Patti Smith, This Is The Kit and more to headline Roundhouse 2019 In The Round series

Roundhouse, London has today announced details of their 2019 line up for their In The Round series.  Running between the 22nd – 31st January the star-studded line up features headline performances by Patti Smith, Ronnie Spector, Shirley Collins, Fatima and This Is The Kit. The venue is world known for being a cultural hub in… Read More Patti Smith, This Is The Kit and more to headline Roundhouse 2019 In The Round series

The twelve acts for Horizons 2018 are here!

Today, BBC Cymru Wales and Arts Council of Wales announce the names of twelve acts selected from across Wales to be part of the Horizons in 2018. The launch event takes place Thursday 24th May at the BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend Fringe Festival in Swansea at 6pm. A few of the artists announced will be performing live: Adwaith, CHROMA acoustic and Eadyth… Read More The twelve acts for Horizons 2018 are here!

EP REVIEW: URF are a “true elemental force that cannot be touched”. The debut EP reviewed.

URF are a neo-psychedelic, female fronted band from Manchester. The band blend the hard-hitting soundscapes of Black Angeles, the soothing shoegaze breeze from Slowdive and the gothic elements of The Cure to create a true elemental force that cannot be touched. Their unique psych sound is about to grab Manchester by storm with their upcoming… Read More EP REVIEW: URF are a “true elemental force that cannot be touched”. The debut EP reviewed.

Applications for Horizons 2018 have opened!

In its fourth-year running, Horizons have opened their applications for emerging Welsh acts. Horizons / Gorwelion is a union between the Arts Council of Wales and BBC Wales, where the scheme strives to propel Welsh talent through funding and coveted performance opportunities. Previous successes that have worked with Horizons include Kizzy Crawford, Danielle Lewis, We’re… Read More Applications for Horizons 2018 have opened!

Sabotage: The brand new Manchester festival ready to take the city by storm

Music and the arts are what makes the city of Manchester so unique and diverse. From the buskers of Market Street to the global renowned acts performing at the stadiums, venues and arena. Yet, wedged in the top part of the city you have the Northern Quarter. The true heart of Manchester. From The Castle… Read More Sabotage: The brand new Manchester festival ready to take the city by storm

Johnny Black’s Chapter II was impeccably brilliant – Live review

Since joining BIMM in Manchester, I’ve already discovered a wealth of brilliant new talent stretching across the city. Johnny Black, Cavana and Octopus have all joined that list. The trio of acts performed at the second outing for the cosmic art-rock act, Johnny Black. Johnny Black is the fictional character created and performed by Daniel… Read More Johnny Black’s Chapter II was impeccably brilliant – Live review