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 Review: Festevol 2016

Festevol 2016 1st May 2016, Liverpool Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Gaz Jones//Elena Katrina From the get go this festival was always going to be of interest, after all Liverpool promoter Evol is well known to us  for putting on great shows featuring many of the bands we love. Gary went along last year, and this … Continue reading

Album Review: Man Made – TV Broke My Brain

TV Broke My Brain Released April 15th 2016 Words: Gary Feeney Hailing (mostly) from Manchester, three-piece band Man Made have been building a solid reputation for themselves as a live act over the last few years. With a number of prestigious festival and support slots already under their belts they prepare for the release of … Continue reading

Just Listen: Man Made – Bring Some

Man Made Listen to Bring Some here: Following a string of lauded single releases and thrilling UK tours across 2015, the rising Manchester-based 3-piece Man Made return this Autumn with a brand new 3-track EP Bring Some, a series of UK tour dates with Kid Wave and Johnny Marr, and news of their debut album set for release … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling 2015 Words: Gary Lambert This year celebrates the tenth birthday of the annual uniting of the musical clans of the north of England that is Kendal Calling. To make it even more special old friends and indie legends James have been invited along to open on the Thursday night and make it a … Continue reading

Festival Review: Live At Leeds

Live At Leeds Saturday 2nd May 2015, Leeds Words: Elena Katrina and Sean Regan Leeds has become synonymous as a bastion of UK rock in parts thanks to it’s burgeoning DIY music scene and the often riot inducing Leeds festivals. The weather was traditional UK festival (rain) so thankfully everything was indoors in the numerous … Continue reading

Just Listen: Man Made – Carsick Cars

Man Made Listen to Carsick Cars here: Watch the video for Carsick Cars here: Classic indie pop sounds from Man Made with Carsick Cars. What’s not to like really? It should be a staple on indie disco floors any time now. Out on March 9th Find Man Made on Facebook

Just Listen: Man Made – All Mine

Man Made Listen to All Mine here:   Manchester’s Man Made release All Mine, a dark and brooding track, on December 1st as a free download.  LIVE 02 Dec – SHEFFIELD – House party 03 Dec – EDINBURGH – Sneaky Pete’s 04 Dec – YORK – Fibbers 06 Dec – STOKE – Sugarmill 09 Dec … Continue reading

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