Tag: The Wombats

Photography: Truck Festival 2017

The twentieth edition of Truck Festival, held at Hill Farm, close to the sleepy village of Steventon in rural Oxfordshire boasted the finest lineup in the event’s history. From the metalcore of Bury Tomorrow to the pop punk of Roam to the indie pop rock of Superfood to the country twang of Catherine McGrath to the nostalgic sound of Franz Ferdinand and The Libertines, this TruckFest had it all. It also had rain, an awful lot of rain. But despite the best efforts of the British summer, Truck put smiles on faces wherever you looked. And so that was that: three days of rain, mud, slither and great...

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Festival: Community Festival Adds Fresh New Artists in 2017

Just two weeks remain until this year’s Community Festival arrives to knock our socks off in North London. For those of you who haven’t heard, Community Festival, which started its days as multi-venue event in Shoreditch has relocated up North. Describing itself as a one-day celebration of the best things in music, this year’s event will continue to knock your socks off at London’s Finsbury Park on July 1st. If that wasn’t enough to wet your appetite, feast your eyes on the solid lineup that has been extended this week to include six exciting new acts, Kicking off the new lineup...

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Live: The Wombats @ Brixton Academy.

The Wombats released their long-awaited new album Glitterbug on 13 April. To celebrate they held a party in Brixton and invited 5000 people to it. The band, who met at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, might not be particularly prolific writers (Glitterbug is only their third Long Player, with A Guide To Love, Loss And Desperation debuting in 2007 and This Modern Glitch following in 2011), but they have a manically loyal fan base that insured their solitary London performance sold out in short order. There were two supports in the form of COMPNY who were playing their...

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