The Wombats infect Rock City with their contagious Indie Pop

Ceryn Morris/ March 27, 2018

It’s been three years since indie poppers The Wombats gifted us with the synth-tinged Glitterbug and judging by their sold out Rock City show, their presence on the indie scene has been greatly missed. The Liverpool trio have remained festival favourites over the past few years due to their infectious indie pop sound which is heightened in their own live

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A Sold Out Rock City is Ready for The Wombats

Ceryn Morris/ March 14, 2018

The Wombats are back and are seemingly bigger than ever. The Liverpool trio have shaken up indie charts and clubs for years with numerous hits like Let’s Dance to Joy Division, Moving to New York and Tokyo. Their fanbase has remained fervent since the noughties and they remain favourites on festival line ups every year. Releasing their latest album at the

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‘Superorganism’ – Superorganism Album Review

Ceryn Morris/ March 2, 2018

Superorganism’s self-titled album is a smorgasbord of quirky pop melodies, adorned with a multitude of bells and whistles. The multinational eight-piece met via music forums in 2016, and in January 2017 they dropped their debut single, ‘Something For Your M.I.N.D.’ The song had immediate success, going viral and was speculated for being a new project from either Mark Ronson or

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Nottingham to Hold Women in Music Event to Tackle Inequality in the Music Industry

Ceryn Morris/ March 2, 2018

Taking place at Rescue Rooms on the 7th of March the event will address the gender imbalance in the music industry with the aim of creating an environment for discussion and a platform for positive change. A survey conducted by UK Music Diversity Taskforce showed that women working within the industry make up 60 percent of all interns; 59 percent

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Together Again

Ceryn Morris/ December 17, 2017

You may find a review of two classical singers unusual content for The Mic, however when the offer to review the show came through, it was something we couldn’t refuse.  Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena played host to the two West End icons and proved a space perfectly suited to them. The lights dimmed as the audience rushed to their seats and

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Live Review: Cigarettes After Sex’s Dreamy Rock City Show

Ceryn Morris/ November 14, 2017

On a cold November Sunday there was no better place to be than at Rock City as Cigarettes after Sex lulled the crowd with their dreamy noir pop. Dressed in black leather jackets and jeans, set against a series of black and white projections, the Brooklyn based four-piece serenaded the crowd. Their hushed and subdued tone made all the more

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Swedish Rockers Francobollo Blew The Bodega Away

Ceryn Morris/ November 9, 2017

Last week Swedish/ London rockers made a stop at the Bodega on their first headline UK tour, blowing the crowd away with their heavy, messy, infectious tracks. After releasing their debut album ‘Long Live Life’ in July Francobollo are forever gaining popularity. With Nottingham being show 10 of the UK tour, the boys jokingly complain that ‘the days are blurring,

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The Wallflower Bewitches Rescue Rooms – Jordan Rakei Live Review

Ceryn Morris/ October 24, 2017

On his first ever visit to Nottingham Jordan Rakei captivated Rescue Rooms with his soothing soul and beat-heavy grooves. Hailing from New Zealand and now residing in London, Rakei is a man of many talents. A multi-instrumentalist, surrounded by 5 other extremely talented musicians, the quality of music produced was incredible. Rakei gained success in the UK through collaborations with

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The Big Moon Making Waves in Leicester

Ceryn Morris/ October 19, 2017

On their biggest headline tour to date, The Big Moon made a stop at Leicester’s The Cookie. With its basement setting the venue was quick to sell out which created a close, sweaty atmosphere as the crowd anticipated the girls’ show. Opening the night was Leicester based Superego, fronted by Cam Potts, currently Marika Hackman’s guitarist (when The Big Moon

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Ceryn and Tom Review Loyle Carner’s Sold Out Show

Ceryn Morris/ October 16, 2017

As Rescue Rooms opened its doors for Loyle Carner’s headline show on Tuesday, Brixton based Elisa Imperilee & Srigala proved the perfect warm up, setting the tone for the rest of the evening. The rich soulful tone of Elisa’s voice flirts with the listener as she craftily toys with the music effortlessly creating trills and key changes. Accompanying her is

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