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Album Review: Impulsive Hearts – Cry All The Time

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Track: Requin – ‘Rules That Won’t Be Broken’

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EP: Margot – Margotzeko

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If you don’t know what I’m talking about by now then, quite frankly, you haven’t been paying attention. Screaming Maldini are a progressive pop group from Sheffield that specialise in bright, happy music with intelligent lyrics and delightful melodies. They’ve vowed to gift fans with a free single every month for 2014 and tease them …

For the best part of twenty years he was one half of Everything But The Girl, he then spent another ten years exploring the world as a DJ whilst running his own record label Buzzin’ Fly. In April this year he returned to his roots and set about re-creating the singer/songwriter success with the release …

You might recognise the name. Former Boo Radley and BraveCaptain Martin Carr has never really stopped writing brilliant songs, its just that now he’s doing it under his own name. He’s releasing a new single, The Santa Fe Skyway on September 1st, ahead of a new album The Breaks, which follows on September 29th, both …

Named after a local park, the High Hazels have set about to make Sheffield proud, releasing rich, golden songs that’ll fill your head and melt your heart. I first saw these boys at Tramlines 2013, lost in Weston Park, with only the melodic notes of the High Hazels to guide my way. Since then I’ve seen this …

Do you remember The Heartbreaks? These four boys from Morecambe have been quiet in recent months, performing infrequent shows in London and Manchester but staying under the radar for quite some time. It was not their intention to stay so quiet – their second album was recorded over a year ago but it’s their label …

With the release of their third album only a day before, Sheffield heroes The Crookes immediately set out on a mammoth 6 week tour intending to showcase Soapbox across the UK and Europe. For the UK length of the trip, The Crookes are joined by High Hazels, another young Sheffield band that show serious promise with …

Over the past few years I’ve been introduced to a lot of bands; I’ve witnessed the release of new singles, the creation of new music videos, and travelled hundreds of miles to see talented musicians play some incredible live sets. In all that time, only a few bands have stuck with me, and The Crookes …

There were some musical highlights in 1993 – In Utero, Nirvana’s brilliant follow-up to Nevermind, Songs of Faith and Devotion showed Depeche Mode could continue to grow, and there, hidden away in that years Mercury Music Prize nominations, alongside Stereo MC’s Connected, PJ HArveys Rid of Me, and the eventual winner – Suede’s self titled …

Recently named as “Sheffield heroes”, The Crookes have once again proved their status and released a music video to Holy Innocents, the fifth track on the much anticipated Soapbox, the boys’ third studio album. The video was exclusively released yesterday to impatient fans as it was sent directly to their email inboxes. The rest of the …

Marking the midpoint in a 14-date tour, the Little Comets came to Sheffield to show the locals how to party. Catfish and the Bottlemen proved to be a great supporting act, working the crowd until everyone could feel the music in their hearts and in their breath. Wednesday nights are difficult to work with in …