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REVIEW: Lady Bay – Primyl Vinyl

Being primarily a blog and radio show dedicated to discovering and highlighting the best in indie-rock music, it’s rare we have a straight up rock song to cover. When something special comes along though, it really taps into my musical heritage, what I was brought up on, Green Day, Shinedown, anything with guitars, drums and […]

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Music Reviews

REVIEW: Honesty – FEVER

A simple plea, sung from the heart, Hull’s finest five-piece, FEVER, release their soul-nourishing single Honesty. Throughout lockdown, one of the most engaging, entertaining artists on social media, playing lockdown sessions and more, have been Hull’s FEVER. Now they’re back with the full release of live favourite Honesty, and we’re already hooked over at H2NHQ! […]

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Pod On Tour…The Old Coal Yard – Northern Alchemy

Over the bank holiday weekend, we finally saw live music again at the impressive Virgin Money Unity Arena. The Libertines were outstanding and the city was in fine form at Gosforth Park. Despite music being top of the agenda, we had to make time to visit as many of Newcastle’s finest brewery tap rooms. First […]

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REVIEW: Only Human – The Receivers

FUZZED-UP INDIE-ROCKERS THE RECEIVERS RELEASE LATEST SINGLE “ONLY HUMAN”. Currently storming Yorkshire’s rich guitar scene, fuzzed-up York quartet The Receivers are last week released their latest single, ‘Only Human’. With top review already coming in from numerous blogs, I was excited to hear it for the first time being a true York local. For the […]

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Leeds. Leeds. Leeds. The sound of the city.

Leeds. A word, a city, a place that has defined my life more than any other. In 25 years of life, nowhere has had such an impact on my day-to-day, like Leeds. Music, sport, education, theatre, beer, you name it, Leeds has left it’s mark on the person I am today. Never has a city […]

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Brew and Bean Podcast

Podcast #16 – Wild Weather Ales

This week, Adam chats to Iain and JD from Wild Weather Ales.  The brewery:Brewed in Silchester (just outside of Reading for the geographically challenged) and drawing inspiration from new world hops, Germany’s malts and beer styles from across the globe, Wild Weather vow to make your drinking experience as enjoyable as our brewing.  Now with […]

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Music Reviews

REVIEW: Try and Entertain Me – Sounds Like A Storm

With Leeds United finally where they belong, the sleeping giants have been awakened, and I’ve said time and time again, it’s about time the Leeds music scene was recognized in the big leagues too. The return of Sounds Like a Storm helps matters, with their follow up to hailed EP “Classic Way of Things”, “Try […]

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Brew and Bean Podcast

Podcast #15 – Liquid Light Brewing Company

This week, Adam chats to Grace and Thom from Liquid Light Brewing Company.  The brewery:We are Liquid Light Brewing Company based in Nottingham. We aim to combine our passion for great beer and groovy music to create a range of creative brews available in bottle, keg and cask. All our beers are unfined, unfiltered and […]

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Halfway 2 Nowhere Podcast Episode 13 (Part 1) – Beer O’Clock Show #Hopinions

This week, Adam chats to Martin and Steve from the fantastic Podcast, the Beer O’Clock Show Hopinions. The Podcast:Now in it’s fourth year, the Hopinions spin-off of the Beer O’Clock Show is wonderfully crafted by long-time host Steve and co-host Martin. The guys chat weekly about beers, beer styles and go on regular adventures introducing […]

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Roaster of the Week: Carnival Coffee

Based in the heart of South London, Carnival Coffee Roasters are an exciting specialty roastery, producing some fine roasts from across the globe. I recently had the pleasure of trying their Luz Dary’s Espresso, brewed wonderfully both via V60 Filter and through the Aeropress, and this week am enjoying their Arcangel from Bolivia. Outstanding coffees […]