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Live Review: Super Furry Animals – The Leadmill – 26 April 2016

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Live Review: Cud – Sheffield, The Plug – 18.10.2015

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By Adam and Hazel Littlemore The sun was shining on Central park in Newcastle for the Central Park Festival. Opening up the festival with her lush vocals, Lizzie Esau and her band where the perfect act to start the afternoon off. With amazing guitar riffs and a sweet tone to the bass and drums, she …

Going to festivals and collecting the press accreditation is like childbirth – it’s best to forget how painful the process can be otherwise you’d never attend another festival again. So here I am in the sun-bleached fields at the back of Aulnoye-Aymeries railway station in Northern France wandering around aimlessly muttering “pardon, je suis Anglais” to …

By Adam Littlemore The Cluny was host to Kate Bond’s last gig before she moves to London to start her new career but tonight the amazing crowd in one of Newcastles finest music venues was ready to celebrate and enjoy Bonds music. The first band to kick the night off were Peevie Wonders who blew …

By Adam Littlemore My first time to Newcastle’s new venue The Lubber Fiend, and there is a promise of a great night with the crowd buzzing already. It’s always great to support local businesses like this in the music industry because venues like this are what bring music together. Opening band Trunk were the perfect …

The weekend of 22nd to 24th of July and the return of the highlight in Sheffield’s music calendar that is Tramlines at Hillsborough Park. The event promised to be spectacular and it did not disappoint, 35,000 people a day attended this year’s sold-out event which saw Sam Fender make his first ever headline appearance at …

Not so long ago, Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard was coming to us solely on video from his home studio. Remember the days when we were trying to keep each other sane from a distance? Gibbard spent over a year online, posting numerous solo performances and like many artists, provided us with some solace …

By Adam Littlemore Sunderland’s Summer Street festival returned with some fantastic artists performing and also bringing new cultures together. The first band to kick off the day was Labyrinthine Oceans, who opened up the festival with their dark music, driving guitar riffs, and bewitching vocals from the lead singer. The next act to perform was …

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 …

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 …