Ride – Liverpool Academy

Ride Liverpool Academy

25 years to the day of the release of the seminal Nowhere, Ride assemble in Liverpool to make some ears bleed once more. Resident shoegazer James “Reverb” Wilkes reports.


Badly Drawn Boy – Nottingham Rescue Rooms

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.


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.