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.
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.
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.
Leeds based four-piece Deadwall’s full length, DIY album shows every other post-demo age band how it should be done.
Manchester’s Wall Market Racketeers have always dreamed of playing some of their city’s iconic venues. On Tuesday May 26 2015, they got the chance to do just that. Singer Alex Coates issues gritty dispatches from their rise, along with some tips for all struggling UK indie bands.
14 bands playing across three stages for 10 hours in Manchester. Among them were local heroes, returning heroes, and antiheroes. We went to the 2015 Gigantic Indie All Dayer and we had a right bloody good time.
We listen to Cabinet of Millionaires eponymous release, mixing hard beats, strings, squelches and a soulful vocal to bring you the Tory era’s first new genre: Agit-House.
A new, Yorkshire based service wants musicians to help homeless people, by giving them a platform to promote their own work. We talked to the young entrepreneur behind “Tape UK”.