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Grant Nicholas - The Bodega, Nottingham - February 20th 2015 Live Review

Grant Nicholas - The Bodega, Nottingham - February 20th 2015 Live Review

While Grant Nicholas is known mainly as the lead singer of Feeder, it was clear from the beginning that this show would be a Feeder free zone. If, like me, you love Feeder and you...

Review posted on 2nd March 2015

Various Artists - Now That's What I Call Legends Album Review

Various Artists - Now That's What I Call Legends Album Review

'Now That's What I Call...' have finally jumped on the Christmas bandwagon by releasing a collection of compilations including 'Legends', '90s' and 'Party'. This one in question is one that is targeting the older generation,...

Review posted on 4th December 2014

Jamie T - Rock City Nottingham, November 2014 Live Review

Jamie T - Rock City Nottingham, November 2014 Live Review

While the majority of the time support acts at gigs are merely background music, sometimes there can be pleasant surprises. Tonight at Rock City it is one such occasion as there is an interesting prospect...

Review posted on 21st November 2014

Robert Plant - Lullaby and. The Ceaseless Roar Album Review

Robert Plant - Lullaby and. The Ceaseless Roar Album Review

'Lullaby and. The Ceaseless Roar' is Robert Plant's tenth solo project, which this time sees him bring in a few friends known to recent fans as The Sensational Space Shifters. His frequent experimentations are obvious...

Review posted on 12th November 2014

Eagulls - Nottingham Bodega Social 29th Oct 2014 Live Review

Eagulls - Nottingham Bodega Social 29th Oct 2014 Live Review

On a mild night in Nottingham, Eagulls took stage to a sold-out Bodega club and, looking around, it seemed like Eagulls had landed in this venue at the perfect time. This venue was bouncing when...

Review posted on 11th November 2014

The Coral - The Curse Of Love Album Review

The Coral - The Curse Of Love Album Review

Eight years is a long time in music and plenty of time for it to become dated, but that's not stopping The Coral from releasing their not-so-new album 'The Curse Of Love'. This "lost album"...

Review posted on 29th October 2014

April Towers - Arcadia Single Review

April Towers - Arcadia Single Review

Contrary to popular belief, it's not guitar music that's becoming extinct, it's good old electronic pop music. Nottingham duo April Towers are here to change that and bring this genre back to the forefront.Nottingham are...

Review posted on 29th October 2014

We Were Promised Jetpacks - Unravelling Album Review

We Were Promised Jetpacks - Unravelling Album Review

After endless touring, We Were Promised Jetpacks have finally got together, put some tracks down and given the fans what they want; third album 'Unravelling'. It's hard to believe that these guys came onto the...

Review posted on 1st October 2014

Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge Album Review

Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge Album Review

'Carry On The Grudge' is the long awaited third studio album from Jamie T and marks a more downbeat sound for the 28-year-old, who seems to have written the album from where he was at...

Review posted on 1st October 2014

Dolly Parton - Blue Smoke: The Best of Dolly Parton Album Review

Dolly Parton - Blue Smoke: The Best of Dolly Parton Album Review

Dolly Parton is an international treasure - and a rare breed, at that. She is a massive star with a down-to-earth side that people around the globe have warmed to. Dolly's latest album 'Blue...

Review posted on 19th September 2014

Taffy - Plus +++ Album Review

Taffy - Plus +++ Album Review

They may have said that Britpop has had its day, but Japanese quartet Taffy might have something to say about that with their perfect Britpop meets shoegaze ethic.After a successful visit across the shores to...

Review posted on 20th August 2014

Matt Cardle - Porcelain Album Review

Matt Cardle - Porcelain Album Review

Matt Cardle is one of the many names to come from the list of 'X Factor' winners after series seven, but it has been proven that winning 'X-Factor' doesn't mean that you will become a...

Review posted on 23rd December 2013

Splendour 2013 - Wollaton Park, Nottingham Preview

Splendour 2013 - Wollaton Park, Nottingham Preview

Splendour 2013, as festivals go, could be said to be a little wet behind the ears but in past years they have managed to get the likes of Blondie, Katie B, Dizzie Rascal and Feeder...

Review posted on 16th July 2013

Temples - Hare & Hound Birmingham June 2013 Live Review

Temples - Hare & Hound Birmingham June 2013 Live Review

A night in Birmingham normally ends up being a good night, even more so if you are down at the Hare and Hound for a gig. This pub is full to the rafters tonight with...

Review posted on 8th July 2013

Taffy - Lixiviate Album Review

Taffy - Lixiviate Album Review

Iris, Koichin, Asano and Ken make up Japanese quartet Taffy who are ready to explode onto the UK scene with London's very own record label AC30. The beauty about this is that you just know...

Review posted on 19th June 2013

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Rock City Nottingham April 2013 Live Review

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Rock City Nottingham April 2013 Live Review

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are one of those few bands that has been around for fifteen years now and have the welcoming toothache of trying to figure what songs to play and what songs to...

Review posted on 4th April 2013

Haiku Salut - Tricolore Album Review

Haiku Salut - Tricolore Album Review

Haiku Salut are a band who create music well outside of 'the box' and it's clear they share a love for most percussion instruments; Xylophones and keyboards which are probabaly older than the majority of...

Review posted on 27th March 2013

Exit Calm - The Rapture Single Review

Exit Calm - The Rapture Single Review

You would be forgiven in thinking that Exit Calm had split up since everything has gone quiet since the release of their truly intense and quality debut album. However, after touring it to death, the...

Review posted on 31st January 2013

The Smears - Dirty Protest

The Smears - Dirty Protest

Having heard the new album 'Dirty Protest', it seems a little bit tricky to come up with an introduction to this trio, however, here goes nothing.The Smears are a three-piece, all-female group (can't really say...

Review posted on 21st May 2012

Feeder - Live at Kasbah, Coventry

Feeder - Live at Kasbah, Coventry

We settle in a venue at the darkest depths that Coventry has to offer to see a band that started way back in 1991. That is an achievement in itself - this is a band...

Review posted on 7th February 2012

A Place To Bury Strangers - Onwards To The Wall

A Place To Bury Strangers - Onwards To The Wall

It is safe to say that A Place To Bury Strangers are more of a EP band. 'Onwards To The Wall' is their seventh EP to date. During the course of the bands existence, they...

Review posted on 26th January 2012

Feeder - Borders

Feeder - Borders

There are bands around that are like Ryan Giggs: they seem to have been around forever, like the Manic Street Preachers. Naturally Feeder - unlike the Manics, who have stated 'you wont hear from us...

Review posted on 23rd January 2012

We Were Promised Jetpacks - The Bodega, Nottingham

We Were Promised Jetpacks - The Bodega, Nottingham

Has it really been nearly two years since We Were Promised Jetpacks played in Nottingham? Blimey, they have been missed! Let's Buy Happiness from the depths of Newcastle acted as the support band for the...

Review posted on 21st December 2011

Various Artists - Northern Star Presents Revolution In Sound II

Various Artists - Northern Star Presents Revolution In Sound II

There is nothing like a mad, loud compilation to warm us all up through this cold winter that is ahead of us. Luckily, Northern Star Records return, bringing out their second Revolution In Sound compilation...

Review posted on 13th December 2011

Girls - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Girls - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

San Francisco outfit Girls have made the trip across the big blue to come and play their music in front us once again - the last time was upstairs at a pub in Birmingham. Now,...

Review posted on 13th December 2011

The Nova Saints - Newfoundland

The Nova Saints - Newfoundland

Don't you just love a bit of Wikipedia? After looking to do a bit of research the opening paragraph about them is "The Nova Saints (or Nova Saints) are a Bristol-based band whose musical style...

Review posted on 21st November 2011

Katherine Jenkins - Daydream

Katherine Jenkins - Daydream

Katherine Jenkins: the Welsh lady with a voice of an Angel, there is no doubt at all, but who also possesses a heart of a lion. She has fought against her former record label Universal...

Review posted on 2nd November 2011

The Horrors - Rock City, Nottingham

The Horrors - Rock City, Nottingham

On paper, The Horrors are flying. Their second album 'Primary Colors' was a total change in direction for the band but not in a way that they sold their souls and went all commercial. Instead,...

Review posted on 2nd November 2011

The Rifles - Freedom Run

The Rifles - Freedom Run

The Rifles return after a couple of years out and with their third studio album 'Freedom Run'; since their debut they have proven themselves to be consistent with their guitar pop output. The Rifles have...

Review posted on 4th October 2011

Seasick Steve - You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Seasick Steve - You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

There is a certain romance surrounding the story of Seasick Steve and when you see him in interviews you can see that he is generally happy to be there, a really nice bloke and that's...

Review posted on 4th July 2011

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