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Monster Download festival lineup announcement!
Download festival has announced a mammoth 48 bands to it’s already incredible lineup! Festival organiser Andy Copping says; “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day […]
2017’s Ones To Watch
Here at Alt Corner we love discovering new bands and artists. A month into 2017 and there are already some great bands making waves in the music world and setting themselves up to have a great year. Here are just a few of the bands we think you should be keeping an eye on this […]
Retro Youth – B.R.A.V.E
They’re the funk rock threesome that have been seen alongside the likes of Press to MECO, Catfish & The Bottleman and Ghost Riders In The Sky. Now, Retro Youth are ready to ready to make a name for themselves. Their debut album B.R.A.V.E is set to kick start 2017 and be just the beginning of […]
Peaness sign to Alcopop Records!
Indie pop trio Peaness have signed to Alcopop! Records! The band say; “Signing with Alcopop! has already been such a joy” say the band of the news “Jack is totally on the same page as us for what we want as a band, which makes everything super easy and positive. We’re really happy to become […]
The Lion and The Wolf joins Kevin Devine tour!
Xtra Mile favourite The Lion and The Wolf has been announced as joining Kevin Devine on tour later this month across the UK. The pair, along with Laura Stevenson, will be hitting the road from 29th January for a week bringing their talents to the masses. Speaking on the tour dates, Thomas George said, “Can’t […]
Single By Sunday @ O2 ABC Glasgow
After hearing a lot of hype about this band, I decided to go along to see what all of the talk was about. It was a rather eventful show, each band were on for 30 minutes and the headline band Single by Sunday had around an hour on stage. The show took place at the […]
Fortune And Glory – Effigies
An Indie folk-rock band from Asheville, North Carolina known as Fortune And Glory have set the date of January 13th, 2017 for their EP Effigies to be released. I had the wonderful opportunity to have a listen! The EP starts off with a slow strumming of the guitar, a unique vibe is set making the […]
AltCorner Interviews The Little Kicks Steven Milne
We caught up with Steven Milne from Aberdeen indie disco pop band The Little Kicks. We asked them how “four friends with similar music tastes” got together and what their plans are for 2017 You must have been quite young when you got together, did you meet by chance or were you friends? What made […]
Fangclub are the Dreamcatcher
Irish rockers Fangclub recently released their second EP Coma Happy to rave reviews. The band have now unleashed the video for lead track Dreamcatcher. The accompanying visual was created following a barrage of nightmares and dreams frontman Steven King had and lets you take a look at a weird distorted reality. You can take a look at […]
Johnny Foreigner talk ‘The X and The O’, ‘Flooding’, and their tour
Johnny Foreigner are a four-piece indie-rock band hailing from Birmingham – and they’ve just released an amazing EP after a busy few months. We spoke to Alexei from the band about their recent releases, and their tour.
Blitzkrieg City Talk Touring Europe, New EP and Amsterdam | Interview
Emma Wilkins caught up with cheeky chaps Blitzkreig City from Bristol as they gear up to release their new EP. The band have often been described as an indie/punk/rock mash-up, making for a pretty interesting sound to their tracks. The band is led by founding memeber Danny Pugh, who’s sheer unbridled desire to make it, maintains the beating heart of the band. On the eve of their new EP release and subsequent European tour Emma decided to catch up with them….
Speak Low If You Speak Love release Jimmy Eat World cover!
State Champs bassist and singer/songwriter Ryan Scott Graham’s solo indie rock project Speak Low If You Speak Love has released a new track, a fantastic cover of Jimmy Eat World’s Kill.
Indie Rockers Sunset Sons Talk About Touring, New Music and Their Debut Album | Interview
Sunset Sons have been touring the UK on their headline tour, bringing their indie rock sound to the masses. We caught up with Pete to find out how life has been since their debut album was released and just how much fun being on the road is.
Welsh Indie Rockers Crystal Balloon take on the A-Z Interview Challenge
Welsh indie rockers Crystal Balloon released their debut EP Hurricane on July 15. They recorded the EP over four months with George Shilling, the legendary producer behind some of Oasis and Primal Scream’s best hits. The band, comprised of vocalist/guitarist Jack Stanton, guitarist Tim Burden and drummer Erik Karvik draw inspiration from a range of genres, creating their own gritty riff and catchy hook combination, overlaid by smooth vocal harmonies. We asked Jack from Welsh Indie Rock Band Crystal Balloon to take on the A-Z Interview Challenge!