THE BRANDS BEHIND THE BANDS

THE BRANDS BEHIND THE BANDS

  Corporate brands and the music industry have been deeply intertwined for decades. However, it looks like this mutually beneficial relationship is shifting as brands have a growing need for…

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60 SECONDS: THE RPMS

  Brighton bunch The RPM's are full of soaring indie tunes that are just perfect for festivals. The band are playing Tramlines tomorrow and also Truck over the weekend. The band…

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60 SECONDS: THE RPMS
THIS FEELING WANT TO HEAR YOUR MUSIC

THIS FEELING WANT TO HEAR YOUR MUSIC

  Do want to play This Feeling? Send them your tunes and they will listen to all music that's sent in. They can't always promise a reply but they will always listen.…

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SHEFFIELD STEEL YOURSELVES – THIS FEELING HITS TRAMLINES

This Feeling are back at Tramlines for the 4th successive year, this time they've been invited to curate The Library Stage on the Friday in partnership with scotts Menswear in the main arena at Hillsborough (Stereophonics headline) as…

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SHEFFIELD STEEL YOURSELVES – THIS FEELING HITS TRAMLINES
60 SECONDS: ISLANDS

60 SECONDS: ISLANDS

  It’s no doubt Islands are on the straight and narrow path to stardom with no road blockage stopping them. ISLAND are an alternative guitar band from the outskirts of…

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OVERTHINK – THREE MINUTE HEROES – MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

  OVERTHINK is the latest release from THREE MINUTE HEROES - a ground breaking mental health & music initiative from The Warren Youth Project that gives young people in Hull…

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OVERTHINK – THREE MINUTE HEROES – MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE
NORTHERN EXPOSURES: TRAMLINES RECOMMENDATIONS

NORTHERN EXPOSURES: TRAMLINES RECOMMENDATIONS

  This year the Steel City’s biggest soirée is back for its tenth year. Heading to its new home of Hillsborough (a 13-minute tram ride from the city centre) the intercity festival have an wide range…

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NIC CESTER FROM JET’S SOLO ALBUM ‘SUGAR RUSH’

Nic Cester will release of his highly anticipated debut solo album ‘Sugar Rush’ on the 27th of July. After singing and playing in garage rock four-piece Jet, a band who achieved incredible success back in…

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NIC CESTER FROM JET’S SOLO ALBUM ‘SUGAR RUSH’
IAN CURTIS: BRITAINS GREATEST UNKNOWN PLEASURE

IAN CURTIS: BRITAINS GREATEST UNKNOWN PLEASURE

  Today, would of been Ian Curtis's 62nd birthday.  Back to 1980, when I was merely twinkle in my fathers eye, on the eve of Joy Division’s US tour, Ian Curtis committed…

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IN DEPTH: KEVIN CUMMINS

  On a bright, sunny, bustling Sunday afternoon in London, I arrived at The Wheatsheaf pub in the London suburb of Tooting Beck. I'd travelled down from Sheffield to meet…

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IN DEPTH: KEVIN CUMMINS
6O SECONDS: THE SCRUFF

6O SECONDS: THE SCRUFF

  Arianne caught up with Bedford boys, The Scruff. After a turbulent year for the band, where a member migrated, they regrouped with new guitarist Jack, the band released the…

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EDITORIAL: UNDERGROUND PROMOTING A DISCUSSION

  The past few months has really opened my eyes to the world of the promoter. I know the promoting heavyweights will have probably tried every way possible in the…

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EDITORIAL: UNDERGROUND PROMOTING A DISCUSSION
ALAN MCGEE “RIOTS, RAVES AND RUNNING A LABEL”

ALAN MCGEE “RIOTS, RAVES AND RUNNING A LABEL”

  Join the founder of Creation Records, Alan Mcgee every Monday at 10am for his show at Boogaloo Radio, talking record labels, art, music and all things British counter culture from…

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FESTIVAL: THE COUNTDOWN TO YNOT IS ON

  After a questionable 2017, this year didn't faze the organisers of Derbyshire’s Y Not Festival, nor did it the fans with ticket sales almost at sell-out. Looking forwards, lessons have been…

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FESTIVAL: THE COUNTDOWN TO YNOT IS ON
TRNSMT: ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM WEEKEND 2

TRNSMT: ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM WEEKEND 2

  There were some open arms and loud voices on the Sunday evening of TRNSMT, as two of Scotland’s favourite musical exports returned to their home-nation for some very special…

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