Recently named as NME’s top 100 essential new artists for 2019, FEET are one of the bands to look out for this year. The Coventry made band signed to YALA records, also known for signing other indie bands such as The Magic Gang and Yak, in 2017, the label that was launched by Felix White of The Maccabees. The boys
Any avid members of the punk music community will be aware of the sensational energy of American band, SWMRS. Following their recently released album, Berkley’s On Fire, the band have exploded back onto the live music scene with their second world tour - hitting the Birmingham O2 Institute on Monday night. SWMRS were accompanied by Liverpool’s own Zuzu and brought Destroy Boys with them from across the pond.
As we approach Record Store Day on Saturday April 13, it seems appropriate to look back on another key national celebration of grassroots music, Independent Venue Week, and a gig which took place in Coventry last month as part of the celebrations.
Any avid music fan will know that 2018 was a busy year for the medium and for a band sitting in the reasonably niche genre of synth-pop, it was great to see CHVRCHES’ album “Love Is Dead” stand out. The album leaned more towards pop than their past releases and, despite mixed reviews because of this, it’s done the band
The first two edition of our creative social, Fresh, have been such a blast that we have now booked up the same venue for edition 3, 4, 5 and 6. Fresh brings together the like-minded, helps connect people and drive collaborations. We want everyone to feel proud of the community they are helping to build and to collectively work together
Enter Shikari always brings back memories of teenage years when lads squeezed into girls jeans to tight to possibly imagine these days when baggy is back and hair which had been hit with more chemicals than a Wetherspoon toilet after a Saturday night. It’s great to see how this band has grown and stayed relevant when others from the same
When I first got word of Bastille’s ‘intimiate’ EU tour, I was somewhat surprised. After collaborations with EDM superstars Marshmello, Craig David & Seeb alongside a mixtape that infused their style of rock with hints of electronica, I thought of myself dancing to these tunes in a stadium surrounded by a flurry of lights. However, as Dan and his merry
As part of our Creators of Tomorrow series we caught up with musician, Elisha Esquivel, and discovered how her move to Coventry at the age of 16 developed her personal and professional outlook, how a Kickstarter campaign allowed her to launch her From the Ground Up EP and what 2019 holds.
The 1975 have risen through the UK music scene with the speed of light, creating a devoted and much loved fan base that seem to go completely weak at the knees for the group and the emotionally driven lyrics that embrace them. The 1975 been on a all out UK tour shattering expectations and proving their worth when it comes
We were super chuffed to hear about the launch of a new record store in the heart of Birmingham's creative zone, Digbeth. This independent mecca for music lovers and vinyl admirers, so we jumped on the train and headed down to shoot the night. Enjoy!