Tag Archives: rock

Acoustic Rooms Weekly- Birthday Special 04/03/19

Abby Clarke/ March 5, 2019

Last night was a special Acoustic Rooms celebration evening marking the 10th birthday of the acoustic night which has featured thousands of artists since it began ten years ago. The night promised free cake alongside the usual happy hour bar prices and some extra special acts to truly highlight the talent we have on the current Nottingham music scene. The

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Kaiser Chiefs @Rock City 13/02/2019

Alex Ollier/ February 17, 2019

With a discography spanning almost two decades, the Kaiser Chiefs have become loved by Generation Y, Millennials and Generation Z alike. Some of their best-known songs include “I Predict a Riot”, “Ruby” and “Oh My God”. With a prospective album releasing early 2019, they have gone on their first UK tour since 2017, stopping at Nottingham’s Rock City.  The crowd inside the

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Don Broco @Motorpoint Arena 08/02/2019

Alana McKenna/ February 10, 2019

As part of their UK tour, Bedfordshire rock band Don Broco headed to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, which proved to be an unforgettable night of quality entertainment and music. Broco’s setlist was on point, including songs from all of their albums, which provided a range of different kinds of music, crossing over between indie, rock, pop, and even interwoven elements of

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Shadows Like Strangers sell out The Angel in Nottingham for album launch

Abby Clarke/ February 9, 2019

Last night saw the album launch show for Shadows Like Strangers’ debut album Cali. They managed to sell out The Angel in Nottingham with support from Cut the Heroics and Jetlines, whilst also raising money for GRL PWR- a charity in aid of ovarian cancer. I had never attended a gig in The Angel before and the venue itself was

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Preview: Peter Hook and the Light@ Rock City 07/02/2019

Alex Barston/ February 1, 2019

British Rock royalty will be swinging into Nottingham next Thursday as former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook brings his solo band, Peter Hook & the Light to Rock City. As part of their wider tour, the band will be playing the New Order albums ‘Technique’ and ‘Republic’ in full as well as an opening set of Joy

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In conversation with Haggard Cat at Beat The Streets

Sean Hubbard/ January 30, 2019

Sean went down to Beat The Streets on Sunday and got a chance to have a chat with rock band Haggard Cat before their set, here’s how it went: Favourite venues in Nottingham? We absolutely love JT Soar and Chameleon, but we’re lucky to have all these independent venues like Rock City and Rescue Rooms rather than a faceless O2

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Beat The Streets 2019

Abby Clarke/ January 29, 2019

Beat the Streets is a fantastic one-day music festival spread out around some of Nottingham’s historic music venues, with great acts on the line up and extra bits and pieces going on throughout the day all to help raise money to fight homelessness. This year was set to be another fun-filled day with some talented musicians playing from one in

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Drenge- Strange Creatures Preview/Review

Tom Evans/ January 25, 2019

Drenge’s 3rd studio album, Strange Creatures, due for release on the 22nd February is a thoroughly rambunctious affair characterised by loud, clunky guitars and an intelligent lyrical wit. It’s a record which demands your attention with a smorgasbord of sounds for your earholes: there’s the glitchy, ‘80’s-disco-gone-wrong’ bass-lines, the purgative guitar solos and vocalist Eoin loveless’ unforgiving Derbyshire twang to

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CALI Review- Debut album from Shadows Like Strangers released February 1st

Abby Clarke/ January 25, 2019

The Mic got an exclusive listen to Shadows Like Stranger’s debut album ‘CALI’ which is due to be released on February 1st, after nearly four years in the making. Shadows Like Strangers themselves are still less than a year old but the four-piece pop-punk group from Nottingham have had a successful time, ending last year supporting Lacey at Nottingham’s Rock

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Album Review: Muse-Simulation Theory

Alex Ollier/ December 11, 2018

With the release of ‘Simulation Theory’, Muse brings their highly-anticipated eighth studio album. Muse was formed by Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard in 1994, in Devon. After producing a highly critically-acclaimed discography, they have managed to build themselves a continuously growing fanbase, spanning the world. Over the years they have won many awards, including two Grammy awards for

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