The Courteeners at Rock City- Gig Review

The Mic/ December 1, 2016

A sell-out crowd in Rock City bouncing round to Liam Fray blasting out The Courteeners’ newest tracks mixed together with crowd classics; could you get a better Tuesday night? Rapturous applause from the band’s adoring fans that is sure to have rivalled any reception in Nottingham this year greeted the Manchester band as they made their way to the stage.

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The Courteeners ready for Rock City

The Mic/ November 21, 2016

The rise of the biggest underground band in the country continues with The Courteeners landing in Nottingham tomorrow night for a sold-out show at Rock City. The band’s ever- growing reputation has only been furthered by their new album ‘Mapping the Rendezvous’ and the indie-rock band, formed 10 years ago, will bring their new songs together with their old classics

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The Blue Aeroplanes set for UK tour alongside new album

The Mic/ November 21, 2016

The Blue Aeroplanes‘ unique amalgam of rock, folk, poetry, punk, dance and art has been an acknowledged influence on a wide range of bands including R.E.M and Radiohead. Combining pop smarts with serious weirdness, they have released almost thirty albums on various labels, several of which have charted in the UK Top 40 and the US Alternative Top 10. Their

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The Mic Unplugged Tonight!

The Mic/ November 18, 2016

The Mic brings you our first live event of the year – The Mic “Unplugged” (please note that microphones will in fact feature!) The gig is this tonight in The Studio Live next to Mooch. The Lineup is as follows: 19:30 – Will Rhys Richards University of Nottingham Student Will Rhys Richards joins The Mic for our first gig of the

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Yellowcard add two extra dates to December UK tour

The Mic/ November 13, 2016

Currently in the midst of the US leg of their ‘Final World Tour’, Yellowcard have now announced two extra UK shows in Brighton and London to round off their highly anticipated UK Tour in December. The previously announced o2 Shepherds Bush Empire show on 15th December is now sold out with a newly announced date at Brooklyn Bowl on 22nd

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Alias Kid to support Black Grape at Rock City this December

The Mic/ November 13, 2016

Rock’n’Roll renegades  – Alias Kid – are thrilled to announce they will re-join their Mancunian brethren Black Grape as chief support on their upcoming Winter tour. Invited back for their second run in two consecutive years to tour with Shaun Ryder’s rabble rousing groove-meisters, the Manchester five piece will be opening up proceedings with their trademark heart-palpitating live performances on every night of

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Ten Fe announce debut album and UK tour

The Mic/ November 13, 2016

Ben Moorhouse and Leo Duncan, aka Ten Fé,  are pleased to announce their debut album ‘Hit The Light’. The 11 track LP from the London-based duo is due for release on 3 February 2017. This follows the release of their acclaimed singles, ‘Make Me Better’, ‘In The Air’, ‘Elodie’ and ‘Turn’, earlier this year, all hitting no. 2 Hype Machine and

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C Duncan to return to the Bodega in early 2017

The Mic/ November 1, 2016

Delving into more expansive and experimental territories, Glasgow’s prodigious talent C Duncan released his second album ’The Midnight Sun’ on 7th October to critical acclaim. Blending electronic elements and sweeping synth sounds with his signature layered vocals and dreamy instrumentation, the follow up to his Mercury Prize nominated debut ‘Architect’ won huge praise from the likes of The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Mojo, Uncut and

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The Orb to play Rescue Rooms as part of UK tour

The Mic/ November 1, 2016

On October 14th, Kompakt presented prolific ambient electronic act The Orb’s 16th album, ‘COW / Chill Out, World!’, which marks a creative renewal for the duo. It also features contributions from Youth and Roger Eno, and is encased in minimal ‘ambient cover art’ courtesy of The Designers Republic. The album is supported with a nine date UK tour this November/December. Despite

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Chase & Status release new single ‘All Goes Wrong’

The Mic/ October 31, 2016

Many of you have probably already heard it by now but Chase & Status have today officially released their anticipated new single ‘All Goes Wrong’ featuring Tom Grennan. The single comes ahead of their sold-out UK tour in November. ‘All Goes Wrong’ was chosen by BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac as her Hottest Record in the World and the band

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