A peek into the world of Natalie McCool

Luke Matthews/ September 7, 2016

Singer/songwriter come “Perfect-Pop” princess Natalie McCool is about to embark on the biggest journey of her career so far.  Tomorrow marks the release of her hotly-tipped sophomore album ‘The Great Unknown’, a follow up to her self-titled debut back in 2013.  In our exclusive interview, we hear of how her music has developed over the last 3 years, how social

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Review: Alan Walker – Faded (Tiesto Remixes)

Luke Matthews/ April 8, 2016

It’s a shame that Tiësto’s once glowing, coveted career has come to this. Making minor tweaks to one of 2016’s hottest tracks and perhaps the revival that EDM’s been seeking does not work any wonders.  Alan Walker has done a fantastic job in crafting such a beautiful, wide-reaching song that has appealed to each and every continent and radio channel

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Your weekend sorted: Tusk, Indian Summer & Lowrie live at Suede

Luke Matthews/ March 4, 2016

We get it, this is the worst week of the year. Not only are you being bombarded by colourful sheets of delivery boxes and can count more cheesy slogans than in a Swiss stand-up’s set, but you also caught the slightest glimpse of the Easter break beyond the mountain of deadlines piling up.  It’s waving to you.  It’s teasing you, beckoning you to hurry

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Fickle Friends just blew every other interview out of the water

Luke Matthews/ March 3, 2016

Last week, I caught up with Brighton 5-piece Fickle Friends.  Could the people behind their infectious, pop-indie bangers be as fun-loving and bouncy as their tracks make out?  Damn right, they are.  I present to you Natti, Sam and Harry (plus a quick, last minute cameo from Chris).  #ChillSexyVibes.  Enjoy.   I’ve just found Fickle Friends on Tinder. What would

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Clean Cut Kid on their rise to fame, rapid songwriting and Liverpool’s music scene

Luke Matthews/ March 1, 2016

Mic President, Luke Matthews managed to catch up with lively Liverpool 4-piece Clean Cut Kid ahead of their supporting slot on Fickle Friends tour.  In just 20 short minutes, we learn how the thriving music scene in hometown Liverpool significantly helps boost their popularity around the UK, whilst also bagging Live Lounge slots and American festivals along the way.   If you’d

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Fickle Friends & Clean Cut Kid ready to dazzle The Bodega

Luke Matthews/ February 24, 2016

Two of arguably English music’s biggest up-and-coming bands are set to join forces tonight as they play to a packed out Bodega.  Tickets have been flying out ever since the tour was announced, and it’s not hard to see why.  Coming from opposite ends of the country, Scousers Clean Cut Kid are to support Brighton-based Fickle Friends for a night

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Nottingham’s latest up-and-coming talent Tusk release first track ‘Dull Ache’

Luke Matthews/ January 8, 2016

Nottingham’s freshest approach to the indie scene has been signed, sealed and delivered today in the form of student 4-piece, Tusk. Our university has seen a wealth of talent emerge over the last few years.  Take London Grammar, arguably one of the greatest bands to be born out of Nottingham’s thriving music scene, won an Ivor Novello Award and sold a top 5 album in

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‘Our City’ @ Rock City, 04/12 Artist Bio: Indiana

Luke Matthews/ December 4, 2015

Indiana Main Room: 18:40 – 19:20 Name: Lauren Henson (Indiana) Latest release: No Romeo (2015) Biggest hits: ‘Solo Dancing’, ‘Only The Lonely’, ‘Heart On Fire’ Born in Loughborough but crafted in Nottingham, young singer-songwriter Lauren Henson, known nationwide by her iconic stagnate Indiana, is returning to the Rock City stage a mere 7 months after she headlined the venue.  As the opener to the ‘Our City’

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Shelter Point @ The Bodega, 29/10/15

Luke Matthews/ November 3, 2015

It was no unusual day for The Bodega; through the years, they’ve led many a famous face up the staircase and into the boutique venue.  Jake Bugg?  Sure thing.  Saint Raymond?  Of course.  The Bodega are used to it.  Yet, every time a local act comes around, it still leaves a tingle down your spine when the first and last note strikes.

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