An Interview with Shura

Grace Pownall/ December 1, 2015

On December 8th, Rescue Rooms will play host to Shura’s first Nottingham show, on her first full UK tour. In preparation, we chatted about touring, travelling, life after the BBC Sound Of poll, and the answer to the question everyone is asking- “has Shura released her album yet?” Citing a range of influences, from Madonna to The National to Janet

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An Interview with Kagoule

Israel Bucko/ November 30, 2015

Kagoule, made up of Cai, Lucy and Lawrence, are a three-piece band from Nottingham. They will be playing at Rock City’s event, “Our City” on December the 4th alongside Saint Raymond, D.I.D., Indiana and many more. Israel Bucko got a chance to talk to Lucy ahead of the celebration:   “Hey! So you’ve got the new album out, Urth, how

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An interview with Don Broco

Jake Walker/ November 29, 2015

I talked to Don Broco’s lead singer Rob Damiani about their new album, upcoming tour, “Made in Chelsea” and all things in between. Rob and the drummer Matt Donnelly both attended The University of Nottingham and lived in Sherwood halls of residence during their first year so have an attachment to the city and are excited about headlining their first

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An Interview with Skinny Lister’s Lorna

Gabriella Ahmed/ November 25, 2015

Skinny Lister has been supporting Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls on their UK and USA Tour. Skinny Lister supported Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, along with Will Varley on Sunday the 15th and Monday 16th November, and for the next month on their UK tour. Gabriella Ahmed and Ella Wood had to opportunity to interview all three artists. Hey, how you doing?

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Will Varley talks about life and touring

Gabriella Ahmed/ November 25, 2015

Will Varley has been supporting Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls on their UK Tour. Gabriella Ahmed and Ella Wood had to opportunity to interview all three artists. Will Varley supported Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, along with Skinny Lister on Sunday the 15th and Monday 16th November, and for the next month on their UK tour. Hey Hey, how you

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An Interview with Frank Turner

Gabriella Ahmed/ November 25, 2015

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls are currently on their UK Tour, then to The USA and Canada. Ella Wood and Gabriella Ahmed had to opportunity to interview him, before his second show of the week at our beloved Rock City. Hiya, how are you? Getting there.. today at least! I actually saw you last night! Was it any good? Fun? I

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Mike Dignam Interview

Carys Kitchin/ November 25, 2015

Before the Scouting For Girls gig at Rock City on Sunday 22nd November me and Anna, another member of The Mic had the chance to interview the support for the band Mike Dignam backstage before his set. How does it feel when you’re the supporting act and you’re playing to loads of people that don’t know you? Erm, how does

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Interview with Lonely the Brave

Shannon Mills/ November 23, 2015

Lonely The Brave smashed their gig at Nottingham’s rescue rooms on Thursday night – to the point I found it difficult to breathe with the overwhelming amount of people who turned up for a growing band still yet to show us everything they’ve got – but I was lucky enough to catch up with Mo and Andrew. Okay guys, so

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Enter Shikari discuss the busy year ahead

Gabriel Burrow/ November 21, 2015

Enter Shikari have a busy year ahead with an upcoming European tour whilst working on their 5th album. Our very own Gabriel Burrow and Nick Harvey were lucky enough to grab some of their time and interview  the band. Enter Shikari will be playing at the Capital FM Arena on 20th February 2016.   1)   In February next year you will be

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The Cribs – Interview

Kit Bodine/ November 9, 2015

Before The Cribs’ much anticipated take over of Rock City on Monday the 26th October we had the opportunity to interview Vocalist and Bassist, Gary Jarman.   Starting out you were a band with a very DIY ethic and this appeared to transplant onto your touring as well, how do your touring experiences now differ to at the start of

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