Rixe fans dominate a gig nominally headlined by Eagulls, and we were there in the middle of the Tasmanian devil whirlwind that passes for a mosh pit at the Temple of Boom.
Live at Leeds – the “metropolitan festival” – is back on Saturday 29th April – and venues across the city will be hosting loads of bands and solo acts. The line-up has been announced and we pick out the gigs you can’t miss.
Bass legend Mike Watt talks to FCK LDN about Iggy and the Stooges, Minutemen and his new band Cuz as he embarks on a tour across the UK.
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.
Earlier this month, Vice offshoot Noisey ran a series of features about music “scenes outside the capital” called “Fuck London”. Hang on, that’s our name… This is our last word on the matter.
Vice offshoot Noisey has come up with a very original idea. It’s a series of stories about music scenes and culture outside the capital. But that name sounds familiar…
They’re calling it Fuck London. And we’re a bit upset.
Yes, the Tories have a majority, the first they’ve had for 18 years. But it’s a poor one. Stuart Davies thinks this could all be over before we know it.
As every site in the world compiles its “Best of 2014” lists, Ben Jeffrey thinks back to a more innocent time, and wonders where it all went wrong.
It’s rare that a band so new leaps out so fully formed as Relics. They played their first show just under a year ago and yet, still covered in gore and trailing their umbilical cord, here they are dumping Beast Market on us, an EP of singular surety.