Film Review: The last King (Birkebeinerne; Norway)

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Live Review: Judas Priest, Wolverhampton 26.11.15

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Track: Pusha T – Untouchable

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By Claire Hodgkins After several rescheduled dates, it’s safe to say fans were all fired up for a night at the 02 Institute with local rockers, Stone Broken. Opening the show were five piece Barnstaple based band, The Fallen State. Playing to a packed out venue, the band wasted no time in ensuring the crowd …

By Adam Littlemore ‘What amazing night it has turned out so much excitement and atmosphere at the Cluny. Jake Whiskin open up the night with his amazing solo acoustic set with beautiful melodies and emotional raw tones to his voice capturing the crowd. My favourite song he performed was Electric I could really feel the …

By Kate Lawlor Opening the first show of their European tour, Canadian Indie band Peach Pit have undeniably set the bar for what promises to be one of their most memorable tours. Hosted in Vicar Street, a departure from their last performance in the Grand Social, Peach Pit have moved from strength to strength, as …

By Hazel Littlemore It was my first time seeing wax heart sodality and as the show began with the lights down low the lead singer took the stage wearing a mask and a headscarf.  The lights came up and the act began and he slowly removed his mask through the act to reveal who he was. I …

By Adam Littlemore Misery as they first open up the night with their amazing music spinning Lo-fi romantic songs in their live performance with their ambient atmosphere sounds. This was the third time Mt. Misery have played at the Independent, and they are one of my favourite bands. I missed their set when they performed …

By Ian Allcock Samantha Durnan at Ku First up for me, in my day of jogging around the venues in town for Stockton Calling on Saturday, was the Samantha Durnan Band, including Steph Hooton and Louise Radford at KU Stockton. A great set in an excellent venue Elizabeth Liddle at The Vault I settled down …

After exploring the roaring, primal sounds of music at the beginning of music with their first single fo 2022 I Was Born On An Island, Bishopskin are back with something decidedly more mellow and laid-back with this Lean Closer, introduced by a snippet of something closely resembling a Baroque clavichord and developing into a track …

Sabrina Lawrie

The Exploding Boys present The Cure: Head on the Door was an emotional journey back to the 80s with every song on the legendary 1985 album shared between 3 vocalists. In-between album tracks were classic singles from other Cure albums such as A Forest, Boys Don’t Cry, and Just Like Heaven. Brisbane goths and indie-pop …

By Cath Dupuy Nilüfer Yanya played her last show of her UK tour at the historic Electric Brixton, London to a packed, rapturous audience. Following on from her acclaimed first album ‘Miss Universe’ on ATO Records in 2019, she was promoting her second album ‘Painless’ just released last week, again to highly impressive reviews from …