100 Days To Go Until Reading / Leeds Festival 2012!

by Lucy Howell 16. May 2012 12:11
24TH – 26TH AUGUST 2012 100 DAYS UNTIL THE BIGGEST AND BEST FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD BEGINS! Summer’s kicking in and the countdown to READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL has hit the 100 days mark so it’s time to start planning the most rock and roll weekend of the year.  With exclus... [More]

REVIEW: NME Awards Tour @ Manchester Academy - 11th February 2012

by Holly Emerson 13. February 2012 18:40
Twenty year old New York rapper Azealia Banks, opened the evening after recently topping the NME’S ‘cool list’. Although her short sharp set is thrilling yet still effective, with Banks spitting rude-girl slogans and belligerent bile over sharp edged beats on the likes of her bre... [More]

Metronomy - Nominated for 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize

by Holly Emerson 21. July 2011 15:41
Metronomy’s third album, ‘The English Riviera’, has been nominated for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize.‘The English Riviera’ was released in April 2011 to critical acclaim across the board and has been described by many as the soundtrack to the summer, as it ... [More]

METRONOMY - new video for 'The Bay'

by Holly Emerson 14. June 2011 12:12
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PnOG67flRA&feature=autoshare The English Riviera’ – Metronomy’s third album – was released in April 2011 to critical acclaim across the board and has been described by many as the soundtrack to the summer, as it sauntered into the charts... [More]

Review: Maximo Park with Chapel Club and Metronomy @ Manchester Warehouse Project - 23rd September 2010

by Alex Yau 24. September 2010 12:51
For a period of time in Manchester's calender there is a special event that is unlike any other. Set in an abandoned warehouse underneath Manchester's Piccadilly Station a truly underground (please excuse the choice of words) experience is made. Of course this event is the Warehouse Project and th... [More]

FESTIVAL COVERAGE: Standon Calling - 6th August 2010

by Harry Moore 10. August 2010 17:29
It’s an argument that can end relationships and break up groups of friends. What festival really does have THE best line up this year? Whilst people have spent the summer jumping between Reading, Glastonbury and T In The Park, the answer has been in a small set of fields 30 minutes north of Lo... [More]

Sophie Ellis-Bextor Supports Pet Shop Boys On Arena Dates

by Gig Junkie 24. June 2010 11:47
  Pet Shop Boys have announced that Pop star Sophie Ellis-Bextor will be joining them as special guest on their final run of UK dates, which will conclude their worldwide 'Pandemonium' Tour. Sophie Ellis-Bextor emerged ten years ago when she collaborated with DJ Spiller to produce the smash ... [More]

Standon Calling Festival: The Final Line-Up

by Gig Junkie 10. June 2010 12:41
  Metronomy, British Sea Power, Steve Mason, Jeffrey Lewis and Alice Russell have all been added to the Standon Calling Festival which runs from 6 August - 8 August in Hertfordshire. These acts are joining the likes of And So I Watch You From Afar, Telepathe, Liars, The Magic Numbers an... [More]

Thom Yorke Among Others Added To The Big Chill Line-up

by Gig Junkie 13. May 2010 12:29
The legendary Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is one of the latest artists to be announced for this year’s Big Chill Festival (5th – 8th August) in Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire. Yorke released his brilliant debut album ‘Eraser’ to much acclaim, scoring top fiv... [More]

The Subways and Frank Turner To Headline 2000Trees Festival

by Gig Junkie 6. April 2010 14:37
The Subways and Frank Turner will be headlining the award-winning 2000trees Festival, which will be taking place on 16th and 17th July in the picturesque Upcote Farm, Cheltenham.2000trees has established itself as one of the leading small festivals in the British summer calendar and will feature 3... [More]

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