Tag Archives: new album

Interview with Beans on Toast

Cameron Chadwick/ December 3, 2018

Indie folk champion Jay ‘Beans on Toast’ released his 10th studio album ‘A Bird in the Hand’ on the 1st December (an annual birthday tradition). A sweet and honest record about family, growing up and the bright side of life, you can read my thoughts on it here. This year, he marks the occasion this year with a performance of

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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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Interview with Clean Cut Kid

Bethan Fletcher/ November 27, 2018

I sat down with Clean Cut Kid (minus Mike due to a sore throat, so being on vocal rest!) ahead of their sold-out show at the Bodega to chat about going independent and taking complete creative control over their new music. So you’ve just started the UK tour, how’s it going so far? Absolutely amazing. It’s been a year since we

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Album Review: Beans on Toast- A Bird in the Hand

Cameron Chadwick/ November 12, 2018

While the classic Beans on Toast formula is alive and well on ‘A Bird in the Hand,’ indie folk stalwart Jay McAllister’s latest record is at its best when it trades his trademark political jibes for honest confessionals. A stalwart of the British indie folk scene, Jay ‘Beans on Toast’ made his name from delivering brutally direct political statements (see:

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Barns Courtney@ The Maze 06/11/2018 + Interview

Bethan Fletcher/ November 7, 2018

Still jet-lagged, but fueled by ample amounts of coffee, I sat down with Barns Courtney ahead of his sold-out gig at The Maze. So, you’ve just finished touring with the Wombats over in America, how was that? Oh man it was a lot of fun, the dates were really solid, one after another. I always really love playing support gigs,

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Interview with Bad Sounds

Arthur Joustra/ November 7, 2018

Arthur: It’s great to meet you, How’s the tour going so far? Callum: It’s been great, hands down the best tour we’ve ever done, I think mainly because we’re touring with our friends; Indoor Pets and Dylan Cartilage- bands that we genuinely like. It’s just been really fun and all the audiences have been really up for it. Emily: On

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Fatherson @ Rock City 08/10/2018 +Interview!

Bethan Fletcher/ October 15, 2018

Scottish alt rock band Fatherson have toured with bands such as Biffy Clyro, Panic! At the Disco and Interpol. Only three weeks after the release of their third album ‘Sum of All Your Parts”, I caught up with them for a quick chat about becoming celebrity chefs, being prophesied sons, and everything in between. I walked into the dressing room

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Interview with Black Honey

Ben Standring/ October 12, 2018

Four years since indie-rockers Black Honey first entered our world, The Mic joins the Brighton band shooting for the stars to discuss their self-titled debut record, life on the road and what the future holds for a band with one of rock’s most enigmatic frontwomen. “It’s been awesome, we’re quite overwhelmed,” states Izzy B Phillips (vocals and guitar) when questioned

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Album Review: Black Peaks-All That Divides

Sean Hubbard/ October 3, 2018

Black Peaks’ excellent follow up to their exquisite 2016 debut ‘Statues’ had high expectations from its announcement with lead single “Can’t Sleep”, which serves as the album opener. This track demonstrates the evolution of the band’s sound and sets the tone for the rest of the record, with all their individual parts melding together as a whole led by Will

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Interview with Three Days Grace

Andre Arrache/ October 3, 2018

Andre chatted to Three Days Grace guitarist Barry before the band’s show at Rock City on Tuesday night. This is your second date in the tour, are you excited? Yeah! It’s gonna be a long one! “Infra-Red” was your 14th song to go on #1 this past month, I think that’s a record, isn’t it? We beat Van Halen, yeah!

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