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5 in Five With Tom Hingley

Tom Hingley, front man with Inspiral Carpets during their highly successful live and recording career during the 1990s, is playing a show at Leeds Belgrave Music Hall on Friday 3rd Aug with support coming from two of the most celebrated and promising bands the North has to offer: Wakefield’s Adore // Repel and Manchester’s False Advertising. Ahead of the show, we caught up with Tom for our popular 5 in Five…… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: The Kings Parade

The Kings Parade release their new single ‘Mother Tongue’, recently which was the latest song to be taken from the London quartet’s new EP Haze. Speaking of the single The King’s Parade say, “‘Mother Tongue’ is about realising you’re losing touch with where you came from. You haven’t necessarily changed as a person but your ambitions and ideals have. It’s always difficult to get the balance right between moving forward… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: Glass Mountain

Following the beautiful vibes, glorious sun and killer line up of last summer’s LAZY SUNDAY AFTERNOON, the curators – Bradford’s cinematic alt-rock quartet GLASS MOUNTAIN – have upped the ante with another eclectic and exciting line up, including THE GOLDEN AGE OF TV, THE HOWL & THE HUM, DREAM ENGLISH KID, RADIDAS, LELO, TALKBOY and, of course, GLASS MOUNTAIN themselves, with further acts to be announced. As well as this… Keep Reading

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Five In Five With: Skull

Following the digital release of their debut album Thoughts of Others in April, Leeds four-piece SKULL are set to officially release the double transparent orange vinyl version on 13 July 2018 via Shove It Up Your Cult Records in a limited pressing of just 300 copies. To precede the vinyl release, the band have also unveiled the video for their new single, Sleazy, taken from the album. Watch Video Below…… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: He Is We

He Is We is currently touring the UK for the first time. We caught up with Rachel Taylor, creator of He Is We, for a quick Flick of the Finger Five in Five.   Q1: What has been your biggest f*ck up onstage?   A: Biggest fuck up? I must have been in Oklahoma…oh it was Alabama! One of those southern states, and I forgot the words to ‘All About Us’… Keep Reading

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Interview with Daniel Oliver from Nothing More

Jakob had a chat with Daniel Oliver from Nothing More, about stuff like Led Zeppelin, inspirations, touring, fruits and motorcycle crashes! Backstage at the Copenhell 2018 all-metal festival in Copenhagen, Denmark, a few hours after an extremely successful show at the Pandæmonium stage: Keep Reading

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH: Cabezudos

We got under the skin of Cabezudos in Liverpool and Manchester Vocalist Jack talked to us about ‘Zudos, their influences, their writing and what lies ahead for the band After being invited to Cabezudos’ Liverpool and Manchester shows, we took the opportunity to get to know the band, and find out more about what goes on behind closed doors. It even included watching the World Cup in the pub with… Keep Reading

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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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