• The 1975 @ Birmingham Arena

    When you have been a The 1975 fan for years, it is only natural that you will want to see them live and it is so worth it. This band puts on such great shows that it feels as if you have fallen into one of their music videos...
  • Make America Protest Again: Donald Trump’s 2018 in Music and the US Midterm Elections

    Protest music has an essential yet unpredictable character. There was never a desire for it to become a specific genre in itself, it was simply a by-product of ever-growing changes and issues. US modern protest music was born in 1939 with Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit’, a soul track tackling...
  • Pale Waves @ Rock City

    Following the recent release of their debut album My Mind Makes Noises, Pale Waves set off on their headlining tour and graced the stage of Rock City with their visually dramatic and musically incredible performance. Sweat levels were high and the mosh pits were unstoppable: I doubt anyone left...
  • Album Review: Pale Waves – My Mind Makes Noises

    Having seen four-piece indie rock/pop band Pale Waves perform at two festivals this summer, Dot to Dot Festival and Y Not Festival, I was very excited for the release of their debut album My Mind Makes Noises. Manchester born and bred, Pale Waves have frequently been compared to The...
  • Album Review: Fickle Friends – You Are Someone Else

    It was about time Fickle Friends made an album. This indie five-piece from Brighton have released two EPs, Velvet in 2015 and Glue in 2017, along with a string of other stand-alone singles, keeping us waiting for a long time for their hotly anticipated debut LP. With a mixture of...
  • Death of the Record?

    Vinyl lovers, maybe it’s time to come to terms with the demise of ‘traditional ways’ to listen to music. With an increasing number of mainstream artists shirking from conventional long-plays, we may just be on the brink of the death of the record. Black Eyed Peas’ comeback single ‘Street...
  • Music Interview – Pale Waves

    A self-described emo-pop band, Pale Waves have created quite the storm. Signed to Dirty Hit, the band are label mates with some of the biggest upcoming UK bands, including The 1975, Wolf Alice, and The Japanese House, so it’s no surprise Pale Waves are rapidly rising to fame. They...