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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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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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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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Five in Five With: The Lovely Eggs

Surreal punk rockers The Lovely Eggs are back on the road, bringing their raucous live shows to audiences throughout the UK. The band have been being in the studio working on a new album with Flaming Lips producer Dave Fridmann and we recently had a chat and here are their Five in Five: What has been your biggest f@ck up on stage? Where was it, what song was it how… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Alvarez Kings

Currently on tour, Alvarez Kings caught up with FOTF to give us their Five in Five BBC Radio proclaimed “No Resolve” the “Single of the Year,” while they impressed audiences at Isle of Wight and O2 Wireless Festival in addition to show-stopping stints on the Vans Warped Tour in 2013 and 2015 and support slots on tours with Melanie Martinez, PVRIS, and Echosmith. Their 2015 EP, Fear To Feel, expanded… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Palace Motion

This week, we sat down with lead singer, and guitarist, Isaac Thornburn, of up coming indie band, Palace Motion. After just releasing their first EP, Isaac and his band are out and about, promoting the EP. What was your last f@ck up on stage? falling off the kick drum during a solo. knocked one of the drum mics over. Had far too many tinnies backstage. still funny though. You’re changing the… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: The Dunwells

Today we caught up with The Dunwells for our Five in Five… What has been your biggest f@ck up on stage? Where was it, what song was it how was it received by fans? The biggest f@#k up on stage was a few years ago, we were doing a load of festivals across the US and Canada and we flew from a show in Aspin Colorado to Austin Texas. From… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Loux

Loux are an electronic three-piece band from Leeds, whose music blends an energetic and carefully subtle array of effects-laden guitars, minimal yet warm drum rhythms and hypnotic vocals. They release their debut single, “Meet Me Halfway”, on 10 November 2017 and play a launch show at the 360 Club on the day of the release. What has been your biggest f*ck up onstage? Where was it; what song was it;… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: Sugarmen

Liverpool based rockers Sugarmen have spent the past few years travelling the globe, taking their infectiously manic energy and sonic angst everywhere from Seoul to SXSW, all whilst performing alongside Blur, Paul Weller and The Who. Now the scouse quartet are ready to bring their own brand of high octane, adrenaline punching energy to the masses with their debut album Local Freaks, And as they do – we caught up… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: New Kingston

New Kingston, the Brooklyn-based progressive reggae group, have confirmed details of their upcoming album A Kingston Story: Come From Far, due out August 25th, on maverick indie imprint Easy Star Records. This marks the band’s fourth studio album and follows their 2015 breakthrough release Kingston City (on Easy Star), which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae chart followed by international touring and critical praise from tastemakers including Yahoo! Music… Keep Reading

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