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Non Canon @ OneFest and Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings – 15/05/17.

Stemming from the work of Oxygen Thief, Non Canon is a side-project with a different outlook to its origin. Barry Dolan – the man behind both OT and NC - presents honesty and unbeatable originality. Non Canon showcases lyrics spoken over simple acoustic tunes which creates beautiful, heart-wrenching, and thought-provoking music.  throughout the self-titled album. The… Continue reading Non Canon @ OneFest and Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings – 15/05/17.

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Beans on Toast @ OneFest and Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings – 14/05/17.

Beans on Toast is going to save the world... Maybe. "Fucking aye" exclaims Beans on Toast (AKA Jay McAllister) as he reminisces about the Sensible Sundays that were once held in his own pub, Nambucca ...before it burnt down. However, Beans on Toast still carries on its legacy as partway through his set, he performs… Continue reading Beans on Toast @ OneFest and Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings – 14/05/17.

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Sleep is for the Week: What it Means to Frank Turner, the Fans, and Lost Evenings.

Sleep is for the Week was the first album released after the demise of Frank Turner's band, Million Dead. It was recorded in the home of Tarrant Anderson whom is now the bass player in Turner's band, The Sleeping Souls. To Frank, it’s “an experiment.” In an interview with Team Rock, Turner reveals the album was… Continue reading Sleep is for the Week: What it Means to Frank Turner, the Fans, and Lost Evenings.

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New Pagans @ OneFest and Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings – 12/05/17.

A collaboration of female-fronted elegance, and relaxed rock. This is New Pagans’ third ever show, and first in the country’s Capital. Lyndsey McDougall, the band's lead singer, is wrapped in something of sentiment as an attempt to keep the nerves at bay. The quadruplet from Belfast have attitude, showcasing moodiness throughout. Their set is nonetheless… Continue reading New Pagans @ OneFest and Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings – 12/05/17.

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Introducing: M O S E S (Moses)

The band describe themselves as a “'rock'n’roll four-piece” on SoundCloud where their music is consumed by an audience of 190 followers. Greater success has been seen over on the streaming application of Spotify with the band accumulating over 1,000 monthly listeners, and a following of just over 200 people. There’s no doubt that the band’s… Continue reading Introducing: M O S E S (Moses)

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Tyler, The Creator – A Brief History, and If There’s New Music in the Making.

Tyler was born in California, a location significant to the word of hip-hop. Tyler has always been creative – he would rework his favourite albums into how he envisioned them at a young age. Alongside this, his want to excel musically has always been present with Tyler teaching himself how to play the piano at… Continue reading Tyler, The Creator – A Brief History, and If There’s New Music in the Making.

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Paramore release Hard Times, and more. 

A festival feel, with a splash of cartoon chaos - instantly reminding me of Crash Bandicoot. This track forces tropical vibes to meet rock. And Hayley Williams' sweet yet soulfully powerful vocals add to this quirky fun bop which speaks of "hard times" ....what else would you expect from Paramore? This release is more theatrical,… Continue reading Paramore release Hard Times, and more. 

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What is Happening in Katy Perry’s Latest Video for ‘Chained To The Rhythm’?

Katy Perry has just revealed the official video for Chained To The Rhythm.  The video showcases three similarly dressed minions, clutching onto their technology whilst taking selfies from the dated, yet futuristic theme park.  Perry's character can be seen resembling The Hunger Games' Effie as bouquets of colourful candyfloss are paraded around Oblivia - the… Continue reading What is Happening in Katy Perry’s Latest Video for ‘Chained To The Rhythm’?

Live Reviews

Kings Of Leon & Wild Nothing @ Leeds’ First Direct Arena – 19/02/17. 

Wild Nothing America's answer to Peace, or Swim Deep - especially with the bassist being Cavan McCarthy's doppelgänger - took to the stage. At first, the ricocheted sound overpowered the singer's soft vocals. The performance started off weak for the five piece - incorporating two indie dreamboats; two members that seemed past their time, and… Continue reading Kings Of Leon & Wild Nothing @ Leeds’ First Direct Arena – 19/02/17. 

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Ryan Adams’ Surprise Gig at the Soup Kitchen, Manchester – 27/01/17. 

Ryan Adams claims he loves Manchester because it's the origin of his favourite bands. Alongside this, he recognises that a northern crowd is not scared to be brutally honest. The online platforms of Twitter, and Instagram brought a congregation of music fans to the basement of The Soup Kitchen. Looking something like the bathroom featured… Continue reading Ryan Adams’ Surprise Gig at the Soup Kitchen, Manchester – 27/01/17.