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IT MUST’VE been pretty full-on cathartic and emotional to have been at the UK Government’s Covid-relaxation test gig in the green surrounds of Liverpool’s Sefton Park on the first Sunday in May. Real, actual, open-air live music. And on that bill was Wigan’s absolute cutest, The Lathums, who got to play a ten-song set to …

FRESH from the unveiling of their massive rescheduled tour, which includes some of the biggest venues they’ve yet commanded – and from the eerie monochrome visions of “Foolish Parley”, their last single drop from back in January – Wigan’s cute indie risers have taken it back home for their new single, “Oh My Love”, on …

WIGAN’S indiepop cuties The Lathums have announced their ‘rona-postponed, rescheduled British tour for the autumn – and it now includes a massive homecoming Lancashire show at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse. The tour has also been extended to 21 dates, with Glasgow Barrowlands and the capital’s Kentish Town Forum now added to the dates.  Their last …

BE SURE: if 2020 didn’t stop ’em, it’s pretty unlikely that whatever weird curveballs 2021 has to bowl at us, this year won’t trouble the rise of Wigan’s new favourite guitar pop sons, The Lathums. They’re ready and willing in the blocks, and the crack of the starting pistol for this year is the noir …

BACK in September we reported on Wigan’s indie chosen few, The Lathums, and the equal parts excellent and fun fundraising idea they’d got going in order to raise funds for their hometown football club, Wigan Athletic, and its community trust: they were gonna record a cover of Al Wilson’s legendary northern soul classic, “The Snake”; …

WIGAN’S current chosen indiepop few, The Lathums, have announced a return to live performance for the first time since their sold-out February tour when they play the historic Blackpool Tower, just up the M6 in coastal Lancs, with the show streaming in HD audio and video – for free – from 8pm British Summer Time next Wednesday, October 28th. The …

WIGAN’S THE Lathums? I mean, they’re sweet, thoughtful lads (see their recent, very neat plan to raise funds for beleaguered hometown football club by raffling off a one-only vinyl pressing of their cover of northern soul classic, “The Snake”- and there’s still time to enter the draw). But appearances can be deceptive; they’ve followed up …

WIGAN’S upcoming indie popsters The Lathums, who reached no.14 in the UK Album Chart in July with their yellow-vinyl compilation The Memories We Make, have decided to give something back to the town where they grew up. With hometown football club Wigan Athletic entering the troubled waters of administration – those glory days of beating …

ISLAND’S heart-on-the-sleeve Wigan indiepopsters The Lathums have announced a string of shows for April and May next year, taking in their biggest venues to date – including the historic Manchester Ritz. Tickets for the 13-date British run of dates go on sale at 10am this Friday, July 31st.  The full list of dates for the tour are …