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INTERVIEW: Azim ‘They may take our lives but they’ll never take our…’

Ahead of Azim’s debut EP release ‘Freedom’ on 12th Oct, we jumped at the opportunity to catch up with him and get to know the man behind the music… It went a little something like this… What inspired you to first start playing the guitar? (and what do you play – make/model) I have always been into guitar music particularly indie and rock so I was always interested in trying… Keep Reading

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Five in Five With: The Blend

FOTF recently caught up with Dylan Smith, front man of South East three piece, The Blend, a band already drawing comparisons with a young ‘The Who’. With a new single on the horizon we talked Pete Townshend’s boat and hard-core gangsters. Thanks for chatting with us Dylan, for anyone not familiar with The Blend, if you could describe yourselves using the album title of another band what would it be?… Keep Reading

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INTERVIEW: Feed The Kid – They’re Back!!!

Strange Times……Feed The Kid talk about the modern times Every decade has seen many a band give the public a message on the issues going on in the world. And Feed The Kid raise the of modern times, and their view on it all, with the new single, Strange Times. A Kasabian-esque hit on the musical senses, this song gets to the point without looking for the necessary controversy that some… Keep Reading

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Five in Five with Wild Front

Ahead of this weeks appearance at Reading Festival we caught up with Jack Williams of Southampton band Wild Front. Wild Front are set to override your stereos with their best single yet. Make You Feel will be released on Wednesday 5 September and is co-written by Alfie Jackson of The Holloways, produced by mastermind Fred Cox (Rag N’ Bone Man, Kasabian, Paloma Faith) and released by AWAL. The track shows… Keep Reading

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INTERVIEW: Annieatthefringe

I’m back with another blogger babe feature and this time it’s the lovely Annieatthefringe! With the music and fashion industries constantly complimenting each other, I wanted to explore what it is that creates this link. Annie is known as an influential blogger and is always seen rocking some kick-ass outfits so I decided to snatch her for a chat! Queue the gorgeous Annieatthefringe and her take on the love affair… Keep Reading

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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: 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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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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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: 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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