Live Review: Shakey Graves at Gorilla, Manchester

I’ll be honest and say I’d only listened to Shakey Grave’s debut album And The War Came once fully prior to his show at Gorilla, Manchester, last night. In hindsight, I wish I’d given it a few more plays beca...

Live Review: Courtney Barnett at O2 Manchester Ritz

Courtney Barnett has seen a meteoric rise in popularity this year, and in Manchester alone she’s been promoted from a small and intimate performance at Gorilla to a sold out show at the Ritz in less than a ye...

Live Review: Father John Misty at Plug Sheffield

Father John Misty (real name Josh Tillman) played a sold-out gig at Plug for the good people of Sheffield, and provided a truly spellbinding show packed with folky fun and a plentiful of banter. Proceedings ki...

Album Review: Darwin Deez – Double Down

It’s hard to believe that Darwin Deez’s self-titled debut album came out six years ago, but the lo-fi indie heroes are back with a matured, albeit familiar sound for new album Double Down. The same vocal rang...

Introducing: Ryan Young

Ryan Young is a man on a mission: restoring rock and roll. At the ripe old age of 21, Sheffield’s next Joe Cocker has been across the country playing solo shows, has toured Europe and is now in the midst of rec...