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LISTEN: Hookworms share new album ‘The Hum’

Leeds based Hookworms are streaming their new album ‘The Hum’ online. The album is set to be released next week (10th November) via Domino Listen to ‘The Hum’ here and let us know what you think @Gigslutz_

Royal Blood LIVE @ The Ritz, Manchester 02.11.2014

Off the back of their astronomical album success, this first headline tour from the Brighton two-piece had a buzz around it that most established bands would envy. After playing Glasgow and Sheffield in the past weeks, where better to start…

Tracks Of The Week, 03.11.14

Having played Reading and Leeds Festivals, and supported the Jim Jones Revue on their last ever European tour, John J Presley has also found the time to be writing some pretty cracking tunes. Oozing fuzzy, dark blues, his latest track…

INTERVIEW: Simon Wolstencroft

Simon Wolstencroft, aka Funky Si, was the drummer in The Fall for 11 years and part of what many fans consider the band’s definitive line-up. Before that, he was in an early version of the Smiths, but turned down the drum…

Jungle LIVE @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire 30.10.14

Rating: For those Glastonbury-goers who, like me, attended via Twitter and the BBC’s Red Button rather than in actual storm-soaked person, Jungle were an act who seemed to attract a huge chunk of the attention (only overshadowed by Dolly Parton’s…

ALBUM REVIEW: The Coral ‘The Curse of Love’

You can’t exactly call it a ‘new album’, because that’s a bit of a lie. Recorded back in 2006, The Coral set about recording 12 tracked album The Curse of Love, and eight years later have decided now is the…

Foxygen LIVE @ The Ruby Lounge, Manchester 30.11.14

Rating: To say that psych-rockers Foxygen simply walk on stage would be underplaying their zing, the song-writing pair and their outfit burst out in a flurry of colour, long hair and bare skin. Three attractive female backup singers & dancers…