Author Archives: Becky Rogers

About Becky Rogers

News Editor. I do Journalism at Leeds Beckett and listen to Kate Bush too much.

LISTEN: Liberty Ship – ‘Cast Away’

Liberty Ship have released their third single, ‘Cast Away’, following on from their previous releases of ‘Learning to Fly’ and ‘Don’t Wish’. The track is an energetic cut bringing back authentic rock ‘n’ roll, while keeping their youthfulness in tow….

150 artists added to Great Escape 2017 line up

Another 150 artists have been added to this year’s Great Escape line up, including Rejjie Snow and Rat Boy. Having already knocked Kanye West from the top of the iTunes hip-hop chart Rejjie Snow; Irish wordsmith and rapper extraordinaire will be joining…

Crystal Fighters announce biggest headline show to date

Crystal Fighters have announced their biggest headline show to date at London’s Alexandra Palace. Named ‘Mama Earth’, the show will take place at Alexandra Palace on October 28. They’ll be joined by a host of special acts to perform with…

Catfish and the Bottlemen announce UK arena shows

Catfish and the Bottlemen have announced a short run of arena dates in addition to their festival appearances this summer. The tour will see them play three shows between June 9 and July 14. They’ll play Cardiff, Liverpool and Sheffield….

Weirds announce debut album ‘Swarmculture’

Leeds psych-grunge quartet Weirds have announced the details of their debut album Swarmculture. Swarmculture is set for release on May 12 via Alcopop! Records. The record was recorded with Matt Peel (Pulled Apart By Horses, Eagulls) at The Nave, a…

The Charlatans announce new album ‘Different Days’

The Charlatans have revealed the details of their 13th album, Different Days. They’re set to release Different Days on May 26 via BMG. It was self-produced by The Charlatans in their studio in Crewe, and features contributions from an array…

GIT Awards 2017 shortlist announced

The GIT Awards, organised by Getintothis, have revealed the shortlist for this year’s nominees, ahead of the celebration at Constellations in May. The awards champion the best new Merseyside music providing a snapshot of the year, while recognising significant artistic…