Clean Cut Kid dazzle at the Bodega

Ceryn Morris/ November 15, 2016

Embarking on their first ever headline show, Liverpool’s Clean Cut Kid hypnotize a sold out Bodega with their bouncy indie/pop tracks. Over the past year the band has seen a significant rise in their popularity; their singles have become favourites amongst Radio 1 DJs; their crowds have doubled in size; and their tracks can be heard in Made in Chelsea episodes.

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In Conversation with… Clean Cut Kid

Ceryn Morris/ November 3, 2016

As Clean Cut Kid embark on their first ever headline tour, The Mic’s Ceryn Morris caught up with Evelyn Halls ahead of their sold out Bodega show. The past year has been pretty exhilarating for the band from getting signed after their second ever gig last spring, to playing 32 festivals this summer and now their first ever headline sold

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Keaton Henson: Kindly Now review

Ceryn Morris/ October 12, 2016

When discussing Keaton Henson’s music sad is often the adjective that comes to mind, yet sadness is seemingly a term that’s overgeneralised, not quite summarising Henson’s haunting, sorrowful sound that evokes numerous feelings summarised by the adjective. Through songs about love and loss Henson reflects on his subsequent career in his fifth album. It’s opening title March blends the orchestral sounds

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Hockley Hustle

Ceryn Morris/ September 3, 2016

Is there a better way to explore Nottingham’s vibrant Hockley area than through music? Join us on the 9th of October for the brilliant Hockley Hustle – a day filled with music all in the name of charity. On its 10th anniversary this year’s Hockley Hustle music festival is set to be the biggest one yet, filling the venues and

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Truck Festival

Ceryn Morris/ September 3, 2016

In its 19th year Oxfordshire’s Independent festival seems to soar with popularity, selling out its 3 day event weeks in advance, and hosting some of the best indie and rock acts on the current scene. This year boasted the festival’s biggest headliners yet – Catfish and the Bottlemen, Manic Street Preachers and Kodaline – whilst also spotlighting the best of

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Loss, Nicki Minaj and Yorkshire – an interview with Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Ceryn Morris/ April 28, 2016

After an absence of 2 years Benjamin Francis Leftwich has returned with his much anticipated second album ‘After the Rain’. Chatting before his sold out gig at the Bodega Ben expresses how humbled he is by the reaction he’s received from the fans. He conveys how much his life has changed over the past two years and that ‘people grow

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich set to mystify the Bodega

Ceryn Morris/ April 13, 2016

In anticipation of his forthcoming second album Benjamin Francis Leftwich headlines the Bodega on the 24th of April. Five years have passed since the release of his debut album ‘Last Smoke before the Snowstorm’. The album that went on to sell 100,000 copies worldwide and has received over 150 million Spotify plays, with ‘Atlas Hands’ and ‘Pictures’ becoming favourites among

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Prepare to wonder at Oh Wonder live at the Bodega

Ceryn Morris/ November 19, 2015

On the 19th of November the Bodega will be filled with airy, atmospheric pop provided by Oh Wonder as they play their sold out show. The London duo’s popularity is ever growing since undertaking the task of releasing a single every month for the past year on Soundcloud, resulting in the release of their debut self-titled album in September. Their

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Artist Profile: Martin Luke Brown

Ceryn Morris/ October 31, 2015

Leicester born singer-songwriter Martin Luke Brown’s support is ever-growing, something that is reflected by his 75,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and 68,000 Youtube views. His gritty soul and folk-infused falsetto create a unique and distinguishable tone, which is heavily influenced by artists such as Ray Charles and The Beatles. His hit song ‘Nostalgia’ which was released in 2014 brought much focus

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