Tycho Announce Manchester Date For June

After two great sell-out shows at the Electric Brixton in February, the electronic ambient rock outfit Tycho will bring their Epoch supporting show to Manchester for a show at the Albert Hall. Fresh off supporting their GRAMMY nominated LP Epoch around the world, Tycho will return to the UK to present one of their acclaimed…

Gorillaz-Created Demon Dayz Festival Announced

The Damon Albarn-led cult animated band Gorillaz have announced a brand new festival under the name Demon Dayz, taken from their breakout album, that will take place on June 10th in Dreamland Margate, the amusement park in Margate. The festival will see the act’s first performance since their New Zealand shows in December 2010 and…

HIM Announce Farewell Tour

The gothic rock legends HIM have announced that they will disband after 26 years at the start of 2018 and after a lengthy farewell tour that brings the band to the UK for the final time. The Finnish goths have been a standout in the darker side of rock for over twenty years and have…

Peter Hook & The Light, O2 Academy Liverpool, 03/03/2017

Peter Hook, founding member of Joy Division and New Order, returned to Liverpool last night with The Light in-tow to preform the two classic Substance albums in a single set, and he proved a lot along the way. With Hooky‘s on-going, looming legal issues with his former bandmates, it was an emotive move for Hooky and…

PINS, All We Are, White Room Join FestEVOL Gardens

The final acts for FestEVOL Gardens have been announced and include Manchester post-punks PINS, All We Are, White Room, SPINN, Bribes and Chinah as additions to the bill. FestEVOL Gardens takes over the Invisible Wind Factory for an unmissable day of live music and features Wild Beasts, The Parrots, Pulled Apart By Horses, The Sundowners…

UPDATE: Lady GaGa Will Headline Coachella, Daft Punk Still To Tour?

UPDATE: Against previous reports, Billboard have claimed that Lady GaGa will headline Coachella instead of the reported duo Daft Punk. Meanwhile, the French robots are apparently still in the midst of planning a spring tour. Original story remains below.   The iconic robot duo Daft Punk are reportedly set to announce a spring world tour…

Peter Hook & The Light To Play Substance at O2 Academy This Friday

There’s so very few British acts throughout history that have made the impact that both Joy Division and New Order have made…and bassist Peter Hook was a founder in both. This Friday night, Peter Hook and his band The Light will preform both Substance albums by both iconic bands in a full, three-hour show that…

Gary Numan and Brian Wilson Headline Summer of Love Shows in July

The second show in the Pioneers of British Electronic Music series has been announced and it’s an amazing show. Gary Numan will be returning to Liverpool following his mesmerising Olympia show last September to headline the second Pioneers of British Electronic Music show and he’ll be joined by special guest Ultravox frontman  John Foxx and The…

First Psych Fest Announcements, The Black Angels Headline

Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia have announced their first acts for this year’s festival, including headliners The Black Angels. The festival, staying at its home at Camp and Furnace, will feature headliners The Black Angels, Songhoy Blues, trailblazers LOOP, Laetitia Sadier (formally of Stereolab), Adrian Sherwood, Wolf People, White Manna and The Comet Is Coming…

Thundercat – Drunk REVIEW

The restless multi-instrumentalist and producer returns with his vivid record full of star-studded soul, a whole lot of funk and even an inspired amount of soft rock. The eccentric 23-track album is full of soul-filled life, especially with the cast of characters that joins Thundercat from Pharrell and Kendrick Lamar to Michael McDonald and Kenny…

Now Wave Sunday Sessions Announces Whitney, Bill Ryder-Jones Added

Manchester promotion wonder Now Wave have announced their debut Sunday Sessions, which sees them take over two floors of O2 Ritz with the acclaimed indie rock band Whitney headline. Whitney has been confirmed to headline the debut Sunday Sessions on June 4th, while this morning (24th) saw Now Wave announce Bill Ryder-Jones will preform a solo…

Edgar Jones Announces New LP, Debuts “Best Thing”

Local legend Edgar Jones has announced his new album, along with his latest single. Jones returns with his latest LP The Song of Day and Night set to be released April 14th through Skeleton Key Records and has released a new single “Best Thing” to go along with the announcement (premiered over at Clash). The album…