Catfish and The Bottlemen Announce Echo Arena Show For June

Indie rock stars Catfish and The Bottlemen have announced their headline debut at Liverpool‘s Echo Arena that shows the amazing rise of the Llandudno rock band. June 30th will see Catfish and The Bottlemen play the Echo Arena sealing their rise as one of the biggest names in British indie rock today. The show comes…

The BoHos, Otherkin, SPLIT, The Higherside, Arts Club Loft, 25/03/2017

With Liverpool packed with gigs on a usual Saturday night, SFN‘s James Ainsworth took an indifferent trip to the Arts Club for a mostly unimpressive night of music headlined by The BoHos. The Higherside made a thundering start to the proceedings, presenting their indie rock, Britpop sounds to the presently empty Arts Club, with only…

The Avalanches Plot June Albert Hall Show

Australian cult-icons The Avalanches have confirmed their first UK tour since the release of their mesmerising comeback album Wildflower last year, and it includes their first Manchester show in over ten years. The band will preform their full-band live show at Manchester‘s grand Albert Hall on June 23rd during their first tour since the acclaimed…

Thundercat, Invisible Wind Factory 24/03/2017

Just as the mad genius Thundercat hits the Invisible Wind Factory, SFN‘s Jack Cinnamond takes a trip to the grandest venue in Liverpool to catch the city debut of the renowned jazz artist. As soon as it was announced, we knew Thundercat would sell the hell out of the Invisible Wind Factory and like it…

Trudy and The Romance, Her’s, Tiny Trees, EBGBs 23/03/2017

On a easy Thursday night, we take to the basement venue EBGBs for our first time to take a lovely trip thanks to tonight’s dreamy bill headlined by mutant-pop wonders Trudy and The Romance. Stepping into EBGBs for the first time is a quick breathtaking moment, the basement of the wonderful Heebie Jeebies is a…

Dan Croll Announces Sophomore Album Titled Emerging Adulthood For July

Local songwriter Dan Croll has announced his sophomore album Emerging Adulthood after months of delay and silence. The Ben Allen-produced album Emerging Adulthood will finally see Croll release the follow-up to his acclaimed debut Sweet Disarray and will show Croll develop his intriguing pathway into the pop front, especially following his singles “One of Us”,…

The Legendary Chuck Berry Has Died at 90

The iconic blues musician Chuck Berry has sadly passed away at the age of 90, confirmed St. Louis Police Department today after finding the legendary musician unresponsive at his home. The rock n’ roll pioneer had an amazing career during the 1950s after his work with blues icon Muddy Waters and producer Leonard Chess that…

GIT Award Shortlist Revealed

The 2017 GIT (Getintothis) Award shortlist has finally been revealed as 12 bands have been selected for award nomination. The selected nominees are Aystar, Baltic Fleet, Louis Berry, city legends The Coral, God Colony, Immix Ensemble, garage punks Ohmns, OR:LA, She Drew The Gun, Suedebrown, XamVolo and The Vryll Society. The award, which was given…

Ex-Easter Island Head Debut “New Music For Old Machines” Series This Week

Benjamin D. Duvall, the leader of Liverpool‘s experimental outfit Ex-Easter Island Head, is set to debut a new series of intimate, exploratory set of shows titled New Music For Old Machines. The debut performance will take place this Thursday (16th) at the Everyman Bistro and will feature Duvall preforming a piece of work around “prepared…

Abi Harding Announces New Band Abichan, Sound City Emerging Slot

Abi Harding, a former member of city favourites The Zutons, has announced the start of her new band under the name AbiChan. The band will debut live headlining one of Sound City‘s emerging gigs at the Magnet on April 26th* with support from The Sneeky Nixons, The Isrights and The Floormen. *Correction: Originally dated as…

Tinariwen, Invisble Wind Factory 07/03/2017

When the Mali soul-rebels Tinariwen come to town, there’s no chance of anybody missing history. SFN‘s Jack Cinnamond took to the Invisible Wind Factory for an evening of musical excellence. There’s gigs constantly in the actual city of culture, but every few months we’ll be gifted a show like no other, last night was one…

The Amazons, Cupids, Danye, Buyers Club 06/03/2017

On a rainy Monday night, hotly-tipped Reading outfit The Amazons arrive in Liverpool to preform a sold-out show, our own James Ainsworth took to the Buyers Club to see if the hype was real. Danye¬†opened and provided their psych-pop sounds to warm up the already notably large Buyers Club audience. The band themselves where on…