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Live Review: Red Fang – O2 Birmingham Institute

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One of the best and most enduring indie bands out of the UK, The Charlatans have released some of the most epic albums over thirty years that has seen tragedy and triumph, while consistently producing an immense quality of material including songs such as ‘The Only One I Know’, ‘Jesus Hairdo’, ‘Sproston Green’, ‘Then’, ‘Weirdo’, …

The appropriately named Sunnyboys – the band that possibly did more to bring indie guitar music in a power pop guise into the mainstream in the eighties in Australia than other band – have announced an Australia wide tour. They will be supported by the venerable Even in Sydney and Melbourne while former Screaming Tribesman …

UK outfit The Girl With The Replaceable Head released a delicious album last year entitled ‘Love’s Lost Lovers Lost’ – a shimmering collection of delicate indie pop songs including a simmering cover of The Saints’ classic ‘(I’m ) Stranded’. The album features the legendary Lindy Morrison (The Go-Betweens and Cleopatra Wong) on drums, and the …

Adelaide band the The Hard Aches have returned to the fray with the release of an anthemic single ‘Party Ghost’: a solid pulsating track that features backing vocals from Cahli Blakers of Teenage Joans. ‘Party Ghost’ is built on a solid foundation of thundering guitars and urgent vocals, laced with a delicate poignancy. Ben David …

Last year’s self-titled EP by the dream collaboration that is Mess Esque was a stunning release last year: we said it was an ethereal, gentle delight: yearning brittle and delicate vocals that glide over subtle but barely restrained instrumentation that adds a gold filigree to a barbed wire brush. It has the raw and visceral …

UK rap phenomenon, Stormzy, has has announced that he will bring his ‘Heavy Is The Head’ (H.I.T.H) World Tour to Australia and New Zealand in November/December 2022, through Handsome Tours, Astral People, and triple j. Kicking off this November, Stormzy will perform his biggest Australian shows to date in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide, …

The legendary Sigur Rós have announced they will be extending their 2022 world tour to Australia and New Zealand, gracing antipodean shores for the first time after five long years. The Icelandic band are set to play shows in Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne and will come armed with new music, along with material from …

Hailing from the world centre of music creativity, Dunedin in the South Island of New Zealand, Mild Orange have built a world reputation with their brand of exquisitely dreamy pop (but don’t mention shoegaze). Here at the antipodean offices of Backseat Mafia, the band has caught our attention over the last 12 months with a …

The magnificent The Church have announced the resumption of normal services with the announcement of new dates for a US tour. Originally set to celebrate 40 years of music in 2020 and inevitably postponed due to – well, you know what – the band has set new dates on the brink of the release of …

The magnificent Fontaines D.C. have announced their third album, ‘Skinty Fia’, to be released on 22 April 2022 on Partisan Records. After the double pleasures of ‘Doggerel’ and ‘A Hero’s Death’ released within one year of each other back in 2020, 2021 was a relatively quiet period for the Dublin band in terms of releases. …