Bondax Live at Rescue Rooms 26/09/2013

The Mic/ September 30, 2013

Over the summer, Bondax seem to have rocketed their way into the public eye, or rather ear, with their fresh and euphoric beats that beg for a good dance and sing-a-long. Their sound is perfect for people who love their house to be melodic and soulful rather than minimal. I went to go and check them out at Nottingham’s own

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A Taste of the Ultimate Festival: Glastonbury 2013

Jess Salter/ September 30, 2013

The 43rd Glastonbury took place this year after a year long break, (something to do with portaloos and the Olympics!?) but it was back and it did not disappoint. Glastonbury is always the rumour mill’s favourite topic, from alleged headliners, to who is making surprise appearances on the Other Stage, to the main question on everybody’s lips during that weekend,

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The 1975 Live at Rock City + Backstage Interview

The Mic/ September 26, 2013

After hearing Chocolate for the first time on Radio 1, I became an avid fan of The 1975. I almost immediately followed them on every social media site possible and spent many evenings listening to their album on repeat. So when I found out I was going to get the chance to interview them before their Rock City gig, I

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A Chat with NUSurf President and Acoustic Extraordinaire – George Holroyd

The Mic/ September 26, 2013

It’s week one at Nottingham University and what better way to introduce our young freshers to the Nottingham music scene but to interview some of our very own homegrown talent?  So joining me in my virtual studio today, I have George Holroyd; final year Maths student, acoustic extraordinaire and this year’s president of Nottingham’s NUSurf Surf Society…   Hi there

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The Music Exchange – Nottingham’s Indie Record Store

The Mic/ September 21, 2013

We caught up with Joey, the Manager of Nottingham’s critically acclaimed independent record store, the Music Exchange, where he told us all about the store and what makes it so special to Nottingham. Nottingham is known for its independent shopping and close community, therefore this is the first in our features on bringing you information on Local Independent businesses in

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The Creme de la Creme of Notts Bands

The Mic/ September 21, 2013

Ady Suleiman Blessed with a soulful voice and a knack for writing lyrics comparable in frankness of feeling to those of Amy Winehouse, emerging Nottingham talent Ady Suleiman is a name to watch in the coming months. After a long stint of marching up and down the country with his supremely talented guitarist, Ed Black, to play various gigs and

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Whack ‘em in Your Diary – Notts Festivals

Katie Harrison/ September 21, 2013

So, we’re already well aware that here in Nottingham we’ve got a shed load of venues that provide us with a constant stream of bangin’ club nights and gigs on pretty much every night of the week – pretty good, yeah? However, the city is also home to a few annual events, all of which are little gems, and help

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UoN Music Societies Guide

Kamiah Overaa/ September 21, 2013

RockSoc This is easily one of the the SU’s most active societies, reeling in a huge amount of rock and metal fans for tons of both music related and non-music related socials. RockSoc holds a weekly social called Piracy at The Salutation Inn and will help you track down gig buddies, know where to go for all the best music,

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Faking It – Tribute Bands

Kamiah Overaa/ September 21, 2013

If you’re anything like me, there’s always gonna be a little bit of musical heartbreak in your life. I love music and exploring everything new on the scene, but really I spend most of my listening time rummaging around in the 80s and earlier. Since my love of music, gigs and the genres I’m into have always been massively influenced

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The Freshers Rite of Passage – Stealth vs Rescued

Luke Gallimore/ September 21, 2013

Voted Nottingham’s best club night, with two of the city’s biggest and best clubs joining together to host up to 6 rooms of music ranging from deep house, to dance classics and indie anthems plus a free guest-list, Stealth vs Rescued is any fresher’s dream. Admittedly, I was a late-comer to Stealth vs Rescued. I was initiated in early March

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