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Death Cab For Cutie Follow Scala Into The Dark

Death Cab For Cutie Follow Scala Into The Dark

In 2018 Pacific Northwesterners Death Cab For Cutie celebrate the 10th anniversary to #1 record Narrow Stairs, the group’s follow-up to seminal major-label debut album Plans but they also release ninth studio album Thank You For Today, dropping 17th August. The Ben...

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Miles Kane Produces His Coup De Grace

Miles Kane Produces His Coup De Grace

Former The Rascals frontman and sometimes Last Shadow Puppets man Miles Kane has announced the release of his third solo studio album Coup De Grace, dropping on 10th August via Virgin/EMI. Currently in the midst of a UK club tour with his new band, Kane...

HAIM Have Got Something To Tell You, London

HAIM Have Got Something To Tell You, London

Friday night saw a small pilgrimage of epic proportions up a North London hill with throngs totalling 10,000. The leg work was not only rewarded with stunning views across the city and the impressive Alexandra Palace at the top, but the ultimate prize, HAIM bringing...

Camden Rocks 2018 Festival Review & Photo Story

Camden Rocks 2018 Festival Review & Photo Story

 Camden Rocks is back once more to showcase the best Indie music the festivals organizer Chris McCormackcan find. The festival is the current version of what used to be The Camden Crawl only with far better organization than the Crawl used to have. We got to Camden...

HAIM Have Got Something To Tell You, London

HAIM Have Got Something To Tell You, London

Friday night saw a small pilgrimage of epic proportions up a North London hill with throngs totalling 10,000. The leg work was not only rewarded with stunning views across the city and the impressive Alexandra Palace at the top, but the ultimate prize, HAIM bringing...

NOFX Puts The Party In Politics Live At Brixton Academy

NOFX Puts The Party In Politics Live At Brixton Academy

Tell me London, what’s not to like about a band who arrive on stage to a recording of Richard O’Brien’s The Time Warp just so they can play along?  A band whose lead singer has determined a dress to be the most comfortable on-stage attire without a political statement...

Yes Featuring ARW Live At Newcastle City Hall: Yes!

Yes Featuring ARW Live At Newcastle City Hall: Yes!

Sweet or salt? Crunchy or smooth? There’s currently two versions of the band Yes. Like popcorn and peanut butter, they’re kind of the same and yet completely different. Like popcorn and peanut butter, opinions on which is best/most authentic tend to be polarised and...

TLC Take No Scrubs At Mighty Hoopla

TLC Take No Scrubs At Mighty Hoopla

Seeing TLC live has been on the bucket list for a long time. Mighty Hoopla 2018 at Brockwell Park presented that opportunity. The women were headlining their first ever UK festival. Only their 2nd UK date ever, the first being May 2017, we eagerly awaited their...

The The 2018 Comeback Special Tour

The The 2018 Comeback Special Tour

“You have to find your way back to creativity”, said Matt Johnson in last year’s documentary The Inertia Variations, in light of having finally completed and performed (for a live radio broadcast) his first The The song in some 15 years. The extraordinary film,...

Phoxjaw An Interview With A Band That Bites

Phoxjaw An Interview With A Band That Bites

2000trees were excited to add Phoxjaw to their festival lineup, so I took some time to get to know a little more about the Bristol alt-rock band who have been getting a fair bit of attention this year. I began our interview by getting a little introduction to the five...

We Are Scientists Embark On A New Megaplexpedition

We Are Scientists Embark On A New Megaplexpedition

We Are Scientists clearly didn’t get the memo. Almost 20 years and six albums into their career, bands are supposed to start sounding tired, bored, and fresh out of ideas. But with Megaplex, the duo of singer-guitarist Keith Murray and bassist Chris Cain have released...

But Which One Is The Real David Kitt?

But Which One Is The Real David Kitt?

It was a triumphant night in Belfast for David Kitt. The room had fed off the music coming from the stage; the artists on stage had reciprocated. Kitt had come to the city with his new album, Yous, but the night had been shared between this latest addition to the...

Bethia Beadman Unveils At The Beach Video Premiere

Bethia Beadman, the British alternative singer-songwriter who’s been described as a cross between Ziggy Stardust and Maria Callas, is back with a new single, At The Beach, and its B-side, Peninsula....

The Spitfires Release Remains The Same From Year Zero

The Spitfires have released Remains The Same with an accompanying video, from their much anticipated forthcoming album, Year Zero which will be released via Hatch Records on 27th July. Their work...

Tigercats Release Warriors Inspired Video To Stay Out Of Limehouse

Tigercats have released their brand new video for album track Stay Out Of Limehouse, taken from the band's new album Pig City. Stay Out Of Limehouse combines infectious mutant disco hooks with a...

CHVRCHES Go Live At House Of Vans

Glasgow-based synthpop trip CHVRCHES are back with their third studio album Love Is Dead released today. And to celebrate the group, comprised of Iain Cook, Martin Doherty and Lauren Mayberry will...

Premiere – The Kut Release New Single Hollywood Rock n Roll

The Kut have released their new single Hollywood Rock n Roll from their forthcoming album, Valley Of Thorns. It is just under 3 minutes of feisty punky rock and is an established live favourite....

Angélique Kidjo Reclaims Remain In Light For Africa

Many albums from many artists have taken inspiration from the sounds and rhythms of Africa, Paul Simon's Graceland took inspiration from South Africa, but another classic album, Remain In Light by...

10 O’Clock Chemical Release We Are Digital Video

Co-directed by Will Hutchinson and band member Rhys Oakes, the psychotropic video for We Are Digital is teeming with electro-loving aliens gobbling flying saucers and revelling in the carnal...

Fantastic Negrito Appreciates What He’s Got On The Duffler

Fantastic Negrito is back with The Duffler, the second track to be taken from his next album Please Don’t Be Dead. “The Duffler is a very familiar story… a story about someone having something and...

Friendship Premiere Their New Single, Ain’t No Shame

Friendship are a groovy power trio from Oslo, Norway. The band was formed in 2010 and consists of Fredrik Skalstad on drums and vocals, Sander Eriksen Nordahl on guitar and Martin Morland on bass....

Kacey Johansing Releases Do You Want Me

“It seems great opportunities come in blessings as well as tragedies” Kacey Johansing sings on the title track of her third album, The Hiding on Night Bloom Records, a label Johansing founded with...

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Camden Rocks 2018 Festival Review & Photo Story

Camden Rocks 2018 Festival Review & Photo Story

 Camden Rocks is back once more to showcase the best Indie music the festivals organizer Chris McCormackcan find. The festival is the current version of what used to be The Camden Crawl only with far better organization than the Crawl used to have. We got to Camden...

Miles Kane Produces His Coup De Grace

Miles Kane Produces His Coup De Grace

Former The Rascals frontman and sometimes Last Shadow Puppets man Miles Kane has announced the release of his third solo studio album Coup De Grace, dropping on 10th August via Virgin/EMI. Currently in the midst of a UK club tour with his new band, Kane...

Full Line-up at Underneath The Stars Festival

Full Line-up at Underneath The Stars Festival

Underneath The Stars announces full line-up for the 2018 edition of their music & arts festival. Steve Earle & The Dukes, Kate Rusby, Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and Lau among those set to appear at Cinderhill Farm, Yorkshire on 20th - 22nd July 2018....

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets Set For UK Return

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets Set For UK Return

Following four intimate and acclaimed live shows at Camden’s Dingwalls (20 May) and The Half Moon in Putney (21, 23 and 24 May), Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets will be returning in the Autumn to tour their unique live show of early Pink Floyd across Europe,...