The Smyths return to Rescue Rooms – 03/11/17

Lucy Wharton/ October 29, 2017

The definitive Smiths tribute band – The Smyths – are back at Rescue Rooms this November on their ‘Strangeways Here We Come’ tour. ‘Imagining the tour that might have been in 1987,’ the band will showcase tracks from Strangeways – The Smiths’ fourth and final studio album – as well as the hits and the best of their back catalogue. The sell-out

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Hawklords to play The Doghouse

Lok Yee Liu/ October 29, 2017

Following the success of their critically acclaimed UK Top 40 Album Chart release “FUSION” in 2016, Hawklords reset their space-rock clock with the 2017 album release entitled, “SIX” (out October 6th) and an extensive UK tour. From the malevolent maelstrom that is ‘Mind Crime’ and the intoxicating intrigue of ‘Nightside’ to the expansive desolation of ‘Los Cavatina’, this album breaks

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Neck Deep Round 2, now with Blood Youth and WSTR

Luke Barnard/ October 27, 2017

After a disastrous attempt at a first show, Neck Deep are coming back to Rock City. The tension in the room will be high between the security team, the band and the fans after the events of last time but this had the potential to be a great show last time and that hasn’t changed. So, with two different support

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PREVIEW: Bloody Knees @ Rough Trade

Archie Banks/ October 24, 2017

By Becca Weatherill   Scuzzy garage punk comes to rough Trade on Wednesday, as Bloody Knees kicks off their fast-selling nationwide tour with a free gig. A lot of words come to mind when you think of Bloody Knees: Brash, Loud, gut-punching- but most importantly fun.   The boys have been rubbing shoulders with bands such as Wolf Alice, The

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Clean Cut Kid return to Nottingham

Grace Pownall/ October 22, 2017

Almost exactly a year since their last headline show at Bodega, Clean Cut Kid are back to play Rescue Rooms. The band have amassed a gang of loyal fans in Nottingham, having supported bands such as Fickle Friends, The Courteeners and Shura in Nottingham in recent years. Now armed with their debut album ‘Felt’, released back in April, the Liverpudlians

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PREVIEW: Liam Fray Acoustic Tour

Archie Banks/ October 10, 2017

Well known as the frontman of Mancunian indie-rock band The Courteeners,  Liam Fray heads out solo this Autumn for an acoustic tour of the UK taking in cities such as Sheffield. Newcastle and, of course and as usual, Manchester. Having previously completed such tours in 2013 and 2015, Fray is no stranger to such jaunts, and always draws a crowd

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Flyte come to Nottingham

Lok Yee Liu/ October 4, 2017

In a world, so full of repetitive pop and songs that race through their catchy choruses, it is often refreshing when a band takes it slow. Flyte relish the sweet enjoyment of their choral voices and soft acoustic tones. With their new debut album The Loved Ones being recently released, the band are ready to show that a little indulgence

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The Magic Gang – A Preview

Archie Banks/ September 26, 2017

Up-and-coming Brighton-based indie band ‘The Magic Gang’ set out on tour over the coming weeks with Sundara Karma, serving as further evidence of the steps made by the band over the last year in particular. With headline shows all over the country and popular sets at Reading and Leeds this summer, they have certainly earned this sought-after support slot for

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Sundara Karma – A Preview

Archie Banks/ September 14, 2017

The rise of Sundara Karma has accelerated in the last year beyond anything even the band could have predicted. Having amassed a following through various shows in bands such as The Wombats, Two Door Cinema Club and Bastille, with their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Love Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect’ reaching Number 24 in the Official UK Charts and on

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The Hoosiers @ Bodega – Preview

Archie Banks/ August 30, 2017

The Hoosiers are back ladies and gentlemen, and they’re bringing 2007 with them. The pop-rock trio are returning to the UK music scene with a revamp of their debut album- The Trick to Life – a prospect which has had many hardcore fans of the band, including myself, jumping for joy. The Bracknell-based band came crashing into the charts with

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