Interview: Yes Sir Boss

by Darren Thompson 4. May 2012 04:27
     Mid-morning, Monday 30th April, I walked through Stokes Croft in Bristol under a sun that was trying its best to creep out from behind the ominous conveyor belt of clouds overhead. Stopping in at ‘The Social’ on Cheltenham Road to interview up-and-coming band &... [More]

Hard-Fi Rock the Hard Rock Cafe in support of The Princes Trust

by Eddie Sharkey 4. April 2012 17:36
Hard-Fi admit they still get nervous and reveal their fans throw socks instead of knickers!   Number one album selling British band Hard-Fi have admitted that despite performing together for almost a decade they still get nervous with “a sort of sweaty palms and excitement” fe... [More]

The Leadmill Is Crowned Best Live Music Venue And Announces Hillsborough Justice Campaign Gig

by Lucy Howell 10. November 2011 15:52
Sheffield’s longest standing music establishment, The Leadmill, has taken home the award for Best Live Music Venue of its size.   The venue, which is celebrating its 31st anniversary this year, managed to beat off strong competitors including London’s Brixton Academy and Koko an... [More]

REVIEW: One Love Peace Festival @ Wembley Arena, London - 31st July 2011

by Darren Thompson 5. August 2011 21:31
       Having seen the line-up some months earlier, ‘One Love Peace Festival’ struck me as an incredible prospect. Just a single day in length, it seemed many of the world’s highest profile Reggae artists would cram into Wembley Arena for an intense part... [More]

HOP FARM MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

by AMANDA GUEST 8. July 2011 11:17
  Hop Farm Festival is so great,no branding,no sponsorships,no VIP. It's a back to basics festival where every festival goer has the same festival experience. With its good natured crowd and fantastic line-up,its easy to see how this suits every genre. Amongst the line up for this year,to ... [More]

FESTIVAL COVERAGE-WIRELESS FESTIVAL- SUNDAY 3 JULY-PULP

by Rachel MacBeath 5. July 2011 20:55
I grew up on a healthy diet of BritPop: Oasis, Blur, Supergrass and the band that Sunday 3 July was all about- PULP. I couldn't think of a better way to spend a sunny day in London than soaking up some of the finest indie bands around and seeing one of my all time favourite bands for the first tim... [More]

REVIEW: Dog Is Dead @ Bull & Gate, Kentish Town - 8th March 2011

by Stella Man 9. March 2011 18:53
Acknowledging a band who you sense can progress is a feeling that many should not just ignore.  My encounter last May with the band, Dog Is Dead, offered a hint of delight from what we all could expect.  From their pleasant style and sound to their pleasing live charisma, the work t... [More]

INTERVIEW: Dew Scented

by Nina Saeidi 9. March 2011 12:20
Dew Scented's tour bus decided to break down on the way to their London show with Nile and Melechesh on the 13th February (review here). Thankfully the power of email allowed GigJunkie to have a nice chat with them as they did their best to get down into London.   GigJunkie: Hi guys! How's ... [More]

INTERVIEW: Kylesa

by Nina Saeidi 10. February 2011 12:08
GigJunkie had the pleasure of interviewing guitarist and vocalist of Kylesa, Philip Cope before their London show at the Camden Underworld [review here!]. Gigjunkie: What’s the best place that you’ve been so far? Phil: I’d say the first night was pretty fucking awesome, we we... [More]

INTERVIEW: Gogol Bordello

by Nina Saeidi 7. January 2011 17:11
  GigJunkie had a lovely chat with the coolest guy on Earth, bassist Thomas ‘Tommy T’ Gobena of Gogol Bordello, over some mince pies and chocolate brownies before their London show in December (review here). Here is what happened. Gigjunkie: The members of Gogol Bordello come fr... [More]

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