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Lagwagon Mini UK Tour – UK Tour Off

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Mike Tafoya Returns With New Music & Video

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EP: The delicately beautiful ‘Creatures of Habit’ from Brisbane artist Aren’t is an exquisite triumph. Plus news of launch date.

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For a young band on the first steps of their career, there can be nothing better than receiving accolades and support from those that have ‘made it’. Take The Tweens for instance. On the recommendation of Cincinnati record shop owner, Jim Blaze (Shake It Records), none other than Kim Deal booked them for a gig …

Since we last wrote about Broken Hands it’s all been going a little bit crazy. A few weeks back their single, ‘No One Left To Meet’, started getting loads of airplay on BBC Radio 1 via their Introducing Playlist. Championed by the likes of Fearne Cotton, Greg James, Scott Mills, and Huw Stevens, it must …

Scottish songsmith Roddy Frame is back in the album business, with a new LP set for release in May.  Three records on from Aztec Camera’s last, Frestonia in 1995, “Seven Dials” marks Frame’s first foray since 2006’s “Western Skies”. Named after the Covent Garden junction in London (it’s swanky – and fun to watch tourists …

Formed out of the ashes of Pela, and named after the month where the bands main protagonists Billy McCarthy and Eric Sanderson were born, Augustines have returned. Their first, brilliant, album Rise Ye Sunken Ships was coloured with the experience of the tragic death of McCarthy’s brother James. Things were made more difficult by a …

London-based blues rockers The Temperance Movement are off on tour. Nothing new there, they played over a hundred gigs last year, and have already built a reputation for their live show here in e UK especially. This time though, the boys are off to peddle their considerable wares around the concert Halls of Europe first, …

Reverend And The Makers, one of the more commercially successful bands to come out of Sheffield, release their fourth album ‘Thirty Two’ via Cooking Vinyl Records on 24th of February. The follow up to 2012’s ‘@ReverendMakers’, for ‘Thirty Two’ the band have had a bit of a guiding hand from with Youth (Primal Scream, Depeche …

This year marks  30 years since Lloyd Cole and The Commotions released their debut album, ‘Rattlesnakes’. Name checking Norman Mailer, Eva Marie Saint, and Simone De Beauvoir it oozed style, and provided a defining moment in the indie folk/rock scene prevalent at the time. The Commotions went on to release two further albums before they …

Oh, we’re getting a shiver of excitement about Surrey’s new rock heroes Arcane Roots. Not just because they’ve announced a whole host of new tour dates across both the UK and Europe,  but because they’re in serious danger of exploding into being one of the biggest rock bands in the country. Their album, Blood & …

I have this pair of trainers (or sneakers for our American readers) the I’ve had them for years. The reason I can’t bear to let them go, is that firstly I love the style of them, they’re comfortable and they’ve never let me down. Because I associate them with so many memories, I can’t ever …

They’ve provided support for Echo & The Bunnymen, had their cover version of Chris Isaac’s ‘Wicked Game’ adopted by the BBC ,  been re-mixed by top psych band Toy, received critical acclaim and support from Radio 1, 6 Music and XFM, and all within 18 months of forming. Warwickshire duo, Coves are certainly making all …