At the beginning of this year, Hertfordshire rock band Lower Than Atlantis set out on a huge intimate tour around the UK. Along the route, the band played the Muni Arts Centre in Pontypridd, a bustling town in the heart of South Wales valleys. The setlist below shows that the majority of songs played came… Read More Lower Than Atlantis – Pontypridd
From the very moment The Killers announced they would play Swansea I knew I had to be there, being a fan for as long as I can remember and hearing stories of their shows, I knew they’d be good live, but I didn’t know they’d be THAT good. And that was that, on one of… Read More The Killers Storm Swansea.
Bank holiday Monday – sun cream? Beer garden? Blossoms gig? Check, check and check! Blossoms are at the beginning of their ‘Cool like you’ tour and quite a tour it is going to be. Despite the Leeds o2 being as warm as the core of the earth, the boys brought the tunes and the style… Read More Blossoms gig review – o2 academy Leeds – 7th May ★★★★
Walking through Cardiff this Saturday bank holiday, there was a staggering atmosphere thick with pride. With Cardiff City shirts filling the pubs prior to the match the following day, the other emblem emblazoned across t-shirts was vintage Manic Street Preacher logos of merch old and new. The Manic Street Preachers are a band that far outgrow a… Read More Manic Street Preachers – timeless classics with generational poignancy
On first listen to Gengahr’s second LP ‘Where Wilderness Grows’ back in March, it was evident that the quartet had evolved so eloquently and seemingly effortlessly since their debut album. WWG prevails is in its poignant amourous narratives whilst developing their already exclusive sound. For their first headline show in Wales, The Globe saw Gengahr’s full tour… Read More Gengahr: The Globe, live gig review
Ivory Wave, a key band in the Birmingham music scene revival dubbed “the Madlands” took to the stage at the O2 Academy 3 in Birmingham for a sold-out show to their hometown crowd. The line-up was filled with local midlands talent opening with Mass house who despite the challenges of a crowd lacking in numbers… Read More Ivory Wave hometown gig – Birmingham
Amid exams and assignment deadlines, students and many fans alike congregated at Gwdihŵ in Cardiff on Thursday night to listen to the offering of Her’s. Hailing from quiet coastal towns, one being in the north west of England and the other being in Norway, the Liverpool-based duo Stephen Fitzpatrick and Audun Laading returned to Cardiff… Read More Her’s: Gwdihw, Cardiff gig review
Last week we put on our first ever show at Jimmy’s in Manchester. Our debut headliners Idle Hours provided an astonishing set, along with the elegant excellence of Sequin Sally providing a stunning support slot, along with Macclesfield Samsara bringing an array of covers to the table to kick-start the evening. Samsara opened the night… Read More LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: Idle Hours provide astonishing set at packed out Jimmy’s.
An unusually warm April Saturday evening for Cardiff provided the perfect atmosphere for Monico Blonde’s sold out gig in the downstairs room at Clwb Ifor Bach. Their show got off to a late start with one of the keyboards malfunctioning moments before they were due to start. Despite this, the band were still able to… Read More Monico Blonde – Clwb Ifor Bach gig review
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