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Parklife 2018

PREVIEW: Parklife Festival 2018

As the weather is starting to crank up, the start of festival season 2018 in the UK is already underway.  We have already been to Liverpool Sound City and Live at Leeds, while fans up and down the country have…

LIVE: Cabbage Present… Glamour at thee Ritz

Cabbage are no longer strangers to topping the bill at venues like Manchester’s o2 Ritz, yet Saturday night would prove to be special even for them. Before we get to them though, we have a smattering of bands from different…

INTERVIEW: DMA’s

The DMA’s arrived on our shores with the whir of a klaxon as they dropped their second studio album For Now on April 27th 2018. It came complete with a signing and brief acoustic performance at Rough Trade East, before…

Interview: The Blinders

Anticipation is building for ‘Glamour at thee Ritz’, which is now less than three weeks away (May 19). The all day show will see Cabbage headline a bill which is frequented by some of the best emerging bands doing the…

Cabbage

LIVE: Cabbage @ Manchester Art Gallery, 03.04.18

The arrival of Cabbage‘s debut album Nihilistic Glamour Shots is one that has been long-awaited. Dreamt about, written about, we have eagerly anticipated the launch of their (hopefully) long-chain of albums as an active band. Knowingly controversial, Cabbage is indie music’s…

TRACK: Ben Howard – ‘A Boat To An Island On The Wall’

A lot has happened since 2014; topically, typically and technologically. It’s a different world since Ben Howard’s last studio album. I Forget Where We Were summarised the ideologies of many of his youthful fanbase. The subsequent arena tour, and his top…

LIVE: Django Django @ O2 Ritz Manchester, 21.03.18

For those who believe Django Django are worth anything less than high flying appraisal as one of the better bands within the indie music scene, this would have been the gig for you. Their performance not only consolidated their talent…

Track: Cabbage – ‘Preach To The Converted’

Mention the words ‘Cabbage’ and ‘album’ and ears prick up. Reactions are gauged and opinions voiced by any music fan with an ear close to the vast ground paced by the Mossley punk-rock quintet. It seems all too surprising Cabbage haven’t…