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I Would Go Out Tonight…Gig Guide 18/02/2014

Friends, romans, countrymen lend me your ears!  And your eyes to read this, and your fine bodies to go out!  I come to you this week a guitar led festival of fun, all rather new and all skirting around the…

The Specials announce headline UK tour

Two-Tone legends The Specials have announced a full UK winter tour. The dates are all in November and mark the first headline tour the band will embark on since 2011. Full tour dates are below. To celebrate, here’s The Specials…

Kings of Leon to headline Glasgow’s SSE Hydro

Kings of Leon are going to headline Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on June 20. The venue, which was awarded “Most Stylish Entertainment Venue” at the 2013 Scottish Style Award, is part of Kings of Leon European summer tour after the band released…

Maximo Park’s Paul Smith to release two solo albums

Maximo Park singer Paul Smith is currently working on a side project which will feature the release of two solo albums. One will be based on Smith’s travel journals and will include “Frozen By Side”, a track the singer wrote…

Beck streams new album ‘Morning Phase’

Beck’s brand new album, “Morning Phase”, is now available for streaming. Partly produced by Jack White, the album is the follow-up to 2008’s “Sea Change” and will be released on Capital Records on February 24. You can listen to ‘Morning Phase’…

Liverpool Sound City announces second wave of artists

Liverpool’s Sound City festival has announced the second wave of artists confirmed for this years event. The line up includes Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr, Jon Hopkins, Action Bronson and Doves frontman Jimi Goodwin. Other acts to be announced include…

The 1975 & Wolf Alice LIVE @ Norwich UEA 15.2.14

On Saturday 15th February 2014, the 1975 concluded their UK tour with a sold out night at the UEA, Norwich. I had high expectations for the first support act, Wolf Alice, and they certainly didn’t disappoint. Despite a guitar breaking…

Listen: Chvrches cover Arctic Monkeys

Chvrches have covered Arctic Monkeys hit ‘Do I Wanna Know’ on an Australian radio show. The cover was done on Triple J’s ‘Like A Version’ , which has featured covers from the likes of Jagwar Ma, Vanve Joy and Franz…