Hockley Hustle Returns to Nottingham

Ceryn Morris/ October 13, 2017

On the 8th of October Nottingham’s Hockley area played host to a variety of musicians, poets and DJs all in the aid of charity. The annual event has grown from strength to strength in the past 11 years, showcasing a variety of Nottingham based artists. From the UFO orchestra taking over the Contemporary Art Gallery to a silent disco filling

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The Big Moon All Set For Sold Out Leicester Show

Ceryn Morris/ October 12, 2017

On Saturday, Leicester’s The Cookie will open its doors to indie-rock four-piece The Big Moon. The headline tour follows the release of their Mercury-nominated debut Love in the 4th Dimension. Forming back in early 2015, in lead vocalist Juliette Jackson’s bedroom, the girls’ success has sky-rocketed, providing a refreshing (and much needed) strong female presence in the indie scene. Their

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An Interview with Tom Grennan

Ceryn Morris/ October 1, 2017

London based singer-songwriter Tom Grennan dazzled a sold out Rescue Rooms last week with his bluesy voice and ‘jack the lad’ charisma, charming the crowd with anecdotes and jokes. Dressed in high waisted pin stripe trousers and black t shirt, he looked every part the front man, encouraging the crowd to sing a-long. He has simply gone from strength to

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Banfi in conversation

Ceryn Morris/ September 26, 2017

With their experimental guitar textures and arresting melodies, East London trio Banfi are steadily gaining popularity in the Alternative scene. The Mic sat down with Joe, Aaron and Chris ahead of their show at Nottingham’s Bodega last week. Forming 3 years ago, following Joe’s solo work, he and drummer Aaron began working together in Aaron’s basement, shortly recruiting Chris when

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Coldplay Captivating the Heart of Wales

Ceryn Morris/ July 18, 2017

Despite differing opinions surrounding the band Coldplay have gained immeasurable success over the years. Rising to fame in the post-Britpop era of the late ‘90s with their brooding love songs they received much scepticism from music fans, however in the years since as their sound has developed, creating colourful pop hits they have become a world-wide sensation (even if the stigma

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The Magic Gang – Live Review

Ceryn Morris/ May 11, 2017

On Tuesday night Brighton lads The Magic Gang payed a visit to Rescue Rooms as part of their headline tour. Greeted encouragingly by a young crowd the band played a 45 minute set full of their recent tracks and the occasional debut. Having only released 3 EPs, the band crafted a set list that successfully overlapped tracks with room for

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The Magic Gang return to Nottingham

Ceryn Morris/ May 8, 2017

Brighton’s four-piece The Magic Gang burst on to the indie pop scene back in 2015 with their debut single ‘No Fun’ and have gone from strength to strength ever since. After touring with the likes of Wolf Alice and Swim Deep they are now embarking on their own headline tour which includes a stop in our very own Rescue Rooms following the release

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Palace live review

Ceryn Morris/ April 10, 2017

  On Tuesday Palace returned to Nottingham for a sold out show at the Bodega. After releasing their debut EP Lost in the Night in 2014 their popularity has grown immensely as they become a staple act on the Indie scene. The laid back, relaxing sound of the London based four-piece continues to surprise it’s listener with bluesy undertones and hypnotic

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Toothless – Live review

Ceryn Morris/ March 7, 2017

Last Thursday the Bodega welcomed Bombay Bicycle Club member Ed Nash’s new project; Toothless. With their dreamy harmonies, strong bassline, plucked strings and overall indie pop sound, they were welcomed warmly. Support came from Liz Lawrence (who also played with the band, a feat Nash himself admitted he wouldn’t be able to do) and Nottingham locals Magiqu, an indie rock

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Toothless Spring Tour

Ceryn Morris/ February 28, 2017

On Thursday both the Bodega and Rough Trade are welcoming Bombay Bicycle Club’s bassist Ed Nash’s solo project Toothless. Following on from the  Bombay Bicycle Club”s announced hiatus, Nash is striking it out on his own. Despite being known and often labelled as ‘the bassist from Bombay Bicycle Club’ Nash’s sound varies from the Bombay sound, providing a mixture of

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