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Mac DeMarco added to Field Day 2015

Mac DeMarco is the latest artist announced for Field Day 2015, joining Patti Smith and Ride on the Sunday of festival. Between releasing his debut album in 2009 (under the name Makeout Videotape),  and the release of ‘Salad Days’, his…

EP Review: Freddy Cass – ‘In Session at the Joint’

I’m often very skeptical about new singer-songwriters; surely there can only be so many capable of bringing something fresh? Clearly, there’s still stuff to be done, as St. Albans-based Freddy Cass proves. As well as a BBC Introducing session, Cass…

Interview: Beans on Toast

Drawing towards the end of one of his most exciting years yet, we spoke to Beans on Toast (aka Jay McAllister) before he closed his UK tour at Camden’s Electric Ballroom. Slightly bedraggled from the rain, I’m quizzed mercilessly by…

Bombay Bicycle Club LIVE @ Earls Court, London 13.12.14

Rating: “To say religious experience would understate it” Elbow’s Guy Garvey (Fan Club President) says, “A life peak” Rick Edwards tells us. Always the jovial band, Bombay Bicycle Club have made a spoof of some famous fans (and future Prime…

Beans On Toast LIVE @ Electric Ballroom 11/12/14

Rounding off a UK tour (and a very exciting year) there’s no better place for Beans On Toast to be than Camden’s Electric Ballroom. Despite the weather – both freezing cold and raining – fans began gathering outside over an…

INTERVIEW: Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello

As one of the most recognisable front-men in music, the vibrant Eugene Hutz has led his band Gogol Bordello since their creation way back in 1999. With several UK tour dates coming up shortly for the gypsy punks, Matt Tarr…

Chet Faker LIVE @ The Coronet, London 20.11.14

Rating: Someone challenged me to write this review without mentioning his beard and to that I say: sod it let’s put it in the opening line. All beards aside, Chet Faker cannot be reduced to a bunch of well groomed…