Tomorrow’s artists today: This Is Tomorrow Preview

Last year, a brand new festival led the way in the North East, and once again the curators of This Is Tomorrow festival have concocted one of the lineups of the summer. Showcasing major headliners Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Foals, the festival has the best in big names but what makes the festival so special is the number of brand new artists … Continue reading Tomorrow’s artists today: This Is Tomorrow Preview

cleopatrick: a brief history

there’s something special about bands that have known each other almost for the entirety of their being. the special relationship and bond that is made, usually makes for exciting, synchronised music that can rarely be topped by artists who get together later in life. it is no surprise to me then, that two friends ian fraser and luke gruntz, have formed the most exciting band … Continue reading cleopatrick: a brief history

Barn on the Farm announces further 16 artists!

Barn on the Farm is pleased to announce a further 16 artists confirmed for Saturday and Sunday’s music line-up. They are as follows: Maverick Sabre – Zak Abel (Sat Outdoor Stage Headliner) –Swim Deep – Gabrielle Aplin – Nina Nesbitt – The Japanese House (Sat Wooden Barn Stage Headliner) –Youngr – Sea Girls – Ten Tonnes – Fatherson – Anteros – The Pale White – Indoor Pets … Continue reading Barn on the Farm announces further 16 artists!

Album Review: Cherry Pickles – Cherry Pickles Will Harden Your Nipples

If 60’s surf music met Phil Spector while shooting the breeze with Lou Reed and Nico then the end studio result would probably end up something like Birmingham base duo Cherry Pickles’ spiky new debut album Cherry Pickles Will Harden Your Nipples. The band (Brazilian born Priscila B on vocals and guitar, and Brit Mimi B on drums) confirm they only have cheap equipment and … Continue reading Album Review: Cherry Pickles – Cherry Pickles Will Harden Your Nipples

Live at Leeds: 5 Unmissable Artists

Spring has officially sprung, and the festival season is now so tantalisingly close now you can virtually feel the buzz of the amps being plugged-in for an electric summer of live music ahead. Officially named ‘The Best Festival For Emerging Talent’ at the UK Festival Awards this year, in 2019 Live At Leeds will once again be putting its money where its mouth is with a staggering … Continue reading Live at Leeds: 5 Unmissable Artists

Live Review: Red Rum Club – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

It’s difficult to understate the vitality that those Liverpool trumpet muffins Red Rum Club gave to the room on a dank March evening. I don’t think there was a soul in the place missing a loping easy grin by the end of the band’s tight and punchy performance. Earlier, lead singer Francis Doran had explained the band’s nerves at playing the Brudenall while organising the … Continue reading Live Review: Red Rum Club – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

TRUCK FESTIVAL gets even bigger – new names added to bill!

Following on from the first line-up news for the 22nd edition of the festival, which saw Wolf Alice, Foals and Two Door Cinema club announced and 75% of tickets for the festival sold in just a month, Truck Festival has now unveiled even more exciting, big names for 2019. Johnny Marr, Public Service Broadcasting and many more have now been added to the line-up of the … Continue reading TRUCK FESTIVAL gets even bigger – new names added to bill!

Johnny Marr, Lewis Capaldi, Ride and more added to This is Tomorrow Line-up

With tickets selling fast for the eagerly anticipated launch of This is Tomorrow Festival at its new larger site in Exhibition Park, Newcastle, organisers have today revealed that Smiths icon Johnny Marr and the chart-topping Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi have been added to the Stereophonics headlined date on Sunday 26th May. Meanwhile, indie legends Ride have also been confirmed to perform at the event and will make a welcome addition to the Saturday … Continue reading Johnny Marr, Lewis Capaldi, Ride and more added to This is Tomorrow Line-up

Live Review: The Clause and Callow Youth – Jimmy’s, Manchester

There’s been a lot of buzz about Birmingham based The Clause, and when I found they were playing Manchester Jimmy’s with Callow Youth it had to be done. However their future career may turn out, The Clause will rightly be hugely proud to have completed a full sell out tour while aged just 19/20; all the more remarkable because it is just the guys of … Continue reading Live Review: The Clause and Callow Youth – Jimmy’s, Manchester