Bangers from Down Under #2- Sticky Fingers

Patrick Donnelly/ April 7, 2019

This week I’d like to introduce you to Sticky Fingers, one of the best Aussie bands out there right now. Fusing reggae with soft rock, Sticky Fingers produce fantastic, laid-back songs that you’ll find yourself bobbing your head to. The five-piece band, introduced to me once again by my Kiwi flatmate, consists of Dylan Frost (vocals/guitar), Beaker Best (drums), Seamus

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The Big Country Music Roundup- 29/03/2019

Cameron Chadwick/ April 1, 2019

What place does country have in the world of music in 2019? Financially, quite a big one but culturally, the mainstream is lacking. The genre’s quiet yet surprisingly dense audience in the UK should fear not however, as for some reason unknown to this writer (based some 4,000 miles from Nashville), a large amount of country’s key players, whether up

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Bangers from Down Under-Mako Road

Patrick Donnelly/ March 31, 2019

As of February 7th, 2019, I have been studying in Christchurch, New Zealand for a semester. Although New Zealand has a thriving, international reputation for beautiful lakes, impressive mountains and fantastic beaches, it is somewhat under-represented as a source of exciting new music. In fact, I would wager that most of you reading aren’t too familiar with modern Kiwi music

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Tristan casts an eye to the journey of Two Door Cinema Club following the release of “Talk”

Tristan Phipps/ March 24, 2019

An otherwise dreary Friday morning was spruced up by the news that the indie ever-presents “Two Door Cinema Club” were back. Billed as headliners for two of the UK’s fastest growing festivals, ‘Truck’ and ‘Y Not’, fans no doubt will have been expecting new music. After all, ‘Gameshow’ was nearly two and a half years ago. An album which produced mixed impressions, ‘Gameshow’ didn’t

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Drum & Bass Awards 2017 – Win a pair of VIP tickets!

Gabriel Burrow/ February 27, 2017

The annual Drum and Bass Awards returns for its 11th edition at the Donington Exhibition Centre in Derby on Saturday 4 March. With a lineup featuring the likes of Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Sigma, Camo & Krooked and many more this is set to be a standout event for fans of the genre. This is also an awards show

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Check out Superfood’s new single ahead of their upcoming Dirty Hit tour

The Mic/ February 20, 2017

After spending the last couple of years in their studio exploring sounds and working on new music, Superfood return with the infectious ‘Double Dutch‘ their first new material since 2014. Having pressed reset on the band, Superfood will start their new incarnation with Dirty Hit Records. Their as yet untitled second album will be released later this year and is born out of

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London Grammar release new single ‘Big Picture’

The Mic/ February 6, 2017

On Thursday, London Grammar released their brand-new single, ‘Big Picture’ via Metal & Dust/ Ministry Of Sound. Produced by acclaimed British musician Jon Hopkins (Brian Eno, King Creosote), this immense, sweeping soundscape is the second track to be heard from London Grammar this year. The band (Hannah Reid, Dot Major and Dan Rothman) worked with renowned video director Sophie Muller

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Imagine Dragons release new single ‘Believer’

The Mic/ February 6, 2017

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons release a brand-new single entitled “Believer” on KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records, impacting March 17th. “Believer” is available now for digital download and streaming via all participating digital retailer. Vocalist Dan Reynolds says about the track:  “This last year has really been the most centred and positive of my life.  This song explains my realization that the emotional pain I faced the last few years actually helped me

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VANT set for release of debut album and headline UK tour

The Mic/ February 3, 2017

After a succession of tracks that have been playlisted at Radio 1 and which have exceeded 5 million streams at Spotify, VANT are set to release their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘DUMB BLOOD’ on February 17 th on Parlophone. The fiery punk rock and visceral alt-rock that pulsates through ‘DUMB BLOOD’ is music that incites moshpit bedlam.Their lyrics, however, demand

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The Amazons visiting Bodega during UK Spring tour

The Mic/ February 3, 2017

Reading quartet The Amazons stand on the cusp of making a major breakthrough in 2017. The band have just been named in three of the UK’s most influential new artist lists: the BBC Sound of 2017 poll; MTV’s Brand New for 2017 shortlist; and Apple Music New Artists 2017 list. These latest developments follow a rapid rise in The Amazons fortunes.

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