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.
FCK LDN is dedicated to digging into hidden corners of culture outside London, documenting the up and coming. Then someone like Neil Young comes to town; the eternal workman, clad in plaid and we roll over like obedient puppies. Hello, Mr. Soul – we don’t need to give you a reason. This is Neil Young.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Since 1992, Manchester’s The Roadhouse has played host to some of the city’s best clubnights and gigs. Come June, this legendary venue will close its doors for good. James Wilkes remembers the good times.
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.
As a reminder from the gods of music that sometimes everything isn’t completely awful, Rough Trade have opened a shop in Nottingham. We paid them a brief visit.