Hockley Hustle 2018 // REVIEW

Hockley Hustle you’ve done it again, haven’t you? After making an ambitious list of the 22 acts I wanted to see, I nearly managed it hopping across Hockley and staying for half sets to catch all of my Nottingham favourites. It’s one of the only events in the year where I don’t mind or even […]

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Maisie Peters is always playing ‘In My Head’ // SINGLE REVIEW

Maisie Peters releases ‘In My Head’ the first single ahead of her ‘Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket’ EP out on November 2nd. From the age of 9 Maisie Peters has been one to watch. This was abundantly clear when she was bold enough to enter the Guardian’s Short Story competition. Her hunger for storytelling was […]

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LAUREL releases new album ‘DOGVIOLET’ // REVIEW

East London-based singer-songwriter Laurel has released her debut folk album ‘Dogviolet’ which explores the bittersweet feeling of love. Laurel’s sound takes inspiration from Laura Marling who was one of her first loves back when she was only 13. It was at that age where she picked up her first Spanish guitar and began to capture […]

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‘When I Dream’ it’s mostly of SAN CISCO // REVIEW

Fremantle based indie-pop band San Cisco have released their latest single ‘When I dream’, the first single since their 2017 release ‘The Distance’. We’re flying back to Australia for another Triple J favourite (I won’t give up until I work there I swear). This time San Cisco have released a 70’s pop vibe. Frontman Jordi […]

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Mac Miller is ‘Swimming’ to the top // REVIEW

Mac Miller is more than a masterpiece. The Pittsburgh born rapper has released his latest album ‘Swimming’ that has a psychedelic twist filled with funky basslines and jazzy overtones. We all remember Party on Fifth Ave. released in Miller’s 2011 album Blue Slide Park. It’s that song which contains a sample of the ICONIC James […]

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Sunflower Thieves make my ‘Two Halves’ whole // REVIEW

Nottingham duos don’t get better than this. Sunflower Thieves have released their latest single ‘Two Halves’ and it is making my heart whole. With lyrics so distinguishable combined with a soft-pop echo, ‘Two Halves’ gives Beach House a good run for their money… It’s clear that after 15 years of friendship Amy and Lily aka […]

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Eyre Llew’s Farewell to Asia Show @ Nottingham Contemporary // VIDEO

Eyre Llew, the ambient-rock trio, have played their last UK gig before they fly out for their Asia tour. Sam, Jack and Jack have stolen my heart and let me tell you, they will steal yours too. The music of Eyre Llew transports you to a place where the saddest things in life don’t matter, even […]

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Silver Wilson are ‘Close Enough’ with their new summer bop // REVIEW

Silver Wilson are back a year after the release of  ‘I’ll Be There’ and summer is definitely their season. ‘Close Enough’ is filled with subtle drops (of tomato juice), rhythms with so much (salt and pepper) flavour and spicy (tabasco) vocals topped off with a kick of vodka. This is the only Bloody Mary you […]

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‘Step One’, does it need a step up? Zander Yates // MUSIC REVIEW

The Seattle based single-songwriter, Zander Yates has released his latest single ‘Step One’. With an acoustic guitar and grunge vibe, Step One is a politically motivated track with a strong lead man. With a 10-second intro, this song doesn’t have the strongest of starts, radio play may be minimal because of this. However once the […]

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