Author Archives: Hannah Tinker

LIVE: The Cribs @ Gorilla, Manchester, 10.12.17

“We are The Cribs and we are from Wakefield.”  After the line was said – the iconic songs began to be sung and the crowd for the bands’ third night of their residency at Manchester’s Gorilla, on Sunday December 10,…

LIVE: The Charlatans @ O2 Apollo, Manchester, 02.12.17

Think Madchester: think The Charlatans. The homecoming gig whilst touring their thirteenth studio album Different Days was well awaited and their return to the Apollo theatre, brought this venue back to it’s former glory of stand out, unapologetically “we are…

LIVE: Marika Hackman @ Gorilla, 16.11.17

Since her twirl as a Burberry model and the beauty of her nu-folk inspired debut album We Slept at Last, Marika Hackman has delved through the main realms that an aspiring artist must take. Having expanded her sound and broadened…

TRACK: Alvvays – ‘Not My Baby’

Following on from their renowned self-titled debut album, Toronto-based Alvvays inspected the scene in 2017 and launched a new flagship against a storm of uneasy genres. The album Antisocialities masterfully spreads across a number of genres from indie-pop to garage-rock,…

LIVE: Gengahr @ The Magnet, Liverpool, 03.11.17

The hive of activity and hum of sound emulating through Liverpool, culminates into one triumphant summation that is Liverpool Music Week. Held once a year in the city this festival, brings an astounding week-long selection of events that showcases the…

INTERVIEW: Weirds

Leeds-based quartet Weirds are pacing full steam ahead with their unadulteratedly psych grunge echoes. With lyrics and song titles depicting twisted, biblical images of a nightmarish landscape through tracks such as their debut single ‘Crocodiles’ which, produced by Hookworms’ frontman…

INTERVIEW: Kyle Falconer

The View are the much-adored band who have encased themselves in the minds of many a millennial with tracks such as ‘Same Jeans’ and ‘Superstar Tradesmen’ from their debut 2007 album Hats Off to the Buskers. A legacy of success…

TRACK: Viva Brother – ‘Bastardo’

Having begun life as Kill the Arcade in 2010, then Wolf Am I, then Brother, they were forced to add the ‘Viva’ to their name after their Australian Celtic namesake slammed the threat of a lawsuit on them in 2011….

ALBUM: Gallery 47 – ‘Adversity Breeds’

You’d be forgiven when thinking Gallery 47 are a five-person-strong opinionated group of talented musicians. But, you’ll be surprised to know that one man, Jack Peachey, presents Gallery 47 alone with all his own vision in front of an audience….