Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review: big explosions, big space battles, big jokes

Bounding out of Marvel Studios backlot with a frenzied bubblegum plotline, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

April 28, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentReview


New Music: IDER

Gut Me Like An Animal is the latest offering from incredibly cool female duo IDER.

April 16, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Lo Moon

Your first release must make a statement.

April 9, 2017 | MusicReview


Live Review: Lewis Watson

Last Sunday, I headed to Sound Control in Manchester to watch Lewis Watson perform.

April 2, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: GOOSE

Belgian electronic band GOOSE have an incredible ‘80s darkwave-era feel to their material, moody yet with a funky beat that makes you want to dance.

March 31, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Jakil

The only way to describe Jakil is sugary sweet, cavity inducing pop music; even their press release features pink love hearts and emojis.

March 26, 2017 | MusicReview


Live Review: Little Comets

On Sunday evening I went to Manchester Club Academy to watch Little Comets’ final show as part of their thirteen date UK tour.

March 25, 2017 | MusicReview


Interview: Screenwriter Paul Laverty talks about his new film The Olive Tree and the international response he’s received to I, Daniel Blake

Across his body of work, longtime Ken Loach collaborator and I, Daniel Blake writer, Paul Laverty has taken time to explore marginalised and often maligned people, prying apart the headlines of the right wing press and fighting back by creating people-centric counter narratives.

March 20, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentReviewReview


Live Review: Club Drive

On Saturday, Club Drive took to the stage at Sound Control in Manchester, for their second night of a three date tour (London, Manchester and Birmingham) around the UK.

March 19, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Pale Honey

Swedish indie rock duo Pale Honey have returned with a fresh new single Why Do I Always Feel This Way? which was released on February 10th on Bolero Recordings.

February 26, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: CHILDCARE

CHILDCARE are an enigmatic indie quartet based in London that have burst onto the music scene with as much energy as a toddler in a soft play centre.

February 25, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Ásgeir

It has been three years since In the Silence came out, the debut full-length release for Icelandic artist Ásgeir, and there has been a shift in the shape of music since then, something that is reflected in the evolution of his own sounds, as well as those of his peers.

February 19, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Minus The Bear

Seattle’s indie-rock band Minus the Bear are making a comeback to the music industry after five years of absence, with a new album called VOIDS due out on March 3rd.

February 1, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Aquilo

Aquilo are by no means a new discovery.

January 26, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Be Charlotte

Scottish three piece Be Charlotte add a kick to 2017 with their energetic new track One Drop, released on the 20th of January via AWAL.

January 24, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Liam Bailey

So we are almost a full month into 2017, and I’m cautiously optimistic about the upcoming year, mainly because of Liam Bailey.

January 20, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Newtimers

Want some summer vibes to warm up your post-Christmas winter? Well, good, because Swedish pop duo Newtimers have knocked it out of the park with this one.

January 7, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: MICKY

New York based, retro-obsessed solo artist MICKY has returned with an infectious pop record that has the potential to be a hit anthem of summer 2017.

January 6, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Noréll

Meet Danish trio Noréll, the latest techno-pop bambinos to enter our music sphere.

December 18, 2016 | MusicReview


New Music: Trills

Having already won an award for the trailer soundtrack recorded for Suffragette, and finished a summer of playing festivals such as Glastonbury, Latitude and London’s XOYO, it is fair to say it has been an exciting start for Trills before the release of their debut EP Lacuna.

December 10, 2016 | MusicReview


New Music: Vardaan Arora

NYC based singer-songwriter Vardaan Arora is back with an infectious hit that creates the nostalgic feeling of yearning for the summer months.

December 4, 2016 | MusicReview