Festival Review: Kendal Calling 2016

Kendal Calling 2016 28th -31st July 2016 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Kendal Calling Official   The low-key opening of Kendal Calling’s Thursday is very, very much the antithesis of low key. Despite the occasional wafting of rain through the site, everybody in the fields seemed to be ready to wage war on body, mind and … 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

Gig Review: Heavenly 25, Liverpool

Heavenly Recordings 25th Birthday Party The Kazimier, Liverpool, 5th July 2015 Words: Gary Lambert For a record label so closely linked to London, it seemed a strange choice for Heavenly Recordings to set their 25th birthday celebration in Liverpool, but with a number of Liverpool bands signed up to the label and the Liverpool scene … Continue reading

Just Listen: Hooton Tennis Club – P.O.W.E.R.F.U.L. P.I.E.R.R.E

Hooton Tennis Club Listen to P.O.W.E.R.F.U.L. P.I.E.R.R.E here: P.O.W.E.R.F.U.L. P.I.E.R.R.E is so reminiscent of so much of the crazy lo-fi that was around in the background of the late 90s while Britpop stole the show. Really it’s a load of nonsense (of the good sort), but that’s exactly why we love it. Hooton Tennis Club … Continue reading

Just Listen: Hooton Tennis Club – Kathleen Sat On The Arm Of Her Favourite Chair

Hooton Tennis Club Listen to Kathleen Sat On The Arm Of Her Favourite Chair here: Watch the video for Kathleen Sat On The Arm Of Her Favourite Chair here: I have to say that I am completely bemused by this song, and at times this band, but they are so much fun. In any case … Continue reading

Just Watch: Hooton Tennis Club – Jasper

Hooton Tennis Club Watch the video for Jasper here: Hooton Tennis Club’s latest video for their forthcoming single Jasper has been made available recently. The single is due for release on February 23rd. LIVE JANUARY 25th Hebden Bridge Trades Club (Heavenly weekend) FEBRUARY 6th The Harley Sheffield* 13th The Chameleon Arts Café Nottingham* 15th Brudenell … Continue reading

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