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Vision: Gurr, #1985.

When two best friends start a band, songs get filled with inside jokes. Released last October, Gurr’s debut full-length In My Head took the listener on a journey of Andreya Casablanca and Laura Lee‘s friendship, their life, and a step further into their own world. Having met in an American Studies class in Berlin, and after spending time in the US together, the US West coast sound was an obvious influence on their music, but Andreya and Laura draw from a wide set of pop culture references and personal experiences for their debut album Andreya Casablanca told Rockshot Magazine that “#1985...

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Announcing Thee Oh Sees: UK & Europe Tour 2017

Phenomenal live band Thee Oh Sees make a riotous return to the UK in Spring 2017 to present tracks from An Odd Entrances album. The follow up, and perhaps companion, to last year’s A Weird Exits, An Odd Entrances creates a balance which promises to thrill audiences.  Thee Oh Sees are quite simply one of the best live bands you will ever experience.  Book one of the UK dates below or catch them as they continue their tour on the continent. THEE OH SEES UK TOUR ’17 DATES & VENUES 16th May – NOTTINGHAM – Rock City  www.alttickets.com/thee-oh-sees-tickets 17th May – BRIGHTON –...

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Vision: KT Tunstall, Maybe Its A Good Thing.

KT Tunstall has unveiled the video for Maybe It’s A Good Thing, the new single from her latest album KIN released September 9th on Virgin EMI. The track shows KT in top form: a moment in life captured in a bright, powerful pop song with an irresistible and unforgettable melody which is echoed by this striking, vibrant video. Produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Belle and Sebastian), and written by KT in LA, KIN exemplifies the very best of guitar pop. The diverse collection also includes a duet called Two Way with KT fan James Bay. KT had considered stopping producing album...

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Video: Julia Jacklin, Leadlight.

Julia Jacklin’s debut record Don’t Let The Kids Win is to be released on Transgressive on October 7th 2016. This will be accompanied big time by a North American & European tour including lives dates with Whitney. The song Leadlight is filmed and directed by Julia and she told RockShot Magazine; “I filmed this in my old High School hall in the Blue Mountains. A lot of the shots focus on the stage where I performed in the chorus for Grease and Fiddler on the Roof and the unfortunate time I chose to sing Wonderwall to a backing CD for a senior...

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Rock Media: The Sessions. Re-Staging The Beatles Live.

The Sessions. Re-Staging The Beatles Live. Following an open-doors charity preview in The Beatles’ home city, Liverpool, and the show’s already-sold-out world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on April 1st, the production, part blockbuster stage show, part access-all-areas musical documentary – will then travel to arenas in Brighton, Cardiff, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Aberdeen, Leeds and Birmingham, before returning to London for performances at Wembley Arena and the O2. Set in a state-of-the-art reproduction of the iconic Abbey Road Studio 2, The Sessions will stage breath-taking, musically spectacular new live renditions of the timeless albums recorded there by...

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Rock Show: Gordon Lightfoot. May 2016.

The legendary Canadian singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot will return to Europe in May 2016 for his first UK dates since 1985. After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that the esteemed performer resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalogue is vast and includes such immortals as Early Morning Rain, If You Could Read My Mind, Carefree Highway, Sundown, (That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, Cold On The Shoulder, Canadian Railroad Trilogy,...

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Rock Show: Treetop Flyers Announce UK Tour

Treetop Flyers return in March with a brand new album Palomino, the follow up to 2013’s acclaimed debut The Mountain Moves. In April, the band will tour the UK and Europe, appearing in the following cities: April 10 The Hope & Ruin, Brighton, UK 14 Night & Day, Manchester,UK 15 Leaf, Liverpool, UK 16 Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK 18 Joiners, Southampton, UK 19 The Cookie, Leicester, UK 21 The Boileroom, Guildford, UK 23 Charlatan, Ghent, BE 24 Nochtspeicher, Hamburg, DE 25 Gruner Salon, Berlin, DE 26 Studio 672, Cologne, DE 27 Hafenkneipe, Zurich, SW 28 Orangehouse, Munich, DE...

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Video: Tanita Tikaram. Food On My Table.

Multi million selling British singer-songwriter Tanita Tikaram will be returning with new album Closer To the People on 11th March 2016 through earmusic. Food On My Table is the first song to be released from the album and is an avant garde soul track, backed by an evocative black and white video directed by Natacha Horn, where Tanita tells of an aresting love story. Tanita’s distincitve voice and superlative songwriting saw her rise to worldwide acclaim in 1988 when she released debut album Ancient Heart, which included hits such as Twist In My Sobreity and Good Tradition. With new...

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Bruce Springsteen & The River Tour UK

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have confirmed UK shows in May and June. The River Tour, which is currently working its way across North American, will reach the UK on 25th May with a show at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium and then in June takes in four more UK dates. The tour coincides with the recent release of The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, a comprehensive look at the era of the 1980 The River album. Wednesday 25th May – Manchester – Etihad Stadium Wednesday 1st June – Glasgow – Hampden Park Friday 3rd June – Coventry –...

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Shuggie Otis Tour & First New Work in 40 Years.

Shuggie Otis Releases New 7″ Single, Announces First Leg Of 2016 European Tour!   Shuggie Otis is preparing a comeback that is sure to make the music world sit up and listen. 2016 will see the release of a brand new solo album from this much revered singer-songwriter-guitarist, his first since the 1974 all-time classic Inspiration/Information. Fans have waited more than 40 years for a new Shuggie album, and now they can get a taste of what awaits them by picking up the Ice Cream Party 7”, which was released on November 27 2015 as part of the Black...

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Rock Show: Christina Martin Tour & Video for You Ran From Me

Canada’s award-winning Christina Martin has announced she’ll be returning to the UK this March for a full UK tour, coinciding with the release of her stunning new single You Ran From Me which is out on March 4. Following praise from the likes of RockShot Magazine , Digital Spy, R2 Magazine and Americana UK, this is her biggest UK tour, performing 20 shows across the country. The tour includes London’s prestigious Green Note on March 16, as well as dates in Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol and Cambridge plus more. You Ran From Me is the third...

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Matthew Logan Vasquez. EveryThing I Do Is Out

If you happen to like indie rock performed by real bands, and you catch yourself listening to a mixture of The Vaccines, Kasabian, Dead Weather and Arctic Monkeys more often than not, you should keep an ear out for Matthew Logan Vasquez, the front man of Delta Spirit and one-third of the super-group Middle Brother’s upcoming new single Everything I Do Is Out.  Inspired by the sonic nonconformity of The Black Keys and The Raconteurs Everything I Do Is Out showcases the lo-fi rock raver-cum-primal stomp-like energy from start to finish. Compromise- what’s that? Take it easy- what for? No no no, this...

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The Lumineers. Ophelia, Cleopatra & Tour.

Cleopatra Released on Decca Records/Dualtone on 8th April 2016 and UK tour tickets on sale 9am Friday 12th February Platinum-selling, Denver outfit, The Lumineers, today announce their long-awaited return with news of second album Cleopatra – the follow up to their multi-Grammy-nominated, self-titled debut – and a much anticipated headline UK tour, which brings them back to London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. The band also reveal their compelling first single, Ophelia, instantly recognisable as The Lumineers with its syncopated piano rolls and sing-along chorus, released on 5th February 2016. After exploding onto the scene with single, Ho Hey, and...

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Rock Media: Def Leppard Cancel Tour & Show @ Mohegan Sun.

Def Leppard Cancel Tour including Huge Show at Mohegan Sun Legendary rock band Def Leppard has announced they’ve had to cancel the remaining dates on their February tour of the United States. It’s an unfortunate end to the tour but the band remains steadfast that this is very much needed for the longevity of the band. Drummer Rick Allen confirmed on his Twitter account to fans: “The doctor basically said that if Joe (Elliott) continues to sing without resting his throat for a month he might do permanent damage.” The postponed shows are as follows: Feb. 5 – Corpus...

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Hunck: Never Had A Dream.

“The glorious West Coast sound of North London merged with an application of sc-fi mentality ” RockShot Mag. London based band HUNCK have announced the release of their debut EP on 29 January 2016. Comprised of four live favourites the band have been performing this year, the self-titled EP also features new track Never Had a Dream. The band start a short UK tour this week: 28 January – The Old Fire Station – Bournemouth, UK 29 January – Arden Road Social Club – Halifax, UK 30 January – Fred’s Ale House – Manchester, UK 03 February – The...

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Video: Bob Mould. Voices In My Head.

“Bob Mould made an impression on me — a sort of Pete Townshend and Richard Thompson all rolled into one, for a new era”. says Scott Devendorf from the band The National Extending a prolific run that kicked off with the 2012 release of Silver Age and intensified with 2014’s Beauty & Ruin, Bob Mould has confirmed the release of his latest album Patch The Sky, out March 25th on Merge Records. For the first preview of the album, Bob presents the video for Voices In My Head directed by Alicia J. Rose. Once again featuring his stalwart band...

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Rock Show & Album: The Temperance Movement.

The Temperance Movement. Tour, Album & Tender.   British band The Temperance Movement are pleased to reveal their soulful cover of the classic Blur song ‘Tender’. The video was recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and perfectly captures the open-minded spirit of the band that was inspired by the musical history steeped in the venue that surrounded them. RockShot asked guitarist Paul Sayer about the video “The main reason for particularly wanting to cover Blur was that they’re a band that was really of our childhood. As great as it is when you’re growing up to discover all...

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Rock Show: Nahko & Medicine For The People

US sensations Nahko And Medicine For The People will be making their breakout album Dark As Night available in the UK for the first time on December 11th. The release comes ahead of their January tour and the eagerly anticipated new album, recorded with Grammy Award winning producer Ted Hutt (The Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly), which is due in spring 2016 via Side One Dummy. The US word-of-mouth sensations first came to prominence with their song Aloha Ke Akua which has gained over a whopping 4.7million views to date. Lead by Nahko, the musical collective are on a musical...

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Rock Show: Wilko Johnson & Joanne Shaw Taylor

WILKO JOHNSON ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE TOUR FEATURING BLUES-ROCK ARTIST JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR AS SPECIAL GUEST Two UK talents announce they will hook up for the very first time for six unique shows R&B legend Wilko Johnson has announced his first UK headline shows since his sensational appearance with Roger Daltrey at Shepherds Bush Empire last year. Blues singer-songwriter & guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor joins him as special guest on these six unique shows, taking place throughout April 2016. Tickets are on general sale and are available at www.thegigcartel.com / 0844 478 0898. 14 April Glasgow O2 ABC 15 April Newcastle...

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Video: Emilie & Ogden. Go Home.

Emilie & Ogden have unveiled the official video for Go Home from the acclaimed debut album 10 000 which is out now on Secret City Records. Directed by Yani Clarke and Kevin Costain, the video focuses around a concept where “Emilie plays a deranged maid working at an old hotel. Emilie becomes infatuated with one of the residents and makes it her mission to make him notice her, which leads to her breaking into his room, destroying his belongings and eventually drowning in a bathtub. This is all terribly ambiguous, of course,” explains Yani Clarke. Of the track’s subject...

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Feature: Andy Shauf The Magician.
Feature: Andy Shauf The Magician.
Published On: March 28, 2016
Here is the new video for Andy Shauf’s song The Magician. The track is from the Saskatchewan-based singer-songwriter’s forthcoming album The Party which arrives this May 20th. The video for The Magician, like the track, is an intensely evocative affair that’s warmly familiar, like a cherished classic from some non-existent past. Several early reviews have Continue Reading

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