Photos: Slaves at The Harley, Sheffield

Just last month Slaves played what they describe as "their biggest show to date". The swirling turmoil which unfolded in front of Reading Festival's main stage can't have been enough for Kent duo Slaves, wh...

Live Review: Tom Odell at Manchester Town Hall

It’s fair to say that  Tom Odell's last bout of live shows were relatively disappointing,  largely due to songs falling flat from frankly a lack of energy. While there’s no doubting his abundance of talent, whe...

Interview: VANT

VANT aren't ones for the polished, dead-eyed promotional campaign that so many breaking bands submit to. Their mentality turns its back completely on that kind of red-tape constraint and lets them freely di...

Photos: VANT at Plug, Sheffield

With their explosive sound and politically infused lyrics, VANT are starting to amass a lot of attention. Mattie Vant is the musical spokesman that has been missing in a sugarcoated pop dystopia. The band’s lyr...
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Photos: DIIV at Plug, Sheffield

DIIV’s brand of starry-eyed psychedelia is something that sounds just as ethereal in person as it does on record. Their sound layers to form a celestial resonance that aptly goes hand-in-hand with their lig...

Photos: Sundara Karma at Leadmill Sheffield

The Reading quartet have truly burst onto the music scene in recent months and their rapid rise can be, in part, attributed to their high-octane style of indie, which contrasts their pretty aesthetic as a group...

Wolf Alice: Progression & Prejudice (and Elton John)

You’d be forgiven for thinking that after winning two NME Awards, receiving a BRIT nomination and a second place charting album, Wolf Alice have reason to start getting ahead of themselves. But this is definite...

Album Review: Bloc Party – Hymns

If there was a perfect example of a band who have really stripped back the layers to reveal a core of vast emotion, then this is it. A reconstruction within their ranks, with the acquisitions of drummer Lou...