forgetting a couple of words or the odd note drop. One that kind of stands out is when we played the Ritz. We were given 30 mins stage time, there were two songs left to play and I… Keep Reading

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I’m Captain Yarrface … Welcome To The Sea – Interview

As Piratefest comes to Leeds, the front man Captain Yarrface  of Rumahoy found some time for a chat with Flick Of The Finger Magazine tonight. Entering backstage there was the Captain sat in his black mask waiting for us. Interviewer: Hi Captain Yarrface. Thank you so much for sitting down with us, we’re from Flick Of The Finger magazine. Captain Yarrface: Flick Of The Finger? Does anyone call it Flick… Keep Reading

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Anhedonia Talk About New EP

After the release of their EP, and after a phenomenal launch night, Anhedonia spoke to us about the experience.  We sat down with singer, Ben Kirton, of Indie Rock band Anhedonia to discuss influences, their new EP, and a few other things to get to know the band better. So Ben, Anhedonia have recently announced their new EP, ‘Ride It Out’, where did the band get their influences for the… Keep Reading

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INTERVIEW: The Slow Readers Club 2017 Round Up

It’s without doubt that 2017 has been a phenomenal year for The Slow Readers Club and one has to what does 2018 have in store for the band? So much ground has been covered by the band, we couldn’t let 2017 go without a catch up with the bands front man Aaron Starkie as we reflect on the past 12 months. (JPD) The last time we spoke we discussed labels,… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: Marsicans

Marsicans are a young indie band from Leeds. Their driving, harmony-laden sound and exciting live shows are earning them a reputation as an emerging force in British music. The four-piece released their debut single in 2015 and have worked relentlessly since. 2017 has been the busiest year to date for Marsicans They signed to Lab Records and X-Ray Touring; their EP has hit a million plays on Spotify; singles have… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: Brooders

Leeds based trio Brooders ended their highly successful 2017 with the release last month of a new single, Amnesia. The single pre-empted an exciting 2018 ahead with several major announcements to be made shortly. Having gigged almost constantly for two years, perfecting their often truly venomous sound, Brooders take a fresh approach to the ‘90s traditions of angry, emotive grunge, updating it with monumental melodies, spine tingling hooks and breakdowns.… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With Glass Mountain

Glass Mountain have unveiled the astonishing video for Gin Flows Through My Veins. The video was made by the expert hands of long-time video collaborators Sodium, who completely left the band out of the creative process, delivering the finished product the night before it went live. To say the band clearly had faith is an understatement. And that faith, equally clearly, has been justified.   Gin Flows Through My Veins… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: Rongorongo

We caught up recently with Merseyside six piece Rongorongo, and put out five in five questions to them. Rongorongo know a thing or two about building a psychological safe place where the mind can wander. The sextet’s forthcoming release, the introspective, yet propulsive ‘Black Rain’ pours over the idea of the internal weather systems that regulate our mental states. It is posited there is a ‘psychogeographic climate’ that exists outside… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: The Cuckoo’s

Hailing from Austin, Texas, neo-Psych Rock crew THE CUCKOOS release their new single ‘A Little Bit Funky’ Recently. The Cuckoos are Kenneth Frost, Dave North, Eric Ross and Cole Koenning.  We caught up with Vocalist Kenneth Frost and asked him: 1, What has been your biggest f@ck up on stage? Where was it, what song was it how was it received by fans? Probably at one of our more recent gigs. I… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: The RPM’s

Straight off the back of a string of summer gigs and festivals up and down the country, The RPMs are back and all revved up with a bigger sound than before. We caught up with the guys recently to see how things were going, and asked them a few questions: 1, What has been your biggest f@ck up on stage? Where was it, what song was it how was it… Keep Reading

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Interview: Jonny Hawkins of Nothing More (US)

Nothing More played Copenhagen at Pumpehuset this Wednesday, and Jakob had a chat with Nothing More singer Jonny Hawkins about things like inspirations, life on tour and exploring the deeper things in life. FOTF: So, I was gonna ask if you’ve had a great tour so far, but since this turns out to be your first show on the tour, let’s talk about what your favourite thing about touring is. Is… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: City Calm Down

I OH YOU Records are thrilled to announce IN THIS MODERN LAND, the new single from Melbourne four-piece CITY CALM DOWN, and the latest track to be revealed from the band’s highly anticipated second album. Two years on from their debut, IN A RESTLESS HOUSE, Jack Bourke [vocals] Jeremy Sonnenberg [bass] Sam Mullaly [synths / keyboards] and Lee Armstrong [drums / percussion] return with the band’s latest offering; soaring synths… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Beans on Toast

We have Five in Five with Beans on Toast as they announce their new single Jamie & Lilly A modern-day love song set against a Brighton backdrop, we’re offered a glimpse into the lives of two wonderfully special people. A teacher and a nurse. The music video features the actual couple that the song was written about (also pictured above) and the short story, told by Beans himself, explains how… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Adore // Repel

Following on from their debut album, Empty Orchestra, released earlier this year to a multitude of highly positive reviews, and a thunderous, euphoric and absolutely rammed album launch night in Leeds, Adore // Repel have now revealed the video for Jim Helling, taken from the album. We caught up with the band with our Five in Five and this is how it went down: What has been your biggest f*ck… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With Shaking Chains

Following-up on their rabidly received debut AA single – ‘Midnight Oil / Drunk No More’, Shaking Chains release latest single ‘Into Dust’. The latest track arrives as the Mancunian post-punk four piece prepare to perform at Night & Day Cafe as part of their 26th Birthday celebrations this November. Shaking Chains borrow their name from ‘The Masque of Anarchy’, a poem written when Shelley was in exile, to portray his… Keep Reading

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Interview – Cushion ‘Song For Jack’

We sat down with the lead singer of Cushion, Mark Acton, to talk about their new charity single, ‘Song For Jack’ All proceeds that are made from this single go to Starlight Children’s Foundation. Q- Hi Mark. Could you explain a bit about how this song came about? A-  Hi Rhys. Last year my nephew, Jack, became very ill with a rare brain tumour that affects only about 20-30 children… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Trudy And The Romance

Somewhere among the daydreamers and heartbreakers, beauty queens and jock teens, Trudy and the Romance are looking to lure you into their suitably skewed, cinematic world. On new single ‘Is There A Place I Can Go’, the trio’s dubbed ‘Mutant 50s Pop’ takes a more contemplative turn. The single is part of their Junkyard Jazz EP, which will be released through B3SCI on November the 17th. This is how our… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Fink

We recently had the pleasure of catching up with FINK! Currently on a huge European tour, and with 9 albums under the belt, where what Fin, Had to say… What has been your biggest f@ck up on stage? Where was it, what song was it how was it received by fans? Fans don’t mind – lyrical slips, major chord malfunctions. Last night our stage manager had to repair my mic… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Into The Unknown

Today we had a chat with UK band Into The Unknown for our Five in Five and here how it went… What has been your biggest f@ck up on stage? Where was it, what song was it how was it received by fans? We’ve been lucky enough not to have a big f@ck up on stage yet, at least not one that is worth mentioning … so as a tangential… Keep Reading

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