MUSIC NEWS Read all

Gigs read

NEW RELEASES Read all

Festivals Read all

INTERVIEWS View all

Posted on in News

New Music From Corinne Bailey Rae

THE HEART SPEAKS IN WHISPERS NEW STUDIO ALBUM – RELEASED MAY 13TH ON GOOD GROOVE / VIRGIN EMI BEEN TO THE MOON FIRST TRACK – OUT NOW   “The heart speaks through Nature, Dreams, the Body and Instinct. These songs are mystical, elemental and concerned with transformation. For me this album is vital, and life-affirming” – Corinne Bailey Rae British singer-songwriter – and two time GRAMMY® winner – Corinne Bailey… Keep Reading

Posted on in Gigs/News

Seminal prog pioneers YES has announced an extensive UK and European tour!

Seminal prog pioneers YES has announced an extensive UK and European tour for April 2016. The band will be performing 1971’s ‘Fragile’ and 1980’s ‘Drama’ in their entirety, the latter for the very first time, plus other seminal tracks including ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart’ and ‘Starship Trooper’. ‘Most of the songs haven’t been performed in some 30 years’ – said Steve Howe. ‘Fragile and Drama mark two essential chapters… Keep Reading

Posted on in News

We Are Scientists Announce New Album

We Are Scientists announce new album ‘Helter Seltzer’ to be released April 22nd via 100% Records New single ‘Too Late’ available today to stream and download UK tour confirmed for April/May We Are Scientists, the Brooklyn, New York based power pop troupe are set to return this coming April 22nd with their fifth album. Titled ‘Helter Seltzer’ and released via 100% Records (on CD, digital and limited edition teal coloured… Keep Reading

Posted on in Record of The Week

DMA’s – Delete

DMA’S (dee-em-ayes) is Johnny Took, Matt Mason and Tommy O’Dell – three friends who came together making nostalgic garage pop in a bedroom in Newtown. Having met whilst playing in other bands, DMA’S are three writers, three mates, three frontmen – all with a common sense of purpose and musicality. Keep Reading

Posted on in Gigs/New Releases

New Music from DMA’s – HILLS END LP + UK TOUR

“ … DMA’S deliver every tune with festival-slaying swagger …” NME “ … Brought together by a love of music and gradually becoming cult heroes …” CLASH MAGAZINE “ … DMA’S represent togetherness in an age of dislocation; hence their day in the sun …” GUARDIAN “ … Massive choruses; truly thrilling …” NME  Since DMA’S burst on the scene last year they have hardly stopped with their thrilling shows… Keep Reading

Posted on in Live

Artist: Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

It’s Happy Hour Again ! It’s always a very special occasion playing the Royal Albert Hall and you can feel the grandeur with every step on the plush red carpets and turn of the velvety curtains. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lead violinist of the Philharmonic or the drummer in Trudy (tonight’s support act), you feel that majesty and splendour hit you as soon as you walk in and… Keep Reading

Posted on in Live

Hollywood Undead – Vega Main Hall

Extended set of rap metal – with a sensitive side Hollywood Undead was born in the underground in Los Angeles, and had their debut in 2008 with the album “Swan Songs”. Since then they have toured the world, visiting countless cities, and tonight Copenhagen was the next in line. They have visited once before, in 2014 at the venue Pumpehuset, also in Copenhagen. After supporting act, Attila, had blown the… Keep Reading

Posted on in New Releases

Debut Album – Terminal Gods! List Here

TERMINAL GODS ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM ‘WAVE / FORM’ – RELEASED MAY 6TH STREAM NEW SINGLE ‘CONNECTION & RUPTURE’ NOW “Imagine a world in which Andrew Eldritch kept his hair and his leather jacket, and instead of doing crossword puzzles for the last decade, he spent his time cracking skulls in biker bars. Shazam!Terminal Gods” – Classic Rock “Terminal Gods are the genuine desperadoes of London’s emerging underbelly of dark dive-bar… Keep Reading

Posted on in News

TERRIBLE LOVE SIGN TO BIG SCARY MONSTERS AND ANNOUNCE UK DATES WITH ROLO TOMASSI

  A blistering emotional assault, there’s a fury to ‘Change Nothing’ that harnesses all the frustration that remaining undercover so long garnered and sets it ablaze – DIY MAG “Change Nothing” Out 22nd April via Big Scary Monsters Pre-orders available now here Tour w/ Rolo Tomassi in April  Check their video for debut track ‘Change Nothing’ here What do you get when you chuck current and former members of FFAF, Bastions,… Keep Reading

Posted on in News

THE BIG MOON – New Music following Massive tour with The Maccabees

“London’s most exciting new quartet … The Big Moon are readying to shoot for the stars” – NME  “…they’re already destined to be a mainstream indie rock act, probably the size of HAIM, or maybe bigger.” – Loud & Quiet The Big Moon are very pleased to announce details of a new single, their first through Fiction Records. Cupid is available to stream now and a limited vinyl will be… Keep Reading

Posted on in Live

The Stranglers Live at the Manchester Apollo.

Not So Black and White Tonight is a first for me. Two bands from an era I love that I have never seen. The Alarm and of course tonight’s headliners The Stranglers. It’s a packed house tonight at the O2 Apollo as The Alarm take the stage. They are greeted by an excited crowd and don’t fail to please with a short but powerful set. Of course everyone is on… Keep Reading

Posted on in Live

Larrakia | The Parish

Larrakia, Superintendent, Dead Party Scene, The Parish,Huddersfield 25/3/16 Words and Images by our friend & guest reviewer, Craig Carling. A quick trip over the Pennines saw me at one of my favourite venues in the country. Step forward The Parish and take a bow. The best burgers and one of the coolest gig huts in Britain. Bare brick and an immaculate painted mural as a backdrop sets the scene really… Keep Reading

Posted on in Live

Attila, Vega Main Hall, Copenhagen

Supporting band so good they should have their own tour! Sometimes a supporting band have so much goin’ for them, that they might as well be on their own tour. Attila from Atlanta, Georgia (US) is such a band. This evening they were visiting VEGA Main Hall in Copenhagen DK, while on tour with Hollywood Undead. Sunglasses wearing frontman Chris “Fronz” Fronzak and his crew of three, Chris Linck on guitar, Kalan Blehm… Keep Reading

Posted on in News

Jesus Loves Flick Of The Finger – Any You! Happy Easter!

Happy Easter To All Of Our Readers! Jesus Is Watching You! A burglar broke into a house one night. He shined his flashlight around, looking for valuables, and when he picked up a CD player to place in his pack, a strange, disembodied voice echoed from the dark saying, “Jesus is watching you.” He nearly jumped out of his skin, clicked his flashlight out, and froze. When he heard nothing… Keep Reading

Posted on in News

On This Day | 27th March…

1958, CBS records announced the invention of stereophonic records. Although the new format would be playable on ordinary record players, when used on the new stereo players, a new rich and fuller sound would be heard. 1964, The British invasion continued to make its way around the world with The Beatles having the top six positions on the Australian pop chart. 1965, The Supremes scored their fourth US No.1 single… Keep Reading

Posted on in Biographies

Man Made | Aatma, Manchester

The rising Manchester-based 3-piece Man Made will released their brand new single ‘TV Broke My Brain’ in September 2014, as well as performing at both the Reading / Leeds Festivals in August,on XFM Xposure showcase on September and out on tour with Jake Bugg in October. All the while playing their own 18 date Uk tour. Having quickly built up an impressive history for such a new band, Man Made… Keep Reading

Posted on in Biographies

Lamb | Manchester Apollo

In any relationship, difference is the dynamic that makes magic happen. In musical partnerships, it’s often the crucial friction that makes creative sparks fly but, a fraction too much friction, and everything’s likely to go up in smoke. Lou Rhodes and Andy Barlow understand difference more than most. They’re the first to admit that when they got together their diametrically opposing aesthetics – Lou’s devotion to The Song, Andy’s obsession… Keep Reading

Posted on in News

On This Day | 26th March…

1961, The Beatles performed at the Casbah Coffee Club, West Derby, Liverpool, their last performance before travelling to Hamburg, West Germany, for their second visit. 1965, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones and Bill Wyman all received electric shocks from a faulty microphone on stage during a Rolling Stones show in Denmark. Bill Wyman was knocked unconscious for several minutes. 1969, Marvin Gaye was at No.1 on the UK singles chart, with… Keep Reading

Posted on in Just For Fun

Northern Souls – 3 Lucky Winners To Win A4 Print

3 Lucky Winners To Win A4 Print by Irafusha Titled ‘Northern Souls’ This A4 Print By Manchester Based Photographer ‘Irafusha‘ Is Up For Grabs for 3 Lucky Winners.  To have your name in the hat and have a chance to win, All you have to do is ‘Like’ & ‘Share’ the Flick Of The Finger Facebook Page.   These A4, Northern Souls prints have been professionally printed in a Lustre finish and… Keep Reading

Go to Top