As she strides on-stage, Frazey Ford nonchalantly places her glass of red wine on the speaker positioned next to her and leans over her guitar into the mic. “We’re gonna play some songs,” she says. […]
On the Monday of Fresher’s week, Johnny Marr returned to Leeds for the opening night of his tour.
There are artists with devout, cult followings in their local area, and then there’s the Courteeners. Alternating between Heaton Park and Old Trafford Cricket Ground, the band returned to the latter for their customary outdoor […]
An intimate review of Arlo Parks’ recent gig at Belgrave.
On a miserable November’s night, the cosy music hall at the top of Belgrave provides a welcome refuge from the biting cold. Last Tuesday evening I made my way down to experience the remarkable set […]
“Ladies and Gentleman, welcome to the pool area.” was our greeting last Thursday night, as The Skints took to the stage. After seeing their shining set at 2000 Trees festival this summer, I did not […]
Despite many closures of banks and shops on the high street the unemployment level in the UK is the lowest it has been for 40 years. Recent wins on employment terms and conditions by Hermes […]
Portico Quartet like to let the music do the talking. Having been holed up in their home studio writing their forthcoming sixth album, the band have only emerged for fleeting performances in support of April’s […]
It is always strange to make eye contact with an artist; it is a uniquely intimate feeling to make such close contact with someone normally separated from you by streaming platforms and earphones. But only […]
With recent recognition from artists such as Elton John, Ryan Adams and actor Chris Pratt, it’s no wonder the Brude is filled to the brim with an excited audience who are eagerly anticipating the arrival […]
Sunflower Bean are a rock band and they want you to know that. Hailing from New York, the band are touring their second album, Twentytwo in Blue, which is currently vying for a place in […]
As all music fans will know, the run-up to any gig is fraught with anticipation, but the wait for this particular Academy show was a little more intense. For many, seeing The Wonder Stuff and […]