Tag Archives: indie

Abby speaks to Deco before their sold-out Bodega headline show

Abby Clarke/ October 8, 2018

Over a year ago I joined Deco before their last Bodega headline show and Saturday night I joined Max and John again to catch up with what they’ve been up to since. They admitted that their music has become both more popular with fans but also, they have streamlined their sound to appeal to wider audience. They also explained that

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Deco headline a sold-out Bodega show on Saturday night

Abby Clarke/ October 8, 2018

Following a successful summer of festivals and the recent release of their new single “Upside Down”, Deco came home to headline a sold-out Bodega. Supporting were LUNAH (also known as Ben Mcconnachie) and Black Cats and Magpies. Opening the show was LUNAH, an indie-electronica music producer who recently produced the music for Deco’s latest song. He also invited singers Katie

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Tom interviews Airways ahead of their first Nottingham show at Bodega

Tom Hawkes/ October 6, 2018

Forming in 2015, Airways consists of Jake Daniels as the lead singer and guitarist, Alex Ruggiero on guitar, Jamie Reynolds on bass and Brian Moroney on drums. They released their debut EP ‘Starting to Spin’ on the 19 th of May 2017 and recently released the single ‘Alien’. During their time as a band, Airways have opened for such acts

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Daisy and Olivia in conversation with Rae Morris before Rescue Rooms performance

Olivia Morel/ October 4, 2018

Daisy and Olivia chatted to Rae Morris before her gig last Saturday, the last in the tour of her second studio album, “Someone Out There”. “Glad to finally be here!” Rae laughs, weaving her way onto the bench in her bright red tracksuit an hour before her performance. Indeed, it has been a performance months in the making, having been

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Pale Waves headline Rock City

Abby Clarke/ October 3, 2018

Pale Waves returned to Nottingham on Tuesday night after they’d previously played an incredibly packed out set at this year’s Dot to Dot festival. Having only just released their debut album “My Mind Makes Noises” a couple of weeks ago, the Manchester four-piece have exploded onto the music scene, helped by The 1975’s Matt Healy, and don’t look to be

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The Night Cafe At Rescue Rooms

Marie-Laure Corben/ October 1, 2018

Thursday night saw The Night Café bring their headline tour to Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms, one of our city’s finest intimate venues. With their intelligent lyrics and catchy riffs, barely three months after their EP ‘Bunkbed’ was released, this was a gig I’d been looking forward to for a long time. Supporting were Hartlepool group Plaza and Brighton band Chappaqua Wrestling –

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Wolf Alice @ The Venue, Derby – 16/08/17

The Mic/ August 18, 2017

Wolf Alice’s intimate UK tour kicked off in the heart of England at Derby’s prime music venue – aptly called The Venue. Scheduled before the release of their second album, ‘Visions of a Life’, the tour acts as a kind of warm-up for their huge European tour this autumn, which will see them headlining London’s Alexandra Palace for the first

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Sad13 – “Slugger” Review

Gabriel Burrow/ November 14, 2016

Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie Depuis has replaced the last two letters in her forename with numbers and released an indie-pop solo album – “Slugger”. Depuis wrote and recorded the majority of the record in a two week period and it proves both intimate and meticulously put together. If you haven’t heard any of Speedy Ortiz’s stuff they’re a comic book

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Metronomy – Summer 08

Gabriel Burrow/ July 19, 2016

Joseph Mount’s electro-pop act, Metronomy, have a lot going for them. The four piece have gained recognition for their winning blend of professionalism and pouty sass, and with their latest album they build on this formula to great effect. Summer 08 is an unashamedly enjoyable album. In interviews Mount has discussed how memories of partying in the late-naughties were prevalent

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Moose Blood return to Nottingahm

Celia-Jayne Matthews/ April 14, 2016

Following their last performance in Nottingham supporting renowned band Lower Than Atlantis back in December 2015, indie-punk quartet Moose Blood are back in Nottingham on their own headlining UK tour. Despite only having a few released recordings on the shelves to their name, as well as their long-awaited “New Music” posted on their Facebook page earlier this month, Moose Blood’s success

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