Author: Laura

Live: Truck Festival 2016

It would possibly come as a surprise to Truck Festival first timers, that it was in fact celebrating its 19th birthday. A well struck balance between the feel of a small, friendly festival whilst attracting big headliners, Truck thrives on avoiding the traps of mainstream festival expectations. A community festival, one that celebrates local businesses and supports charities, this is a festival that feels good from the inside, and looks great on the outside. If you’re looking for a festival that allows you to discover new artists but enjoy your favourite ones then Truck should make your festival shortlist for summer 2017. Notable...

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Live Review: Ocean Colour Scene @ Shepherds Bush

Ocean Colour Scene have from time to time been labelled as ‘middle of the road’ but there is utterly no way you could see this band live and still share that view. Laura Bradley writes and photographs. The evening was split into two, one hour sets, the first including Marchin’ Already tracks, which was the album to knock Oasis off the top spot in the UK albums chart in 1997. The second set was then dedicated for the Hits, although you’d struggle to distinguish which songs weren’t considered great. Kicking the evening off with Hundred Mile High, Better Day...

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Live Review: Kodaline @ Shepherds Bush Empire.

Kodaline at the Shepherds Bush Empire demonstrated a faultless, multitude of musical immensity, from the lyrics, the hooks to the emotion that sits behind their music. Laura Bradley went to the show to photograph and review for Rockshot. Their performance was heart wrenching, mirroring the album In A Perfect World. The songs were so provocative that each is enough to leave you with either a lump in your throat or a tear in your eye. Stephen Garrigan’s vocals are held with such feeling, this is an artist who puts his heart and soul behind his performance. Though mellow, emotive...

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