Festival Preview: Live at Leeds

Ben Standring/ March 29, 2019

Despite February providing a short, sharp dose of summer bliss in bizarre fashion earlier this year, we are finally reaching the time in the year in which days are getting longer, temperatures are increasing and the delights of festival season are drawing ever closer. Leading the way on the Saturday of May Day Bank Holiday weekend is ‘Live at Leeds’,

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Preview: Dodie @Rock City 20/03/2019

Kathryn Long/ March 11, 2019

Dodie the 23-year-old singer, songwriter and YouTuber from Epping, Essex is coming to Rock City on 20th March. Following the release of her new EP ‘Human’, Dodie is taking her new music around Europe and the UK and then in September, will start her North American tour. Her new album features Best Breakthrough Act at this year’s Brit Awards, Tom

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Preview: YONAKA @The Bodega 16/03/2019

Shannon Millard/ March 11, 2019

On the 16th of March one of the UK’s brightest (or darkest?) new alt-pop bands will be performing a sold-out show at The Bodega Social Club in Nottingham.  Yonaka only formed in 2015 but have already released several EPs and are selling out stages across the UK, not to mention having supported the legendary Bring Me The Horizon on their

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Preview: Peter Hook and the Light@ Rock City 07/02/2019

Alex Barston/ February 1, 2019

British Rock royalty will be swinging into Nottingham next Thursday as former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook brings his solo band, Peter Hook & the Light to Rock City. As part of their wider tour, the band will be playing the New Order albums ‘Technique’ and ‘Republic’ in full as well as an opening set of Joy

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Drenge- Strange Creatures Preview/Review

Tom Evans/ January 25, 2019

Drenge’s 3rd studio album, Strange Creatures, due for release on the 22nd February is a thoroughly rambunctious affair characterised by loud, clunky guitars and an intelligent lyrical wit. It’s a record which demands your attention with a smorgasbord of sounds for your earholes: there’s the glitchy, ‘80’s-disco-gone-wrong’ bass-lines, the purgative guitar solos and vocalist Eoin loveless’ unforgiving Derbyshire twang to

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CALI Review- Debut album from Shadows Like Strangers released February 1st

Abby Clarke/ January 25, 2019

The Mic got an exclusive listen to Shadows Like Stranger’s debut album ‘CALI’ which is due to be released on February 1st, after nearly four years in the making. Shadows Like Strangers themselves are still less than a year old but the four-piece pop-punk group from Nottingham have had a successful time, ending last year supporting Lacey at Nottingham’s Rock

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Beat the Streets 2019 Preview

Abby Clarke/ January 14, 2019

Beat the streets returns on Sunday 27th January at multiple venues around Nottingham’s city centre. The event will host more than 80 artists and all proceeds raised will be donated to local homeless charities including Framework who provide help and support to people who spend their days on the streets. Now, with less than two weeks until the event and

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Preview: Bugzy Malone@ Rock City

Kathryn Long/ October 25, 2018

Mancunian born Aaron Davis, better known by his stage name Bugzy Malone, is coming to Rock City at Nottingham on November the 1st. After bursting into the indie-grime scene in 2015 with his EP ‘Walk With Me’, Bugzy collected a MOBO nomination that year for Best New Artist and 18 million views on Youtube. Since then Bugzy has followed up

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Rolo Tomassi set for heavy Rescue Rooms show

Sean Hubbard/ October 19, 2018

Rolo Tomassi are bringing their intense live show to Rescue Rooms and kicking off their headline tour on Tuesday October 30th in an event that promises to be more of an experience than a typical gig. Simply standing still and taking in frontwoman Eva Spence’s incredible contrasting vocals – from sweet singing to her harsh screams – would be experience

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