Badly Drawn Boy – Nottingham Rescue Rooms - To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Badly Drawn Boy is playing his 2000 debut, The Hour of Bewilderbeast, in its entirety. Kicking off his tour in Nottingham, the only person more overwhelmed than our reviewer was Badly Drawn Boy himself.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Nottingham Rock City - Brooding garage psyche ne'erdowells Black Rebel Motorcycle Club play at excessive volumes to a heaving congregation of the devoted. We love them and they love us. So tonight, let us spread our love like a fever.
Ezra Furman: Free Radical - Ezra Furman's about to embark on the first UK leg of a European tour, we met up with the indie blues energy ball at the Lancaster Library last year - and kept him in a room long enough to ask about his life as a 21st Century troubadour.
The Playlist – Celebrating The UK’s Sludge Doom Psych Horror Underground - Jamie Jones picks 10 of the best stoner doom sludge psych bands from the UK underground. BEWARE.
A Long Strange Trip – How Glastonbury Honours the Spirit of the Dead - Jerry Garcia probably never visited Glastonbury, but the festival still acts as a perfect embodiment of everything he stood for, while also providing anyone with a thirst for adventure a perfect opportunity to sample, if just for one weekend a year, a more unhinged way of life.
Reginald D Hunter – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall - On his 2015 UK tour, Reginal D Hunter remains one of the most engaging comedians currently operating, but some unreconstructed opinions lead to an overall air of disappointment. Read our review.
The Heavy Jets: Common Mantra – Review - In their third year, the Jets already have one EP behind them and a couple of Battle of the Bands wins in their back pocket. Now they’re getting ready to graduate. We review their new set.
Deadwall: Bukimi no Tami – Review - Leeds based four-piece Deadwall's full length, DIY album shows every other post-demo age band how it should be done.