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  1. LIVE REVIEW: ALBERT HAMMOND JR - CLUB ACADEMY, MANCHESTER 11.09.2018

    We caught Albert Hammond Jr at the Club Academy in Mancheser on his UK tour in support of recent album Francis Trouble. Support came from Yassassin, a five-piece girl band from London. Having never seen Yassassin perform before I was pleasantly blown away by the compelling stage presence and pure…

  2. LIVE REVIEW: ARCTIC MONKEYS - MANCHESTER ARENA - 7/9/18

    Photography by Abbie Jennings for The Skinny Full review and photos can be found HERE

  3. VIDEO REVIEW: MILES KANE - CRY ON MY GUITAR

    ‘Cry On My Guitar’ is the third single from Miles Kane’s highly anticipated third album, ‘Coup De Grace’. Set to be released on 10th August, the album is a follow up to ‘Don’t Forget Who You Are’, which was released 5 years ago We’ve heard this song in live sets,…

  4. SINGLE REVIEW: CALVA LOUISE - OUTRAGEOUS

    Calva Louise have released new single ‘Outrageous’, continuing with their bold and infectious style, the band are certainly onto big things. This single has body shaking energy from the get go, with the words ‘IT’S OUTRAGEOUS’ bursting through within only the first second. Continuously changing pace, catchy vocals come paired…

  5. FESTIVAL REVIEW: KENDAL CALLING 2018

    Festival season continues! Last weekend we embarked on our first Kendal Calling experience, an unmissable festival set in the heart of the beautiful Lake District. Not only does it showcase some of the UKs most tipped new bands amongst some indie legends and first-time headliners, Kendal Calling has one of…

  6. LIVE REVIEW: SPECTOR - GORILLA, MANCHESTER 23/05/2018

    On the back of their recent EP, we caught Spector on the Ex-Directory tour at Gorilla, Manchester. Support came from Sad Boys Club and Alan Power, who both put on a show, although hugely diverse from one another. As the low capacity venue started to fill up, Sad Boys…

  7. LIVE REVIEW: WE ARE SCIENTISTS - O2 RITZ, MANCHESTER 09/05/2018

    We Are Scientists played a sold-out show at Manchester O2 Ritz in support of their 6th studio album, Megaplex.  Support came from The Lottery Winners and The Pale White, both creating an atmosphere amongst the early crowd. The Lottery Winners came on only ten minutes after the doors opened.…

  8. FESTIVAL REVIEW: SOUND CITY, LIVERPOOL - MAY 2018

    The sun was out for us at Sound City festival last weekend. Blue skies for the bank holiday weekend spent at the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool’s coolest creative and cultural hub. Back to its original roots, the 11th edition of the two-day festival did not disappoint. As festival season has now…

  9. SINGLE REVIEW: LIFE – ‘GROWN UP

    Hull’s favourite punks LIFE have released a new single ‘Grown Up’, it’s the first release since their debut album ’Popular Music’ in 2017.  Whether they were inspired by their latest trip to Austin, Texas SXSW or the recent death of hero Mark E Smith, we don’t know. What we…

  10. ALBUM REVIEW: WE ARE SCIENTISTS – ‘MEGAPLEX

    Already revealing four singles prior to the release of the album, We Are Scientists have just put out their sixth studio album, Megaplex Singles ‘One In, One Out’, ‘Your Light Has Changed’, ‘Not Another Word’ and ‘Heart Is A Weapon’ let us in…

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