Album Review: Clean Cut Kid – Felt

Felt Released 5th May 2017 Words: Elena Katrina Now I have, for the most part, removed myself from any responsibility of writing about bands that I am friends with but I’m the boss so I can make and break my own rules and quite frankly, I’m so in love with this that I want the … Continue reading

Festival Review: Outlines 2017

Outlines 2017 Sheffield 3rd – 4th March 2017 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina Welcome to Festival Season 2017 – kicking off in early March (yes March!) with Sheffield’s Outlines Festival. The festival is put together by those awesome people behind Tramlines and has a massive focus on new and emerging music. So of course we … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Outlines 2017

Outlines 2017 Words: Elena Katrina TICKETS ARE ON SALE HERE Website Facebook Twitter Outlines festival is Sheffield’s very own new music city centre festival and this year it brings not just one day of live music from up and coming acts and more established bands but two days! Double the fun, double the music and … Continue reading

Live Review: Clean Cut Kid – Liverpool Music Week

Clean Cut Kid Arts Club, Liverpool, 29th October 2016 Words and Photos: Elena Katrina In 2015 Clean Cut Kid were a relatively new name on the lips of music fans in Liverpool, despite being a band from that very city. They had only played one show in their home town at that point and were … Continue reading

Interview: Clean Cut Kid

Clean Cut Kid Words & Photos: Elena Katrina It’s been a year to the day since we last sat down with the lovely guys n gal that are Clean Cut Kid, when they played the closing party for Liverpool Music Week. This year they’re back in town same day same festival, only now they’re headlining … Continue reading

EP Review: Clean Cut Kid – We Used To Be In Love

Clean Cut Kid Words: James Booton With refreshingly upbeat indie-pop and passionate on stage performances, Clean Cut Kid have emerged as one of the best live acts in Liverpool. After making a name for themselves as one of the ‘must see’ bands around (if not for the atmosphere, simply for the sheer amount of impressive … Continue reading

Festival Review: LeeFest 2016

LeeFest 2016 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina Well well well Lee what have you gone and done eh? Only actually accidentally achieved every other music lover’s dream  – throw a non party as a garden “festival” and then end up having it on a farm. With three realms -The Never Woods, Mermaids Lagoon and Skull … Continue reading

Festival Review: Beat Herder 2016

Beat Herder 2016 Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Daisy Smart/Elena Katrina I first discovered Beat Herder festival only last year, perhaps because it’s not really known for being a festival for the kind of music we write about – but it does have an entire stage dedicated to it and that is partly why we returned, … Continue reading

Festival Preview: LeeFest Presents: The Neverland 2016

LeeFest: The Neverland 2016 Secret Location, Kent, July 28-30th 2016 Words: Elena Katrina TICKETS ARE ON SALE HERE Website Facebook Twitter LeeFest is a festival that has been on my mind for a good few years but never one that really managed to steal my attention away from the bigger, well medium, sized festivals that … Continue reading

Festival Review: Barn On The Farm

Barn On The Farm 1-2 July 2016 Words: Elena Katrina I started this blog the same year that Barn On The Farm first started. Yes, that long ago. I believe they started it for their mates and I started this just for something to do and to keep my love of new music alive. So … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Beat-Herder 2016

Beat-Herder 2016 Words: Elena Katrina TICKETS ARE ON SALE HERE Website Facebook Twitter Perhaps not our usual kind of festival but when every other person you know is raving about it you have to take a closer look. Beat-Herder has been going a full ten years before I paid it any attention and last year … Continue reading

Festival Review: Liverpool Sound City 2016

Liverpool Sound City 2016 Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Fi Carroll After last year’s move away from the city and along to Bramley-Moore Docks there was much to think about and much to feel excited about. As the year went on the prospect of another year at the docks slowly sunk in. It’s difficult sometimes to … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Liverpool Sound City 2016

Liverpool Sound City 2016 Tickets for  Liverpool Sound City are on sale now £75 for a full weekend or £42 for a day ticket here. Keep updated: Website // Facebook // Twitter   This year’s Liverpool Sound City is keeping with it’s big move of 2015 and is staying a little less City, a little … Continue reading

GIT Award Preview 2016

GIT AWARD Liverpool 14th May 2016 The Getintothis Award, GIT Award, for short,  has become a firm and exciting fixture in the Liverpool music scene calendar. Dubbed ‘The Scouse Mercury Prize,’  and backed by Yoko Ono, the winner of the GIT Award 2016 will be revealed on Saturday 14 May 2016, at it’s new home … Continue reading

Just Watch: Clean Cut Kid – Pick Me Up

Clean Cut Kid It’s been a fun ride watching Clean Cut Kid smashing it left right and centre. A pleasure to have been at their first live show in Liverpool (actually their every gig in Liverpool), watching them grow a bigger and bigger fan base. They follow up their last single, Runaway, with a new … Continue reading

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