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Fontaines D.C Land Mercury Prize Nomination

Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Dogrel’, as well as a sold out US tour with labelmates IDLES, an electrifying performance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, a mind-blowing Glastonbury 2019 performance, and yet another BBC 6 Music A listing for their fan-favourite single ‘Boys In The Better Land’; Fontaines D.C. are making their mark. Today, the band continue their rapid upward trajectory with the announcement… Keep Reading

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Idles Deliver A High Octane Performance At Manchesters Ritz

Idles Bring the house down at a sold out Ritz with tickets exchanging hands for £100 outside. Flick of the Finger ventured down to The Ritz in Manchester to cover IDLES, dubbed as one of the UK’s most exciting bands. After their debut album ‘Brutalism’ which certainly put them on the map with Joe Talbot’s all empowering infectious lyrics, strong, yet sympathetic, delivered in a fury of power and passion… Keep Reading

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Handmade Festival Announces Second Wave of Acts.

Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography. The festival will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018.Last month, Handmade Festival announced the first wave of bands for the 2018 music programme, and now they are thrilled to announce the new line-up additions with the second wave of bands. The full line-up so far is… Keep Reading

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Handmade Festival Announce First Wave Of Bands For 2018.

Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography, hand-picked and carefully curated. The festival will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018. As such, Handmade Festival are very excited to announce the first wave of bands for the 2018 music programme:   Circa Waves /Idles / Little Comets / Dinosaur Pile Up / Protomartyr /… Keep Reading

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Handmade Festival 2017, The 02, Leicester

Hand made festival returned for its annual shenanigans at the 02 in Leicester this weekend, spread over 3 days with a pretty full on 75 band strong line up. Friday night remains a pub and club night in various city locations, however Saturday and Sunday see the festival well and truly planted in the 02 Academy within the grounds of the Uni. City festivals seem to be on the rise… Keep Reading

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Idles to Release Infectious Debut Album ‘Brutalism’ on March 10th!

IDLES will release their debut album ‘Brutalism’ on Balley Records on March 10th 2017. Bristol’s finest post-punk polemics IDLES have been promising to do great things for some time now, and with their debut album “Brutalism” they absolutely fulfil that promise, and a furious promise at that. Politically charged, refreshingly confrontational and infectiously volatile, IDLES are a band like no other. Bringing the unsettling reality of the world we live in… Keep Reading

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