We Are Scientists treat Hull to a terrific show at Social

Words: James Rokyckyj For my first time at Hull’s relatively new venue Social, I was surprised by the size of the venue. It is a great intermediary venue, coming in at 300 capacity, bridging the cap between bands playing the local bars and selling out the Bonus Arena. So it’s no surprise in recent weeksContinue reading “We Are Scientists treat Hull to a terrific show at Social”

The Darkness Live @ Bournemouth 02 Academy Review

Words: Laine Roberts Welcome to my first ever review on any kind of music and this was also the first gig I attended on my own so I guess we’re going to talk about my time seeing The Darkness Live at the O2 Academy in my new hometown of Bournemouth! Now I have to beContinue reading “The Darkness Live @ Bournemouth 02 Academy Review”

The Notion ‘Crusade’ is an Indie Rock Masterpiece

Release Date: 15th January 2021 Words: Dan Smith Every now and then you discover a new band and just indulge yourself in their music, which is exactly the case for me with The Notion. On our search for some guests for upcoming podcasts, the Manchester rockers reached out so I felt it necessary to haveContinue reading “The Notion ‘Crusade’ is an Indie Rock Masterpiece”

Pattern Pusher release retro-pop banger ahead of Autumn UK tour

Release Date: 10/09/21 Words: Dan Smith The Exeter based trio have released retro-pop banger ‘Happy Place’ and believe me, it is hard not to be in a happy place with this blasting through your earphones. Cited as one of NME’s ‘Hidden Gems’, it is conpletely understandable when you have a listen to the funky hit. WrittenContinue reading “Pattern Pusher release retro-pop banger ahead of Autumn UK tour”

Abbey Smith released dazzling debut single ‘June.’

RELEASE DATE: 20th September 2021 Words: Dan Smith Stoke based dreampop singer songwriter has changed up her style with debut single ‘June.’. Moving away from her grunge roots, Abbey Smith takes the lead in her new solo project which mixes dreamy vocals with reverbed vocals, all brought together to give us magic. Kicking off withContinue reading “Abbey Smith released dazzling debut single ‘June.’”

Toria Wooff – James Edward

RELEASE DATE – 15th October 2021 Words: Kim Holder Toria Wooff is a folk rock singer-songwriter based in Manchester. She has been mentioned in the Metro’s ‘Rising Star’ piece, as well as achieving airplay on BBC Introducing. For this new release she has taken inspiration from a love affair with the 1970’s, and is steepedContinue reading “Toria Wooff – James Edward”

Lancashire lads The Empire Police bring a dreamy energy with their latest tune ‘Like They Do’

RELEASE DATE: 15th October 2021 Words: Emily Robbins-Pugh Preston quartet The Empire Police have just released their second tune of 2021, ‘Like They Do’. The band consists of Jordao Bassa (Frontman), Tom Hale (Lead Guitar), George Jacques (Bass) and Harry Smith (Drums) who have erupted back onto the northwest music scene after a long eighteenContinue reading “Lancashire lads The Empire Police bring a dreamy energy with their latest tune ‘Like They Do’”

Richard Carlson Band Don’t Disappoint at Dive

Words: Dan Smith It’s been a long two years since I last saw the outfit Richard Carlson Band at Night & Day Cafe, Manchester, and despite several changes in the band, including a move to the steel city, they did not disappoint. In a night filled with great music and pornstar martinis on tap, RichardContinue reading “Richard Carlson Band Don’t Disappoint at Dive”

Backstreets introduce themselves with debut single ‘Slipping Away’

RELEASE DATE: 7th October 2021 Words: Dan Smith The first song to be released from his debut EP, ‘Slipping Away’ is actually the first release by London based artist Kieran Barber. Originating in my home town of Hull, Keiran otherwise going by Backstreets is a solo project influenced by the likes of Bob Dylan, BruceContinue reading “Backstreets introduce themselves with debut single ‘Slipping Away’”

Richard Carlson band release single ‘Langham’s Lies’ from their forthcoming debut album

RELEASE DATE: 8th October 2021 Words: Emily Robbins-Pugh Manchester/Sheffield quartet Richard Carlson Band have just released their brand new single ‘Langham’s Lies’. Set to appear on the track lineup of their forthcoming debut album, ‘Langham’s Lies’ carries dirty riffs and captivating rhythm, accompanied by a slightly distorted mixture of deep vocals. The singular bass whichContinue reading “Richard Carlson band release single ‘Langham’s Lies’ from their forthcoming debut album”