This Feeling Track of the Day : Joel Stoker ‘My Own War’

The debut solo release from The Rifles frontman is a stomping indie-soul gem – it’s easy to hear why Liam Gallagher asked Joel to support at KOKO next month.

For fans of Bob Marley, Arcade Fire, Michael Kiwanuka, Simon Fowler, Red Rum Club

Words: Michael Adams

Joel Stoker’s first solo show will be a high profile set at Liam Gallagher’s intimate KOKO date on August 9th. He will then play select headline shows following the release of ‘The Undertow’.  But Joel’s solo project doesn’t spell the end of The Rifles: the band have a new studio album underway, while upcoming live plans include the Shiine On Weekender in November. His upcoming live shows are:



9th – London, KOKO (special guest to Liam Gallagher) SOLD OUT 


2nd – London, Walthamstow Trades Hall 

14th – Birmingham, Dead Wax 

21st – Liverpool, Jimmy’s (upstairs) 

22nd – Stockton-on-Tees, NE Volume Bar 

28th – Preston, The Ferret