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INTERVIEW: THE STRAWBERRIES

As part of our plethora of pieces regarding This Feeling’s Alive tour, tonight we speak to The Strawberries. Sneaking discreetly from the darkest depths of Leeds, the lads are intent on bringing some mind-bending rock ‘n’ roll to the masses, with their [...]
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INTERVIEW: SHEAFS

When you’re doing something right, you don’t want a let-up. You don’t expect a let-up. No lightening of load, no drop in intensity. You feed off the adrenaline of momentum. Piggyback it as much as you. Enjoy it for what it is and drive forward. Gig hard. [...]
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INTERVIEW: BLACKWATERS

  Bringing a snarling, grizzly amalgamation of rock and punk to the stellar showcase of This Feeling’s Alive tour, energetic quartet BlackWaters are experiencing a much-deserved degree of unprecedented exposure, thanks to their recent efforts alongside [...]
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INTERVIEW: THE SHIMMER BAND

We stumbled upon a couple of The Shimmer Band lads as they were getting ready for the This Feeling – Alive Tour launch at The Monarch last week. With Tom on vocals, Willz on drums, Babsy on guitar, Kuras on bass and Schmidt on synth and guitar, their [...]
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INTERVIEW: CABBAGE

  Cabbage kicked off their Healing Brexit Town tour last night at the iconic Picturedrome in Holmfirth. Giving those who aren’t aware of the meaning behind the tour, which deliberately focuses on the smaller towns of the UK, Cabbage said on  their social [...]
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INTERVIEW: SUGARMEN

Sugarmen have been touring relentlessly for the last few years, building up a multi-continental fan base, and now has come the time for them to unleash their punchy indie debut for the world to relish at last. They have massive, giant sized boots to [...]
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INTERVIEW: MIKEY JONNS

The music industry is on its knees. People don’t go to gigs anymore. Guitar music is dead. Bullshit. Negativity is everywhere, and these people clearly haven’t left the house for a while as the underground music scene is THRIVING. The past year has seen [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… SIXTEEN HOOVES

This Sheffield-based duo caught my eye recently, after opening for Reactor’s 40th anniversary gig at the RS. Among a roster of cover bands and shouty old-school punk acts, these two lads stood out as rather talented individuals, proving that there’s no [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… THE WINACHI TRIBE

Tell us about yourself… We’re The Winachi Tribe, formed in January 2015 while supporting Ringo Starr’s son Zak Starkey in London. We were previously called ‘China White’ but changed our name because of the Heroin association with the name. In America [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… KINGS HORSES

Harking from the UK’s very own City of Culture, Hull , King’s Horses blaze buzzing, melodic alternative rock, deep bass grooves and obscure, poetic lyrics. They comprise of three good mates  – Ellliot Mann, Chris Arksey and Matt Barratt – who discovered [...]