[NEWS] BESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INVADERS OF THE FUTURE STAGE LINE-UP

Bestival has announced another wave of artists for it’s 2016 event. The annual festival held on the Isle of Wight has released details of the artists and bands who will be performing on the Invaders Of The Future Stage. Spanish alternative rockers Hinds, industrial indie outfit Zibra and pink punk princess Girli head up theContinue reading “[NEWS] BESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INVADERS OF THE FUTURE STAGE LINE-UP”

[LIVE REVIEW] DIY PRESENTS: ‘HELLO 2016’ @ OLD BLUE LAST, LONDON – 12/01/2016

The bitter January weather is hugely contrasted with overwhelming waves of teenage body warmth as soon as you take your first step into the Old Blue Last. The bar is almost non–existent upstairs due to the tightly-crammed turn out and although a free gig, I suppose this is the price you pay. I swiftly orderContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] DIY PRESENTS: ‘HELLO 2016’ @ OLD BLUE LAST, LONDON – 12/01/2016”

[FEATURE] MERCURY PRIZE 2015 – WHAT WE THOUGHT + THE WINNER

The music industry waited with bated breath a few weeks ago as the shortlist was announced for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Traditionally the annual event’s purpose is to celebrate albums as a whole body of work while providing a snapshot of the year in music. This means the list is always typically diverse, andContinue reading “[FEATURE] MERCURY PRIZE 2015 – WHAT WE THOUGHT + THE WINNER”

[NEWS] SURPRISE RESULTS AS THE MERCURY PRIZE NOMINATIONS ARE REVEALED

Slaves, Wolf Alice, ESKA and Florence + The Machine are just a few of the 12 artists that have been nominated for this years Mercury Awards for Album of the Year. Young Fathers claimed the Mercury Prize last year for debut LP Dead. This year the bookies had announced Everything Everything to be the favourites toContinue reading “[NEWS] SURPRISE RESULTS AS THE MERCURY PRIZE NOMINATIONS ARE REVEALED”

[TRACK REVIEW] WOLF ALICE – STEAL MY GIRL (ONE DIRECTION COVER)

Here’s the thing: you’re under no obligation to like One Direction – what you can’t do is escape them. At this point you’ve probably heard Steal My Girl about 700 times. So you wonder what else could possibly be done with the track? The answer is give it to Wolf Alice and marvel at howContinue reading “[TRACK REVIEW] WOLF ALICE – STEAL MY GIRL (ONE DIRECTION COVER)”