Festival Preview: Bushstock 2017

Bushstock 2017 Words: Elena Katrina Price info: Tickets for Bushstock Festival 2016 are on sale now £35 (+fees) here. Keep Updated: Facebook//Twitter    Bushstock Festival remains one of my personal favourite festivals over the season and it’s not just because I’m a huge fan of Communion, who put it all together. I’ve lost track as … Continue reading

Live Review: Communion at 10, London

Communion at 10 House Of Vans, London 2016 Words: Claire Healey Photos: Jane Jimenez Formed in the basement of Notting Hill Arts Club in 2006 by Mumford and Sons guitarist Ben Lovett, multi-instrumentalist Kevin Jones (who would later form Bear’s Den) and acclaimed producer Ian Grimble, Communion Music began as a platform to develop artists … Continue reading

Live Review: Communion New Faces Tour – London

Communion New Faces Tour St Stephen’s Church, London, 27th April 2016 Words: Claire Healey As the evening sun streamed in through the stained glass windows, the ethereal atmospherics of St Stephen’s Church provided the perfect setting for yet another glorious adulation of new music. Sounding most at home in this gospel-toned atmosphere, ex-choir boy Matt … Continue reading

Preview: Communion New Faces Tour 2016

Communion New Faces Tour 2016 One of our favourite labels and promoters, Communion, is very proud to present their latest run of shows in the shape of their New Faces tour, which is back for the first one of 2016. Like Communion’’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill … Continue reading

Just Listen: Matthew And The Atlas – Temple

Matthew And The Atlas There’s such a beauty to the character of the vocal of Matt Hegarty that I think he could sing me anything, potentially even out of tune, and I’d still feel like I was being wrapped in velvet and sinking into a seat made of marshmallow. The musical landscape is somewhat a … Continue reading

Live Review: Communion New Faces Tour, Liverpool

Communion New Faces Tour 20th November, Studio 2, Liverpool Words: Daryl Waffer I had the undoubted pleasure to go and see the Communion New Faces tour at Studio 2 Liverpool. It was jam packed with new faces and voices, filling the night with their indie guitar pop-ness. In the first act, Jack Watts, the 20-year-old … Continue reading

Tour Bus Playlist: Communion New Faces Tour

Communion New Faces Tour The next instalment of Communion’s New Faces tour staring Seafret, Dan Owens, Flyte, and Jack Watts  is about to begin this Thursday at the Ruby Lounge in Manchester. We caught up with the guys and asked them to hit us up with a few of their current tour bus faves while … Continue reading

Festival Review: Bushstock 2015

Bushstock London, June 13th 2015 Words: Lauren Grigor Bushstock 2015 was a festival with an atmosphere I was not expecting. The streets were filled with teens and adults checking their schedules, freaking out over clashes and dashing from one venue to the next throughout the quirky West London Shepherd’s Bush. Even just getting off the … Continue reading

Tour Bus Playlist: Communion New Faces Tour

Communion New Faces Tour The Communion New Faces tour staring Frances, Freddie Dickson, Tenterhook and Charlotte OC is about to come to a head tomorrow night in Bristol. We caught up with the guys and asked them to hit us up with a few of their current tour bus faves while out on this tour. … Continue reading

News: Communion New Faces Tour 2015

Communion New Faces Tour 2015 Communion is very proud to present their inaugural New Faces tour is back for 2015. Like Communion’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill aims to encourage fans to come and hear something new, with the emphasis on discovery – which is why it makes … Continue reading

Just Watch: Communion – Holding On To You

Communion Watch the video for Holding On To You here: Bristol three piece Communion have just released their new single Holding On To You, it’s a dark and smouldering and the video was an instant hit with my eyes and ears. Find Communion on Facebook.  

Just Watch: Bear’s Den – Elysium

Bear’s Den Watch the video for Elysium here: Elysium is released as a single on July 21st via Communion/Caroline. The video was filmed in Seattle by film-maker and friend of the band Marcus Haney. Marcus travelled to Seattle to film his brother’s friends (with their blessing) at the end of term time with the intention of making … Continue reading

Live Review: Rhodes – Liverpool

Rhodes Communion Music Presents at Leaf Liverpool April 1st 2014 Leaf has such a lovely vibe you can’t help but sit in silence and fully take in the music being performed. At least that is what it felt like this particular evening. I’m sure if the bands called for dancing and crazy antics that would … Continue reading

Just Listen: Matthew And The Atlas – Nowhere Now

Matthew And The Atlas Listen to Nowhere Now here: Nowhere Now is released on 5th of May via Communion Records.It is taken from the forthcoming album Other Rivers out on April 14th. LIVE 2nd Apr – Amsterdam, Paradiso Kleine Zaal 4th Apr – Brussels, Witloof Bar 5th Apr – Rotterdam, Paradijskerk 21st April – Cardiff, … Continue reading

Just Listen – The Sea & I – The Great I Am

The Sea & I Listen to The Great I Am here:   The Sea & I return with a new EP next Month. The Great I Am EP is released on March 10th . The release will be coupled with a launch party for the lucky people of London. It will be hosted by one … Continue reading

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