James @The Royal Concert Hall 12/03/2019

Alex Melnikov/ March 21, 2019

Touring their 15th album ‘Living in Extraordinary Times’, indie veterans James brought their show to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall. On the face of it, an all seater venue seemed a strange choice for the concert, and also one that perhaps reflected a crowd in which I felt like one of the youngest in the room, but it played into the

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Sports Team @The Bodega 19/03/2019

Daisy Carter/ March 20, 2019

 I’d never seen upstairs at The Bodega as packed as just before indie-rockers Sports Team graced its intimate stage for a sold out show on the second night of their UK headline tour. But that’s not to say the crowd were all there purely for them; the first support, Chappaqua Wrestling, were greeted by a decent amount of people who

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Acoustic Rooms Weekly 18/03/19

Abby Clarke/ March 19, 2019

Even before Acoustic Rooms kicked off last night there was excitement in the air as not only were we joined by ITV’s The Voice who were going to be filming the performers throughout the night, Deaf Havana made a surprise visit ahead of their Rock City show tonight. The music kicked off with Omari who performed his usual jazz-rap style

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Album Review: Anteros- When We Land

Ben Standring/ March 18, 2019

Rising London-based indie outfit Anteros offer an enjoyable but all too familiar collection of dreamy guitar-based pop on their long-awaited debut record. Given the dire status of British indie rock, aside from a handful of artists in the first decade of the twenty-first century, it feels almost as if the genre has been both resurrected and repaired to its prime

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Stiff Little Fingers @Rock City 13/03/2019

Lucy Gray/ March 16, 2019

Punk is a style I find has become all too underrated, but on this particular Wednesday at Rock City, some us were lucky enough to see four members of punk’s political origins in Stiff Little Fingers. Having only previously listened to a few songs, it doesn’t take much for the band’s message of political anger to come through, and one

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George Ezra + Sigrid @Motorpoint Arena 12/03/2019

Robyn Walford/ March 15, 2019

This sold out show at Nottingham’s Motorpoint arena certainly did not disappoint. I’d been trying to get a ticket from the day that the tour was announced and by some miracle managed to get hold of one 3 hours before. Aside from a night of fab music, one thing I particularly loved about this tour was the use of personalised

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Album Review: Foals- Part 1: Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost

Faye Nichols/ March 13, 2019

 Foals are the best version of themselves in this instance of momentary bliss, reflecting the anxiety of the world’s current climate.             Foals truly foregrounded the 8th March, stamping their return across the music scene and rising from their hiatus surrounded by rose-red palms and flora. ‘Part 1: Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’, the half-dose of their double release,

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The Stranglers @Rock City 11/03/2019

Bethan Fletcher/ March 12, 2019

It was clear walking into Rock City that a twenty-something university student is not The Stranglers’ target demographic. Despite bringing the average age down by twenty years and severely missing a band t-shirt, leather jacket and pint of ale, I made my way up to the main stage to experience some classic 70’s/80’s punk rock. Dr Feelgood opened the show

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Acoustic Rooms Weekly 11/03/19

Cameron Chadwick/ March 12, 2019

Opening the night this Monday was Morton Piercewright of local band ‘Good Hustles.’ He showcased his band by kicking off with an acoustic version of their song ‘Know It All’ in a set packed full of passion which peaked when he performed a heartfelt tune about his mum. Good Hustles released their EP ‘Tightrope’ yesterday so it was a great

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Gus Dapperton @Rescue Rooms 01/03/2019

Laura Garvin-Gomez/ March 9, 2019

At no other point have the quaint, monochromatic walls of Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms become so elated with colour and spectacle as on Friday, 1st March, when Gus Dapperton took to their stage. Marking his first ever UK tour following his recent breakthrough onto the Season 2 soundtrack for Netflix’s popular series, ’13 Reasons Why’, Dapperton aspired to introduce his character

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