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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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An interview with ASHFIELDS

Abby Clarke/ June 20, 2018

A few hours before the last planned show of ASHFIELDS’ June tour, I joined them behind the scenes to discuss their latest single “We Don’t Talk”, their exciting festival line up this summer, and even more exciting plans past the summer. Firstly, as people may know, this June tour almost didn’t go ahead but the group put in a lot

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Mental Health in Music with Ollie Hayes

Abby Clarke/ May 19, 2018

As mental health awareness week comes to an end, I got the opportunity to talk to Ollie Hayes, singer, guitarist and song-writer for The Half Eight about his experiences with mental health and how it has impacted his music career. It has been reported that roughly 69% of musicians have felt depressed at some point yet only 30% of these

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AN EVENING WITH MATT MALTESE

Ben Standring/ April 22, 2018

London based singer-songwriter Matt Maltese has been heralded by many as being a voice for Britain’s disjointed generation. Aged just 21, he has spent the last two years crafting a brand which he has named “Brexit Pop,” – a carefully aligned mix of romanticism and cynicism amidst a backdrop of chaotic world affairs and complicated love scenarios. Ahead of the

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Interview with Tom Walker

Peter Mercer/ April 11, 2018

Image courtesy of APB PR I had the chance to catch up with Tom Walker mid way through his sold out UK tour to discuss touring with The Script, writing with Steve Mac, ACDC and his upcoming album. Hows the tour going so far? Yeah super man, its been great so far. Every show’s just been wicked and although I

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Interview with Fizzy Blood

Luke Barnard/ February 19, 2018

After a great 2017 featuring the release of their second EP Summer of Luv, the five-man Alternative Rock band known as Fizzy Blood are back on the road touring. We were lucky enough to sit down with them while they are supporting Spring King at The Bodega to discuss their history, their influences and what are their plans going forward.

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Interview with Husky Loops

Lok Yee Liu/ January 1, 2018

Husky Loops are about to set off on their first UK tour. We had a chat with Danio from the band and got to know them ahead of it. How did the band/ you form? We formed in London 2/3 years ago, we’re all from the same place (Bologna) and we decided to start a band together in London. Pretty

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Interview with The RPMs

Lok Yee Liu/ November 29, 2017

Straight off the back of a string of summer gigs and festivals up and down the country, The RPMs are back and all revved up with a chunkier and funkier sound than before. They have announced a new batch of Autumn and Winter dates in support of their forthcoming single recorded with Gethin Pearson, a talented and creative producer, mixer

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INTRODUCING: Hoodwinker for UNICEF x The Mic Live

Lok Yee Liu/ November 20, 2017

We met up with new band, Hoodwinker for a chat ahead of the UNICEF x The Mic Live gig on the 30th November! Firstly, what are your roles in the band? So we have Will who sings and plays guitar, Sam who is on drums, Lukas who plays bass  and Harry who plays guitar and does backing vocals. This is our first

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