Acoustic Rooms Weekly 03/12/18

Patrick Donnelly/ December 4, 2018

Kicking off the night was Elliot Willaims. Undeniably a strong singer – confident and loud, with an indie-rock style – he got the attention of the room straight away. Although strong, he could use some more variety in his singing and guitar playing – some songs were hard to distinguish from others. There were some nice switches between strumming, picking

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Yazmin Lacey @Rescue Rooms 28/11/2018

Skylar Hurd/ December 1, 2018

On Wednesday the 28th of November, Yazmin Lacey performed at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham as the last stop of her UK Autumn Tour. The gig had such a cosy vibe, mainly created through how warm and genuine Lacey was. As soon as she walked on to the stage, I could see members of the audience throughout the room start smiling,

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Interview with Maggie Rogers

Jessica Austin/ November 30, 2018

Maggie Rogers is currently supporting Mumford & Sons, who are on tour promoting their new album ‘Delta’. Maggie opened her set with “On + Off”, taken from her debut EP ‘Now That the Light Is Fading’. She played a range of songs, from some taken off her first EP to those that will appear on the new album. Maggie’s enthusiasm,

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Clean Cut Kid @The Bodega 25/11/2018

Isobel Harmer/ November 30, 2018

After 12 months of working tirelessly in their own homemade studio, indie-pop quartet Clean Cut Kid return to the intimate stage of The Bodega for a sold-out show as part of their ‘Give Love’ tour and ahead of their upcoming second record. First to the stage is fellow Liverpool-based five-piece, Peach Fuzz. With charismatic frontman Nathaniel Cummings sporting some metallic

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Holy Moly and the Crackers @The Bodega 22/11/2018 +Interview

Rebecca McDonald/ November 30, 2018

Midway through their UK tour, Holy Moly and the Crackers bought their unique blend of indie-folk rock to The Bodega last Thursday. Before their show, we had an opportunity to catch up with Conrad Bird, one of the band’s founders. First of all, and I’m sure you get this all the time, but why the name? Yes, we do get

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Album Review: The 1975- A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships

Abby Clarke/ November 30, 2018

On Friday 30th November- The 1975 released their third studio album ‘A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships’. The album takes the listener on a journey of deep and powerful emotion intermixed with fun, catchy pop songs as well as demonstrating the bands musical expertise. Opening the album is self-titled “The 1975” which is a short piano piece with some highly

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Conjurer @ The Loft 23/11/2018 + Interview

Sean Hubbard/ November 28, 2018

Conjurer kicked off their UK tour supporting Conan in Nottingham Trent’s The Loft last Friday in their usual blistering fashion, opening with “Choke”, the first track from this year’s outstanding ‘Mire’, and continuing with tracks from that album and their debut EP ‘I’, including “Scorn” and “Hadal”. From the very start their pounding energy got the initially static crowd quickly

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Danny Howard brings the energy to Stealth

Tristan Phipps/ November 28, 2018

Last Saturday, British DJ, radio presenter, and producer ‘Danny Howard’ brought his vigour and energy to Nottingham’s ‘Stealth’. For two hours, the self-proclaimed ‘musical mecca’ would host one of the world’s most respected dance broadcasters and tastemakers. Aside from his reputation of putting on upbeat, ‘full-on club vibe’ DJ sets, Howard has also helped unearth talents such as ‘Martin Garrix’

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Acoustic Rooms Weekly 26.11.18

Abby Clarke/ November 28, 2018

After Alexandr Misko gave an amazing performance last week at Acoustic Rooms as a special guest, it was exciting to see what this week would hold. The beauty of an open mic night being you never know exactly what you’re going to see. The night started with Ryan Dunn from the band Gazelle, who performed a strong triad of songs,

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The Courteeners @Rock City 19/11/2018 +Interview with Zuzu

Rebecca McDonald/ November 22, 2018

As we walked into the backstage area of Rock City, we were immediately enveloped in a hug by Liverpool-based indie singer-songwriter Zuzu. Hand-picked by indie-rock hall-of-fame The Courteeners as a supporting act for their UK tour, Zuzu was everything her energetic, sassy music would suggest. We had a chance to catch up with her before the show. So how did

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