BOOMTOWN FAIR – REVIEW

Occupying the space between the social utopia of a festival and the aesthetics of a dystopian future, between the debauchery and spontaneity of a freeparty and the measured creativity of an arts show; Boomtown fair is a singular and unforgettable experience. The purpose built but transient city, complete with swanky uptown districts and downtown ghettos, … Continue reading

DUB PISTOLS INTERVIEW – BARRY ASHWORTH TALKS ORIGINS, COLLABORATIONS & WHY HE LOVES BEATHERDER FESTIVAL

The Dub Pistols have spent the past seventeen years rocking audiences around the globe with their big beat, dub-wise sound. Morphing from a Happy Monday’s era band into a studio only duo and then back into a band once more, whilst collaborating with everyone from Horace Andy to Busta Rhymes and furnishing movies including ‘Y … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: FRIENDS

Rolling through elements of indie-pop, funk and disco, hotly tipped band, Friends, today release an album that boasts confidence to captivate any listener. For the last year they’ve been that band you might stumble across on blogs and magazines thanks to the impressive single releases of ‘I’m His Girl’ and ‘Friend Crush’. With so many … Continue reading

REVIEW: 2:54 – Leeds Cockpit – 4/5

With only two single releases under their belts, tonight felt like an audition for London based sisters to prove themselves as a band to remember for the future.  Having played as the strong support act for the likes of The Maccabees, Wild Beasts and Warpaint previously, tonight the band fly the indie rock flag on … Continue reading

SINGLE OF THE WEEK – 11/04/2012

Band on the rise  2:54 have released their eagerly awaited new single “You’re Early”. The video was directed by the talented Jeppe Kolstrup. The band are currently touring a string of dates in the UK. You can catch them at the following: 12/04 – The Forum, Tumbridge Wells. 13/04 – The Shipping Forecast, Liverpool. 14 … Continue reading