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Papa Roach @ Rock City 28/04/19

Phoebe Wade/ May 2, 2019

‘You know what? Best night of the motherfucking tour.’ This is what Jacoby Shaddix, vocalist for the Californian quartet, proclaimed during the encore of their sold out show at Rock City on Sunday night, and with good reason. Never having seen Papa Roach, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had, however, seen the support, Nothing More, back in 2015,

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Amyl and the Sniffers @The Bodega 01/04/2019

Daisy Carter/ April 2, 2019

Back at a sold-out Bodega again last night, this time to experience one of Aussie punks Amyl and The Sniffers’ reportedly manic live shows. Hailing from Melbourne, the band kicked off their European tour in what they called ‘Notting-ham’ ahead of the release of their debut album in May, which signals a move in a slightly more professional direction after

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Skarlett Riot @Rock City 28/03/2019

Sean Hubbard/ April 1, 2019

Skarlett Riot headlined Ike Showcase week with the Nottingham leg of their ‘REGENERATE’ tour, celebrating the release of their 2017 album of the same name. For a rather underground band, there was an impressive audience in attendance, with several sporting the band’s merchandise, demonstrating that while they may not have the biggest fan base, it cannot be denied that they

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Easy Life @Rescue Rooms 27/03/2019

Alex Barston/ March 30, 2019

Easy Life are the latest band to emerge fresh and energetic from the East Midlands and their status is rapidly increasing, as evidenced on Wednesday evening when they played Rescue Rooms. The Leicester band is made up of former members of local bands By the Rivers and Park Bench Society and they arrived in Nottingham to cement their place as

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YONAKA @The Bodega 16/03/2019

Shannon Millard/ March 26, 2019

On Saturday the 16th of March, myself and a few other Mic members were at electrifying new Brighton-based band Yonaka’s gig at the Bodega, here in Nottingham. The show was sold out, leading to the relatively intimate venue being packed with fans of all ages (well, 14+ at least). It was great to see such a variety of individuals keen

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David Gray @Royal Concert Hall 23/03/2019

Alex Barston/ March 24, 2019

It’s been nearly 20 years since David Gray smashed into the UK charts with his superb ‘White Ladder’ album, yet there are still huge numbers of eager revelers who yearn to see him live. Indeed, the Manchester singer performed to an excitable Nottingham Royal Concert Hall on Saturday evening. My personal relationship with David Gray’s music is a nostalgic one.

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Dodie @Rock City 20/03/2019

Kathryn Long/ March 23, 2019

Online sensation Dodie, also known by her YouTube handle ‘Doddleoddle’, breaks the stigma and proves that YouTubers can have a successful career out of YouTube! As a fan since 2014, I was eager to see her as she came to Nottingham’s Rock City on March 20th in support of her new album ‘Human’. As soon as I arrived, the queue

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KAWALA @Rock City 20/03/2019 +Interview

Kathryn Long/ March 23, 2019

After shooing the rest of their band out of the small backstage room filled with snacks, Jim and Dan from KAWALA sat down with me outside of their busy tour schedule supporting Dodie. We talked about their brand new EP, favourite venues, and an interesting pre-show ritual… How are you, is the tour going well? Jim: It is going very

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The Half Eight @Rough Trade 22/03/2019

Abby Clarke/ March 23, 2019

Three weeks after the release of their EP ‘Rose Tinted Soul’, The Half Eight hosted their EP release tour at Rough Trade with support from local singer Holly Fallon and pop-punk singer Bronnie. Firstly, as you walked into Rough Trade it was clear to see that The Half Eight had put a lot of time and effort into dressing the

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Emily Burns @The Bodega 14/03/2019

Harriet Kilner/ March 22, 2019

On 14/03/2019 I was lucky enough to go and see Emily Burns play at the Bodega in Nottingham. This was not my first encounter with Emily. In fact, I had been to school with her for several years and vividly remember her singing one of her first songs, “Plasters, Glitter and Glue”, in front of a crowd of adoring high

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