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Sleaford Mods


Spare Ribs is one of Sleaford Mods’ strongest albums to date and serves as a reminder that they’re more unique, more interesting and more exciting than any of the groups that followed in their path

Nobody wants to be the new Joe Strummer, or Ian Curtis or Henry Rollins anymore, they all wanna be Gary Barlow. An endless stream of delusional chumps, born to sing, who just want to play stadiums every weekend (even Queen didn’t play stadiums every weekend). Play your cards right and you could be just like …

Myself and the Shoegaze Brigade touched down in Manchester early, ditched the vehicle for safe keeping and headed out of town. Our mission -which we had already chosen to accept – lead us to the Victoria Warehouse and a rendezvous with our newly accredited Cosmic Cadets. Our task, to get them through twelve and half hours …

Much has been written about Sleaford Mods; the non-musicality jibes, the faux-chav accusations, the lazy comparisons. Serendipity allowed me to sit in on the “An audience with…” in the AB’s adjoining bar a few hours before the show, and the strokes of misperception are bolder if anything from a non-UK perspective. The host began by …

Last time I saw Sleaford Mods it was in a much smaller venue and it was visceral as Jason Williamson stalked the stage like a caged animal spitting out his explicit lyrics laying bare the lives of Britain’s dispossessed. But something has been lost in this cavernous venue as all that pent up anger just …

We’re serial supporters of Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods here on Backseat Mafia, so its with some excitement that the band have released details of their third ‘proper’ album, Key Markets, out on July 10th via Harbinger Sound. As with the bands DIY aesthetic, they’ve involved themselves in everything, with the exception of the Steve Lippert …