Sparks new tour and album

It’s an excit­ing moment when we hear of new work… and a tour by Sparks. Endur­ing­ly bril­liant, Sparks return this year with a tour, so be ready on your key­boards (with your cof­fee) very soon…  Hav­ing pre­vi­ous­ly announced 2 nights at London’s Roy­al Albert Hall and 3 per­for­mances at Pri­mav­era Sound Fes­ti­val in Spain and Portugal,…

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Bearded Theory 2023

Beard­ed The­o­ry fes­ti­val has always been the per­fect event to ease your­self into fes­ti­val sea­son. It’s a chilled event with a super-friend­­ly crowd and always has a great mix of fam­i­lies and dif­fer­ent ages. And as it takes place over the May Bank Hol­i­day, you’ve got a spe­cial rest and recov­ery day before fac­ing the…

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The Centre for British Photography opens in London

This week we attend­ed the pre­view of the new Cen­tre for British Pho­tog­ra­phy on Jermyn Street, in the cen­tre of Lon­don. It is an excit­ing new devel­op­ment and one that feels right for pho­tog­ra­phy now, cel­e­brat­ing and doc­u­ment­ing the past while also mak­ing a deter­mined effort to invest in and be a part of its…

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The first big reveal: Bluedot festival 2023

Blue­dot fes­ti­val has just released its line­up for July 2023 – and from the music to the sci­ence and space pro­gramme, it’s look­ing amaz­ing.  Top of the bill is the spec­tac­u­lar Grace Jones with her one and only north­ern fes­ti­val per­for­mance this year. Pave­ment and Roisin Mur­phy are also set to head­line. Addi­tion­al­ly, Left­field will…

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Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival 2023

Here is the first announce­ment for Tomor­row’s Ghosts fes­ti­val Hal­loween Gath­er­ing 2023 at Whit­by Pavil­ion, Whit­by Fri­day 27th and Sat­ur­day 28th Octo­ber. A head­line set to die for, ‘Goth ‘n’ Roll’ supre­mos THE 69 EYES will be top­ping the bill on Sat­ur­day night. Con­ceived in dark­est Fin­land in 1989, the band have been peer­less­ly shaping…

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Pale Blue Eyes: new track ‘More’ and a tour

Devon three-piece band Pale Blue Eyes are on a roll. Hav­ing toured last year, part­ly as sup­port for Pub­lic Ser­vice Broad­cast­ing and for The Besnard Lakes, they are out on the road again in 2023 with some sold-out dates already.  Hot on the heels of their stel­lar debut album Sou­venirs comes new sin­gle More. It’s…

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Winter and Spring music festivals 2023

Dream­ing about sum­mer fes­ti­vals? No need – there are plen­ty of win­ter and ear­ly spring events hap­pen­ing around the coun­try, help­ing liv­en up these dark and drea­ry months. No tents involved. Check out our list of good­ies below. Win­ter Sprint­er at The Lexington11–14 Jan­u­ary At The Lex­ing­ton pub close to King’s Cross, there’s a four-night festival…

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IST IST ‘Mary In the Black and White Room’ launch

This new sin­gle by IST IST was launched in Decem­ber but we’re flag­ging it up as we’re excit­ed about the band’s upcom­ing album. Mary In the Black and White Room is tak­en from the Man­ches­ter band’s upcom­ing third album called Pro­tag­o­nists, out 31st March, via Kind Vio­lence records.  IST IST pro­duce a dense and uncompromising…

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Firestations new single: Swim Under the Winter

Firesta­tions have just released their new sin­gle called Swim Under the Win­ter (out Decem­ber 5th). We always love a new Firesta­tions num­ber and this is a dreamy, slight­ly hazy offer­ing from the Lon­­don-based band. Out on Lost Map records, the song is about mak­ing a deci­sion to approach a prob­lem from a dif­fer­ent angle. Says vocalist…

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Victorious festival 2023 first announcement

Mul­ti-award-win­n­ing Vic­to­ri­ous Fes­ti­val (25/26/27 August 2023) – the UK’s biggest met­ro­pol­i­tan fes­ti­val – has today announced its first wave of artists for next sum­mer. Jamiro­quai is set to head­line on Fri­day night. Sigrid, The Divine Com­e­dy and Beabadoobee also join the line-up – oth­er head­lin­ers and more names are still to be released. Front­ed by…

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