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A quick chat with By The Rivers

What do you both do in the band?  Nile – I just do the P.R. and dish out the towels, I’m joking I sing, play guitar and do a bit of song writing. Brogan – I play bass and do...

/ 11th January 2017

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Birmingham’s Genting Arena

Many people consider the Red Hot Chili Peppers to be on a slight decline in their careers at the moment. Since the departure of legendary guitarist John Frusciante, and 2011’s I’m With You, which wasn’t necessarily a hit amongst …

/ 16th December 2016

20 Years of Placebo – Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena

  Placebo launched their ’20 Years of Placebo’ World Tour earlier this year, and they are jetting around the world for the biggest birthday party of their career. At their concert in Nottingham on the December 6, Brian Molko and...

/ 15th December 2016

Justice and Woman- A New Chapter

Collectively known as Justice, French electronic musicians, Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay have been laying relatively low since releasing their 2011 sophomore effort, Audio, Video, Disco. Widely known for 2007 anthem “D.A.N.C.E.”, the duo catapulted to international recognition …

/ 8th December 2016

Fickle Friends – Leicester’s The Scholar

Fickle Friends sound like they’ve sucked up the 80s through a red stripy straw and casually spewed its liquid glamour pop essence about the stage like Madonna’s garden sprinkler. The inspiring Thursday-night extravaganza held at the smaller room of the...

/ 29th November 2016

Ed Harcourt and Nathaniel Rateliff – Leicester’s De Montfort Hall

“If someone sang this song to me, I’d totally suck their d*ck”, so elegantly declared Missouri-born blues-fuser Nathaniel Rateliff in his Dad-jiving Thursday-night performance at the contradictorily-glamorous venue, De Montfort Hall. The smokey-voiced rocker raised the roof with his jamming...

/ 22nd November 2016

Upstairs Downstairs at The Shed: Review

Above: Felix Noisy quartet “The Surrealists” finished off an amazing night of local and national acts that performed. I attended “Upstairs Downstairs” at the Shed on Saturday; it was my first time in the venue, and I was quite impressed...

/ 10th November 2016

“Chase The Storm Away” The Simpletone’s new album Angel’s Share

I recall being in the car with my Dad earlier this year, the rain battering the motorway. It was a Tuesday I think, one of those days that seems kind of unimportant in the grand scheme of things. We were...

/ 9th November 2016

Leo Stannard – Leicester The Cookie

Leo Stannard’s Saturday gig at The Cookie was by all standards an undoubtedly great performance. The acoustic-loving Leicester-local took to the stage with a streak of light chords, to which the crowd quickly dropped their conversations and whipped out their...

/ 4th November 2016

Band of Skulls – Nottingham Rock City (Duo POV)

If Band of Skulls’ collective childhood dream was to simply become as badass and as rock’n’roll as humanly possible, I can wholeheartedly say that they have succeeded. On the 25th of October, Band of Skulls transformed Nottingham’s Rock City into...

/ 30th October 2016