Artist Feature: Kilnsey Green

Yorkshire is thriving right now when it comes to new music and new artists experimenting with styles and genres. Leeds is a hotbed for bands and solo artists, York is producing some fine young talent, and an emerging area of West Yorkshire, is without doubt Bradford and Bingley, which just so happens to be the home of our featured artist for January, Kilnsey Green. Back in … Continue reading Artist Feature: Kilnsey Green

Live Interview: The Sherlocks at Bingley Music Live

I remember the moment I first heard The Sherlocks like it was yesterday. I was in a dodgy B&B in Ireland listening to some generic background music on YouTube getting ready for an evening out with the family and a song came on that caught me the second the first riff kicked in. Live for the Moment, which would go on to be the name of their debut … Continue reading Live Interview: The Sherlocks at Bingley Music Live

Live Review: Y Not Festival 2018

Y Not Festival holds a special place on the live music circuit. Few festivals combine the talent of tomorrow with the legends of yesterday quite like them which is why, year on year the festival grows both in capacity, and in stature. Following on from the disaster that was 2017, it was incredibly unfortunate that poor weather hit the Pikehall site yet again. Despite that … Continue reading Live Review: Y Not Festival 2018

Five huge reasons Tramlines’ Saturday night is once again the place to be this summer

Back in April we ran our Friday night feature for this year’s Tramlines Festival – possibly the most exciting lineup and festival in the North this year. Here are five massive reasons why you simply cannot miss Saturday’s events this year. 1: The Leadmill Comedy Stage New to this year’s event is the huge comedy stage, adding extra variety to the already bumper weekend. Saturday’s … Continue reading Five huge reasons Tramlines’ Saturday night is once again the place to be this summer

Why is there still a challenge for female artists securing places at music festivals?

“A North-East bar recently banned female rock bands from playing their venue, with their owner suggesting women “can’t sing rock”. They might have a point, I mean, I’m struggling to think of any…oh wait, Blondie, Evanescence, Marmozets, Fleetwood Mac, Gwen Stefani, Pvris the list goes on. Some of the greatest songs of all time come from female rock vocalists! Yet still we have a problem … Continue reading Why is there still a challenge for female artists securing places at music festivals?

BAND INTERVIEW: The Faim

Fresh from touring with Lower Than Atlantis, the new band from down-under making serious noises in the pop-punk/rock scene is Aussie band The Faim. Having enjoyed great success in the UK with recent release “Saints of the Sinners”, the five-piece are ready to take on the world with their new brand of music. We caught up with bass player, Stephen Beerkins after their epic set at York … Continue reading BAND INTERVIEW: The Faim

Singles in 150 Words: Palmes, Soak

Huddersfield band Palmes are back with their first single of 2018, Soak following the release of EP 18A earlier on in the year. Ever maturing their sound, Soak is the most defined track of theirs to date. The three-piece are quickly becoming accustomed with combining synth and guitar layers, with a powerful vocal and killer riffs. At 4:27, Soak is one of their longer tracks … Continue reading Singles in 150 Words: Palmes, Soak