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LIVE: Kendal Calling Festival, 2017

Finally, the countries quirkiest and most amalgamating festival is up and running again. The rain lashes down as families and wide-eyed youths alike slither though the sludge, hunting high ground to set up camp. Anticipations rise with the mud levels…

First names announced for Kendal Calling 2017 line-up

Kendal Calling have announced the first names of 2017’s line-up, including Stereophonics, Franz Ferdinand and Manic Street Preachers. Following last year’s sell out festival and Kendal Calling winning Best Medium Festival once again, huge names have been announced for 2017’s line-up….

ALBUM: FFS ‘FFS’

Rating: Franz Ferdinand+Sparks=FFS? Yes, you heard me right. The collaborative album between an indie Franz Ferdinand and a synth/rock Sparks was never going to be a dull concept, and the two opposing groups show more similarities than you might think. The…

LISTEN: Frankie & The Hearstrings cover Franz Ferdinand track

Frankie & The Heartstrings have shared a cover of Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Stand On The Horizon’. The song features on Franz Ferdinand’s fourth album ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Actions’, which was released in 2013. Currently the Sunderland band are busy…

Franz Ferdinand to release new single “Fresh Strawberries”

Franz Ferdinand have announced “Fresh Strawberries” to be the latest single taken from their fourth studio album “Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action”. The single, whose B-side will include “Erdbeer Mund”, a new German language track you can listen to…

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks to record album together

When Franz Ferdinand and Sparks first met each other eight years ago, they both wanted to collaborate at some point. The perfect occasion came last April when both bands were playing in San Francisco. Today, Sparks keyboardist Ron Mael told…

Franz Ferdinand LIVE @ Ibiza Rocks

For the penultimate gig of the summer at Ibiza Rocks we had the wonderful Franz Ferdinand. This summer has flown by, but Ibiza Rocks have saved some of the best bands till last this year. I’d never seen them live…