Tag: indie

LIVE: The Charlatans @ O2 Apollo, Manchester, 02.12.17

Think Madchester: think The Charlatans. The homecoming gig whilst touring their thirteenth studio album Different Days was well awaited and their return to the Apollo theatre, brought this venue back to it’s former glory of stand out, unapologetically “we are…

WATCH: Courts – ‘True Say’

Here at Gigslutz, we know no-one works harder than Basildon five-piece Courts, so it’s always a joy to get fresh material from Chris, Dan, Joe, Luke and Reece. This time it comes in the form of a video for their track ‘True…

NEW TRACK: COURTS – ‘Any Of Us’

Are you in dire need of some motivation this Monday? Then you’re in the right place. COURTS have released their brand new single ‘Any Of Us’ and it’s guaranteed to brighten your blue Monday with its funky basslines and buoyant guitar riffs. The track…

Tracks Of The Week, 24.02.17

As we’re all very busy here at Gigslutz,  for today’s Tracks Of The Week, Editor Mari and Assistant Editor Melissa have teamed up to bring you their favourite tunes of the moment. Enjoy!  Already garnering support from everyone from Iggy…

NEW TRACK: KASHMERE – ‘Porcelain’

Stockport rockers KASHMERE have released their latest single ‘Porcelain’, and it’s another smashing example of the band’s ability to write catchy indie anthems. The track premiered on BBC Introducing Manchester on January 7th, and is available to download now. Last year saw Joey (vocals &…

LIVE: PJ Harvey – Manchester Victoria Warehouse 03.11.16

Set in sallow yellow, PJ Harvey and her 10-strong company stand together in an open semi circle. Among them long-time collaborators, Mick Harvey of Bad Seeds acclaim and musical polymath and producer, John Parish (Sparklehorse, Jenny Hval, Perfume Genius, Eels)….

New Track: Artbreak – ‘My Sweetheart, The Drunk’

Following their previous track ‘Rose Bud’, South London band Artbreak are back with yet another infectiously funky indie number, ‘My Sweetheart, The Drunk’. A blend of earthy, attention-grabbing vocals and funky pop guitar riffs commence the track, before the simplistic…

New Track: House Points – ‘I Don’t Like You’

Slamming straight into the midst of House Points’ latest track, the introduction of ‘I Don’t Like You’ is utterly life-affirming. With the band’s earthy, raw sound they resemble the likes of Palma Violets – though just slightly smoother around the…

ALBUM: The Rifles ‘Big Life’

Rating: On 2 May 2014, the Shepherds Bush Empire was enjoying a full house. The bars were busy, the punters in good spirits, the early evening as muggy as only London can conjure. It was three days after Bob Hoskins’…

ALBUM: Viola Beach ‘Viola Beach’

Rating: The youthful Warrington swagger evident on this album is reminiscent of all the great melodies that ever once swirled out of the UK’s north. Unconsciously steeped in all of them, Viola Beach was the latest in a long line…