Last night four bands blew the roof off the Leadmill in Sheffield. Local acts Black Mamba Fever and Bear Chest were supporting BlackWaters and Strange Bones on their UK tour and everyone had a hell of a time! If this is the future of British post-punk and alternative rock, the future is very bright indeed! Playing to their home crowd,…

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…

  On Friday night at Plug in Sheffield, a select crowd was treated to music of the finest by American rockers Candlebox, who were supported by the fantastic Pete RG and outstanding Jeff Angell’s Staticland. Expecting long cues on a Friday night in a city famous for its musical heritage, I was surprised to find the show relegated to the…

There couldn’t be a more befitting end to an 18-month long tour for Richard Hawley and his band than to play Sheffield’s City Hall. Sheffield’s much beloved son enthralled a sell-out crowd of dedicated fans, with a mixture of new songs dedicated to his children and well-known hits. Selling his own brand of Hendo’s (a local delicacy), it was clear…

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