Squeeze announce 50th anniversary tour 2024

TICKETS GO ON SALE 10:00AM, FRIDAY 1ST DECEMBER HERE To cel­e­brate their momen­tous 50th anniver­sary, British music leg­ends Squeeze have announced a mas­sive UK tour for 2024. They will be per­form­ing a list of hits and rare gems from their exten­sive back cat­a­logue and will be joined by spe­cial guest Bad­ly Drawn Boy. Squeeze’s songs were writ­ten by Chris Dif­ford and Glenn Tilbrook, the…

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Magnetic Skies at The Lexington

Pho­tos of the gig at The Lex­ing­ton where Mag­net­ic Skies appeared, show­cas­ing their debut album Empire Falling.  Pho­tos from the event Mag­net­ic Skies Face­book / The Lexington /

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She’s In Parties with debut EP ‘End Scene’ and gigs

The dream-pop band She’s In Par­ties have had a great year so far with appear­ances at Live at Leeds, Board­mas­ters, Lat­i­tude, Truck, Ten­e­ment Trail and The Great Escape First Fifty show­case to being longlist­ed for this year’s Glas­ton­bury Emerg­ing Com­pe­ti­tion. And now there’s a run of live per­for­mances this month, see below. The band start­ing with a sup­port slot with Bleach Lab on the…

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TDC Tunes and RJ Electronica: venue Film Atelier’s farewell concert

Film Ate­lier is a small venue in Cat­ford – a cafe with its own recipe teas, a dark room/film devel­op­ment stu­dio, an art gallery and con­cert venue. Unfor­tu­nate­ly it is to close short­ly. I can’t stand to hear of yet anoth­er venue clos­ing. But here we are – again.  There is to be a farewell concert…

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Empire Falling: dramatic debut album from Magnetic Skies

With synth-rich anthemic tracks that radi­ate an emo­tion­al land­scape from eupho­ria to dark­ness, Mag­net­ic Skies feels very much like a band who have found their call­ing. And after releas­ing a series of sin­gles and EPs, the band’s debut album, Empire Falling, is out on Fri­day 3rd Novem­ber. Even the album title con­jures impend­ing tur­moil and…

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Richard Walters unveils ‘Long Way Down’ ahead of solo album ‘Murmurate’

It’s hard to keep up with Richard Wal­ters. The artist is known for work­ing solo and col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly and he’s also a pro­lif­ic song­writer. He is prob­a­bly best known for his works as one third of the group LYR with Poet Lau­re­ate Simon Armitage plus Patrick Pear­son. They released their sec­ond album The Ultra­vi­o­let Age in…

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Electronic in the Tower#4, TDC Tunes analogue synths, poetry and visuals

TDC Tunes elec­tron­i­ca night at The Inti­mate Space – per­haps the small­est venue in the UK. You can only seat 25 in the atmos­pher­ic church tow­er in Hornsey, north Lon­don so this might be true.  Open­ing the evening was ana­log lep­er with a dra­mat­ic piece that sound­ed like a rag­ing storm. Jee­van S Khaira recit­ed some…

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Irish indie artist Sarah Buckley reveals new single Wind Chimes

A self-assured and dis­tinc­tive sin­gle and EP has just been released by Cork alt-folk singer-song­writer Sarah Buck­ley called Wind Chimes. The song comes hot on the heels pre­vi­ous sin­gle release, Always Trou­ble and both tracks are on her new EP. There’s more than meets the eye with Wind Chimes – the three-track EP as a whole…

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Llais 23 Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell tribute concert

It was time­ly and fit­ting to hold a trib­ute to Joni Mitchell at Llais 23, the Fes­ti­val of Voice, tak­ing place at the beau­ti­ful Wales Mil­len­ni­um Cen­tre in Cardiff. Joni remains one of the most tal­ent­ed and unique artists of the past few decades, and her vocals and extra­or­di­nary tal­ent for writ­ing poignant and poetic…

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Callis: new single and tour dates plus mini interview

The Tod­mor­den band Cal­lis made an impres­sion on us when their first sin­gle called Dra­maskin came to our atten­tion ear­li­er this year. So it’s wel­come news to hear the band reveal their sec­ond sin­gle, called Dream Sequence, today. The track will also fea­ture on the band’s upcom­ing EP, set to be released in Feb­ru­ary 2024.  Callis…

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