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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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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REIGN ARE MAKING IT POUR IN NOTTINGHAM // ACOUSTIC ROOMS ~ VIDEO

If you’ve missed the energy and style of the Spice Girls and want a 2018 version with three members then REIGN are your ladies. To make it even better, they performed at Acoustic Rooms and I’ve got such a buzz! One year after forming the girl band REIGN, the three-piece who are on their way to […]

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AVA SAINT ON DOT TO DOT FESTIVAL AND SUEDE // VIDEO

I finally met a girl who loves yellow as much as me! That’s right, Ava Saint is my new spirit animal and there are too many reasons why. In one corner of Dot to Dot festival there is a very lovely venue called Suede Bar where some of the best pizza in Nottingham is made. […]

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FROM SOUTH KOREA TO NOTTINGHAM WITH BILLY CARTER // ACOUSTIC ROOMS ~ VIDEO

The second half of our international special Acoustic Rooms was party to South Korean band Billy Carter who told me how polluted their country is – these guys are bold and I can’t wait to share them with you. It’s true that Billy Carter have a big love for our country after the band formed […]

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ELIZABETE BALČUS MAKES MUSIC WITH FRUIT? // ACOUSTIC ROOMS ~ VIDEO

On Monday night we had a very international version of Acoustic Rooms amongst all the action was Latvian musician and artist Elizabete Balčus who brought innovation to our special open mic night. Imagine being so confident to wear a full body catsuit made of lycra, a hat made from white kitchen gloves and the ability […]

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