Preview: Tramlines Festival

In the last few years there’s been growing evidence that the goliath festivals, once too big to fail, are starting to grow stale. Metropolitan festivals are the current flavour, substituting hangovers in a floo...

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...
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Live Review: Outlines Festival

Each summer a handful of new festivals seem to crop up to suffice the needs of those who don't want be drowned to death in a field of 100,000 people by a fourth time, monotone headliner. This year organisers in...

Live Review: Eliza And The Bear at Plug, Sheffield

Eliza And The Bear are not the most famous up and coming indie band, but the fan base they have accumulated have proven to be extremely loyal. The London five-piece plan to drop their self-titled debut album in...

Live Review: Villagers at Sheffield Leadmill

Despite having recently toured last April’s Darling Arithmetic Villagers are back on the road in support of their latest release Where Have You Been All My Life?, featuring re-recorded tracks. The Irish five-...