Category: Features

GUEST PLAYLIST: Otherkin

In the midst of their OK album tour which sees Dublin-based Otherkin on the road until mid-December, we picked the brains of frontman Luke to compile a playlist of his favourite tracks – and one that he’d remove from history.  Tracks I’m…

Making Of Me Jukebox: Kaleida

Ahead of a show at Birthdays today (October 18) celebrating the release of their debut album Tear The Roots, London duo Kaleida have shared the tracks that have influenced them, and lead to a sound that has landed them placing in…

Seven amazing moments of being Goldie Lookin Chain

The pursuit of rap perfection hasn’t always been easy for Newport’s best hip hop outfit, Goldie Lookin Chain, but nothing has stopped them trying since they shook up the international music scene in 2004 with their top 5 album, Greatest…

PREVIEW: Liverpool Music Week 2017

Now in its fifteenth year, Liverpool Music Festival is back for its annual celebration of the cultural hub that is our North-Eastern city. On Thursday 26th October the opening night of the week-long festival will commence with premium headliners themselves:…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: Shiiine On Weekender

Where? Butlins, Minehead. When? 10-13 November, 2017. Who’s Headlining? Levellers, Embrace, Happy Mondays. Who Else Is On? The Wonder Stuff, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Peter Hook & The Light, Starsailor, The Farm, Wedding Present, A Guy Called Gerald, Dreadzone, Pop Will…

INTRODUCING INTERVIEW: Beckie Margaret

When Parallel Lines first announced Beckie Margaret’s debut London gig at The Waiting Room earlier this year, I immediately scrawled it in to my diary (using ink, none of that pencil nonsense). As an avid fan of Cool Thing Records (the…

INTERVIEW: NONN

The sounds of Stockholm coldwave sensation NONN (aka Christian Eldefors) have been buzzing around my brain since I first heard his vitally named single ‘Need’ back in April this year. The understated but urgent nature of his tracks resonate as deeply as…

INTERVIEW: David Gedge of The Wedding Present

Ahead of his second appearance at the Shiiine On Weekender with his band The Wedding Present, Kevin Quinn caught up with David Gedge to find out what they have in store… Thirty years since George Best’s release, what are you…