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The five members of the band Redolent

Edinburgh-based, experimental five-piece Redolent have released their debut EP make big money fast online now via Columbia Records. Redolent are fronted by brothers Danny and Robin Herbert, alongside drummer Andrew Turnbull, bassist Robbie White and Alice Hancock on live samplers. Their live set-up is unique with a cube shape created by scaffold poles holding a …

The Clockworks onstage at Mike the Pies in Ireland

Irish band The Clockworks are now based in London and have been on their first headline tour. The last two dates of their Irish leg saw them play Mike the Pies in Listowel and Róisín Dubh in Galway. Both gigs sold out with the latter having particular significance as it’s a hometown venue which they …

The two band members of MEMES looking at the camera

Glasgow’s Memes are having a good 2022. Finally getting to SXSW after last years disappointment plus two sets at The Great Escape they have now confirmed they will be supporting Madrid’s rock n’ roll duo The Parrots on their UK dates this month. Memes are racking up an impressive list of support slots including Joe …

Comedy comes in many shapes and sizes but occasionally there are mavericks who manage to create something so absurd that it’s brilliant. Britain has a proud history in this field. The forerunner was undoubtedly the peek into Spike Milligan’s mind afforded by The Goon Show in the 1950s. Monty Python and The Flying Circus followed. …

It was way back in June 2017 that our attention was grabbed by Brisbane songwriter Hatchie with her debut single ‘Try’, having just attracted a management deal and on the cusp of a global expansion. Now, only eight months later, Hatchie has been signed by highly respected Heavenly Recordings for UK/Europe and Double Double Whammy/Polyvinyl …

After stamping their authority on the British jazz scene, which appears to be as bright and as relevent as it has in a lonng time, some of the UK biggest talent are heading over to this years SXSW for arts organisation Jazz re:freshed showcase.Industry heavyweights including Don Was (Blue Note), Gennaro Castaldo (Director of Communications, …