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Live Review: Moncrieff / The Quiet Man – Academy, Dublin 23.04.2022

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Live Review: Ride – O2 Ritz, Manchester 28.04.2022

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Live review: Squid, Falmouth, May 18th: who finer to bring us back to the live experience?

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A consecutive night for me at Halifax’s The Piece Hall, this time featuring the enigmatic Paloma Faith supported by Jack Kane. This venue will never lose its appeal for me – it’s my hometown so will always have a special place in my heart, but for anyone who hasn’t managed to attend a live music …

Photos by Olivia Kenny The Libertines commence celebrations for the 20th anniversary of their era-defining debut album Up The Bracket with four headline shows, the first of which took place tonight at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl. Up The Bracket was produced by Mick Jones of The Clash and took listeners then, and now, on a journey …

On the 1st of July 2022 Dublin indie band The Coronas played in Trinity College Dublin as part of the Trinity Summer Series originally scheduled for way back in 2020. The band is made up of Danny O’Reilly (vocals, keys, guitar), Graham Knox (bass) and Conor Egan (drums). The 3 permanent members of the band …

Tonight sees Tom Grennan perform at The Piece Hall, the iconic 18th century former cloth mill in Halifax, and what a beautiful backdrop it is for the venues aptly named Summer of Music in collaboration with Cuffe and Taylor. Starting the night off is support act The Ramona Flowers, a Bristol based band who are well …

By Adam Littlemore Blues Rockers Thieves of liberty held their first EP ‘Back Again‘ launch at the Independent bringing another two bands along to entertain the crowd. The first band of the night to perform were Kulpa who gave it their all with fuzzy bass and rock riffs from both the guitarist as the crowd …

By Tom Marshall Having graced the music world with their newest single ‘Angel’, the Swedish duo play their first UK show in three years, the stage of Halifax’s Piece Hall, a truly impeccable venue I might add having been my first ever visit. The scene was set, the atmosphere was that of a festival: long …

The monster that is Hella Mega Tour descended on the sleepy suburb of Rathfarnham just outside Dublin city centre. Thousand of music fans attended to see four acts, those being Amyl and the Sniffers / Weezer / Fall Out Boy and Green Day. It had originally been announced on September 10, 2019 and included dates …

By Ian Campbell It was 2017 when I last saw Mannequin Pussy. The world has changed radically since then and after a string of how can things get any worse events, the US supreme court decision on abortion has left the majority of us speechless, distraught and angry. Mannequin Pussy vented this anger in a …

Indie darlings, Camp Cope returned to Hobart for the first time in 4 years to deliver a masterful set of their “power emo”. Playing to a capacity audience at The Republic Bar, the now four-piece band belted out a strong, and popular selection of their songs from their self-titled debut LP, through their highly-regarded sophomore …

With an early start of 20:15, Rammstein give us the very definition of “starting with a bang”, interrupting the 40,000 strong crowd as everyone ducks and turns to the crowd to see what is going on. As the realisation of what’s about to happen is setting in, the pyrotechnics continue and this group of gig-goers …