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Lights – Skin & Earth Acoustic

Following the successful release of her latest album Skin & Earth, Canadian alternative pop sensation lights has reworked some of the tracks into an acoustic EP, complete with three brand new acoustic singles. Being a fan of the artist, I had a listen to see how the songs transcended.

Slam Dunk 2019 Awards – Leeds

We bring you another festival awards from Slam Dunk!

Trade Wind – Certain Freedoms

Trade Wind's anticipated new album Certain Freedoms definitely casts a different view on what some musicians are capable of releasing. With members of Stick To Your Guns and Stray From The Path, it's hard to believe the huge change from a hardcore show of bodies literally being thrown over others, to this peaceful notion.

Dave Hause – Kick

Dave Hause’s new record ‘Kick’ is simply ten songs about being strong, understanding that we all struggle and kicking back against the things that kick you when you’re down. But underneath the lyrical meaning, what we actually have here is an album that’s actually very, very good. And I’ll explain why.

Deaf Havana, The LaFontaines and Hot Milk @ The Leadmill, Sheffield

Having only gotten into Deaf Havana after their latest record 'Rituals', but certainly liking what I heard, I jumped at the chance to check out their live show with my friend. With two other, very different bands on the bill as well, I knew it'd be an interesting night.

Slam Dunk Festival reveals final 2019 acts and acoustic stage!

2019's Slam Dunk festival line-up is now completed with this latest announcement! We also have the line-up for the more relaxed acoustic stage!

Cane Hill – Kill The Sun

Cane Hill have come out swinging from their debut, and proceed to really create a buzz over the audience. The latest release has hit me by surprise from previous works though.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich announces third studio album, ‘Gratitude’ | New Album & Single

Benjamin Francis Leftwich has announced his highly anticipated third album, Gratitude, will be released on 15th March 2019 via Dirty Hit.

A Guide To: Julien Baker – The Best Songs By Julien Baker | Feature

Welcome to The Best Songs By Julien Baker. In this featured article we take a look at Julien Baker's best selection of tracks hand-picked by ourselves for your enjoyment.

Courage My Love reveal Remission stripped back

Ahead of their return to the UK as support for As It Is, Canadian trio Courage My Love have revealed a stripped back version of their latest track Remission! Vocalist Mercedes Arn-Horn says of the decision to release a stripped back version of the track, who’s original has over 234,000 streams; “it was really fun to flex a different […]

Cane Hill announce new album!

Cane Hill have announced details of their new record! Kill The Sun is set for release on January 18, 2019 through Rise Records! The band say: “We spent the summer working on new Cane Hill music. We’ve embraced the weirder and mellower side of what we do as it’s something we think is important to our band. […]

WITTERQUICK go acoustic with Damaged

Brit rockers WITTERQUICK have revealed an acoustic version of their latest single Damaged! The track comes ahead of the band’s November UK tour! The band say: “We wanted to do something raw, something unedited with no tricks. One take, play the song, be real. There isn’t an awful lot of that going on these days.”  Check out Damaged acoustic […]

REDWOOD – Lay Your Love Down

From the opening heartfelt moments of this EP, it definitely seems to set tone for what you can expect from these indie rockers!

Asking Alexandria release acoustic of Alone In A Room

Brit metallers Asking Alexandria have revealed a beautiful acoustic rendition of their single Alone In A Room! The original track is lifted from the band’s self-titled fifth album (out now, Sumerian Records). The acoustic rendition, released as a B-side to it’s original counterpart, has received 765k streams to date! Guitarist Ben Bruce says; “In celebration of Alone in […]

The XCERTS on Late One Night and more at Reading Festival 2018

In true festival style, the rain clouds are looming over Reading Festival but that didn’t stop us having a bit of fun with Scottish sweethearts The XCERTS! We spoke to Murray, Jordan and Tom about Reading, Late One Night and striving to get that mansion… How did your set go? Murray (guitar/vocals): It was brilliant. […]

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