Category: Features

FESTIVAL GUIDE: The Great Escape 2017

Name: The Great Escape – The Festival For New Music Where: 300+ venues, Brighton When: 18th – 20th May, 2017 Headliners: Slaves, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man & Kano Also Featuring: 450+ artists, including: Abbatoir Blues, Adam Naas, Anteros, Blood Red Shoes,…

Festival Guide: Green Man 2017

Name: Green Man Festival Where: The Brecon Beacons, Wales When: 17th – 20th August 2017 Headliners: PJ Harvey, Ryan Adams, Future Islands Also Featuring: Kate Tempest, Sleaford Mods, Michael Kiwanuka,  The Shins, Conor Oberst, The Big Moon, The Orielles,  Roni Size, Thee…

INTERVIEW: PINS

I saw PINS for the first time at The Great Escape Festival in 2015, and it took about 30 seconds for me to realise they were the coolest post-punk collective I’d ever laid eyes on. The buzz around these Manchester…

PLAYLIST: April 2017

Another month, another playlist! Summer is creeping ever closer, and we’re ready to embrace it with all these new tunes… PINS – ‘Dead Souls’ My favourite Joy Division song covered by one of my favourite bands. Manchester post-punks PINS released their…

Interview: La Bête Blooms

Last year we tipped La Bête Blooms to be “one of the most exciting and strongest forces in music right now”; this year, armed with a fresh EP, the Hull band are doing everything right to put them in the…

INTERVIEW: Tired Lion

Tired Lion have released only a handful of songs in the UK, but I was keen to know more about the band who had flown half way across the globe to play a free gig at The Old Blue Last on a…

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