Tag: 2015

TRACK: Lusts – ‘heavy thoughts’

With their critically acclaimed debut album Illuminations already behind them, brothers Andrew and James Stone aka Lusts are back with bang and eager to showcase what they’ve been working over the past year. ‘heavy thoughts’ enters with a thick Eurythmics-esque beat chased by distortion…

10 YEARS ON: Where Are They Now? (2006)

It’s hard to believe that only ten years ago 2006 was a plethora of indie acts, pop delights and, urm ,Nelly Furtardo’s. As we find ourselves in another new year, looking forward to revivals from the likes of The Stone…

Ten Tracks Best Left in 2015

In the words of Ronan Keating, life really is like a rollercoaster. 2015 has had it’s ups, (I’m looking at you New Order, Blur, Wolf Alice) and by goodness me it’s had it’s downs (basically the list below and beyond),…

BEST OF 2015: EDITORS PICK

It’s been another jam packed year of huge festivals, headlining live tours, one-off music shows and intimate gigs for us here at Gigslutz. We’ve brought you the best of (and sometimes the questionable) live music, album reviews, record releases and…

LIVE: Madonna – Manchester Arena 14.12.15

The Queen Of Pop descended upon Manchester, armed with a flank of dancers and a full backing band. Those who doubt Madonna‘s ability to perform any-more seriously need to rethink. Yes, maybe she is not as agile as she used…

LIVE: Wahaca’s Day Of The Dead Festival – London, 07.11.15

Celebrating death on a rainy Saturday afternoon doesn’t usually feature on people’s weekend to-do-lists… But when that includes, tacos, churros, tequila and The Horrors I’m pretty sure most would come around… Did I mention churros? Wahaca brought the vibrancy of…

New Track: Clean Cut Kid – ‘Jean’

Art-pop quartet Clean Cut Kid have premiered ‘Jean’, the flip-side to their forthcoming single Runaway, and it’s pretty heartwarming stuff. Known for their feel-good indie-pop vibes and euphoric sound, Clean Cut Kid certainly haven’t disappointed with ‘Jean’. Mike Halls says…

For The Record: Joy Division-Unknown Pleasures

Gigslutz contributor and Features Editor, Katie Muxworthy, takes a look at one of the records that changed the way she looked at music. Exploring the depths of each track, the ill fated life and death of lead singer Ian Curtis…

Interview: Girls Names

With their distinctive dark indie pop noises and euphoric notes, Girls Names are fast becoming the best thing to come out of Northern Ireland since The Undertones. With their new album ‘Arms Around A Vision’ easily being their most immediate, forceful…