Will ‘Jaws’ upcoming album, “The Ceiling”, propel the trio to lofty heights?

Tristan Phipps/ March 29, 2019

Given that Birmingham band ‘Jaws’ appear to have been around since the dawn of time, it’s remarkable that they are only now approaching the release of album number three. While they have taken their time in releasing new music, the trio have kept their cult-fan base bubbling along nicely with a sprinkling of tour dates here and there. However, as

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Abby Reviews Mallory Knox, JUDAS and Lacey

Abby Clarke/ April 27, 2018

A few hours before the last show of the Mallory Knox headline tour, I joined JUDAS, a four-piece indie rock band fronted by Liverpudlian John Clancy with Todd Blackmore on guitar, Sam Horvath on drums and James Phillips on bass. The group had arrived early in Nottingham so were able to relax before the show and reminisce about their time on

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Interview with Tom Walker

Peter Mercer/ April 11, 2018

Image courtesy of APB PR I had the chance to catch up with Tom Walker mid way through his sold out UK tour to discuss touring with The Script, writing with Steve Mac, ACDC and his upcoming album. Hows the tour going so far? Yeah super man, its been great so far. Every show’s just been wicked and although I

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Tristan’s Review of Tom Misch’s Geography

Tristan Phipps/ April 2, 2018

For those of you who are familiar with Tom Misch, he needs no introduction. For those who aren’t, he could easily become your latest obsession. As a dazzlingly talented multi-instrumentalist – more than competent on guitar, piano and violin – it’s easy to forget Misch is only 22 years old. Where his previous projects have showcased his talents as a

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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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Neck Deep brought no panic (but definitely no peace either) to Calgary

Siobhan Fletcher/ February 24, 2018

After the clash between the band and security in Rock City last October which garnered headlines on music sites worldwide, Neck Deep brought their high-octane brand of UK pop punk to Canada this week and they did not fail to impress. The Welsh band have gone from strength to strength in recent years, particularly with their last two albums –

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Ezra Furman – ‘Transangelic Exodus’

Sadie Agg/ February 12, 2018

Finally, after the release of three singles, and an early announcement, Ezra Furman brings us Transangelic Exodus. Although this is technically Ezra’s eighth album, the newly named Ezra Furman and The Visions has taken a dramatic new path with Transangelic Exodus. Ezra has drifted away from his previously folk, rock and roll influences of Bob Dylan and The Velvet Underground,

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Thursday @ BBK Live 2017

Archie Banks/ July 13, 2017

This was it. The Mic was abroad – from the University of Nottingham up to the peak of Kobetamendi Hill in the heart of the Basque Country, with the small matter of the 12th recurrence of the annual BBK Live Festival. Having checked the smallprint (ok, just the lineup poster) Boy Better Know were nowhere to be seen – however

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