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Electric duo Vallis Alps exhilarated the crowd on their Australian Fable Tour, ahead of their new EP release due March 31st. The crowd began to warm up to the hip-hop vibes unleashed from BARO in an effortlessly cool performance. It wasn’t long until Vallis Alps' Parissa Tosif’s vocals captured the warm and tender vibes, which were heavily complimented by the…

The Leadmill in Sheffield was host to another fantastic musical mid-week gift by Yorkshire’s own The Pigeon Detectives, who were supported by Franklin and The Tiny Minds. Performing nearly 10 years since the release of their platinum-selling debut album Wait for Me, the Pigeons hadn’t lost any of their unabated energy and wonderful musical prowess.  Before the Pigeons could take…

Promising young act Sweet Little Machine (Gallery: Sweet Little Machine) led off the evening’s entertainment with energetic fun pop punk songs that put the crowd into a good mood and got the first fans dancing along. The four-piece from Sheffield were presented with the fantastic opportunity to open for the legends of skate-punk on four dates of their current tour,…

Band of Horses at O2 Academy, Leeds

Americana and alternative country lovers came from far and wide to witness the wonderful musical treat of southern rockers Band of Horses, who were supported by the equally spectacular Israel Nash. The knowledgable crowd clearly knew their stuff and the O2 Academy in Leeds was full up before the first riff was strum. Given that fellow southern rockers Kings of…

Thievery Corporation

Delivering their distinctive sounds of acid jazz and electronica dub beats, the long awaited reggae-heavy The Temple of I & I, lives up to everything that we expect and hope for from Thievery Corporation. Released under ESL Music, it is available on all of the usual online streaming outlets on Friday, 10 February 2017. This exciting release comprises 15 tracks of the finest electro-dub, acid…

Cabbage at Picture House Social in Sheffield

What on Earth did I just witness? A question many people, who haven’t seen Cabbage before, maybe left wondering after yet another anarchic and oh so fun sell-out performance by the five lads from Mossley. As part of the BBC Introducing tour, anti-establishment post-punks Cabbage came to Sheffield’s venue-to-be Picture House Social on Friday with Britpop rockers April and The…

Hinds at Academy 2 in Manchester

On Saturday evening Spanish rock pop band Hinds, supported by London-based Sweat and Oxford-native Willie J Healey, headlined the sell-out show at the Academy 2 in Manchester. Kicking off the evening was Sweat, who were on the last throws of their UK tour, supporting various bands, such as the Hooton Tennis Club. Playing to a half-full Academy, the boys from…

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