Tag: the charlatans

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…

LIVE: Victorious Festival 2017 – Friday Review

Portsmouth’s Victorious Festival was started by three local friends and has expanded every year.Now they have just celebrated their 6th year by adding another day and camping and becoming one of the biggest events of the south coast. Previously headliners…

The Charlatans announce new album ‘Different Days’

The Charlatans have revealed the details of their 13th album, Different Days. They’re set to release Different Days on May 26 via BMG. It was self-produced by The Charlatans in their studio in Crewe, and features contributions from an array…

10 of the Best Madchester Anthems

Nostalgia is a heady thing, and this summer has seen the revival of one of the best loved bygone eras of the late 80’s/early 90’s. Stepping into the limelight is the Madchester scene and, as it’s name would suggest, its…

LIVE: Latitude Festival – Suffolk 17-19.07.15

Latitude Festival celebrated it’s tenth anniversary last weekend by pulling out all the stops across the variety of music, literature, poetry, dance and comedy acts on offer across Henham Park, bringing back classic acts as well as the best of…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: Truck Festival

Name: Truck Festival Where: Hill Farm, Steventon, Oxfordshire When: 17 – 18 July Headliners: The Charlatans and Basement Jaxx Also featuring: Clean Bandit, Temples, Darwin Deez, Peter Hook & The Light, Lucy Rose, Fat White Family, Slaves, Pulled Apart By…

A Sheffielder’s Guide To Tramlines

As a Sheffielder, I figure the best way to harangue you into coming to Tramlines is to be your local guide. Here’s how to do Tramlines, broken down into easily digestible tips and handy numbers. Come escape to the city….

12 Of The Best Music Memoirs

Alan McGee – Creation Stories: Riots, Raves and Running a Label In an alternative universe there’s a book called The Man Who Discovered Oasis – and that title alone would be enough to ensure you handed over your money. In this reality, however,…

ALBUM: The Charlatans ‘Modern Nature’

Modern Nature is the album that very nearly didn’t happen at all. Following the untimely death of drummer and founding member Jon Brookes in 2013, the 11-tracked record is finally set for release at the end of this month. It…

20 Classic Albums Turning 20 in 2015

2015 promises to be a great year for album releases. But it’ll take some doing to top the number of great albums released 20 years ago… 1995 saw Britpop reach hit its plateau. The Verve, Elastica and Pulp delivered seminal records,…