Alligator inflatables and vivid-coloured flares beamed across the grass verges of Sheffield’s Don Valley Bowl and ‘honey, that’s alright’. The Welsh band took to the stage to their usual Dean Martin’s ‘Ain’t That a Kick in the Head’ which then goes into the intro of the raucous song ‘Helter Skelter’, by The Beatles, playing by tape … More CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN REVIEW: JULY 14TH
People and music – two of the main ingredients needed to create a festival for the community. 35,000 music lovers made their way to Finsbury Park, London, to listen to an array of bands across one single day. Finsbury Park has hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry – Pearl Jam, The … More COMMUNITY FESTIVAL REVIEW: JULY 1ST
A sea of bucket hats and adidas trainers made their way to the capital. The Stone Roses played their first London gig in four years to a sold-out audience at Wembley Stadium. The well-known, Manchester legends took to the stage whilst ‘Stoned Love’ by The Supremes played in the background – the song featuring the … More THE STONE ROSES REVIEW: JUNE 17TH
Circle pits and crowd surfing: Peace return for headline show. After Peace had not played to a live audience in nearly 18 months, the Worcestershire band made their comeback in March during their headline slot for ‘TOPMAN ON TOUR WITH NME’ at Nottingham Trent Students’ Union. The band were touring around universities and kicked off their set at Nottingham … More PEACE REVIEW: MARCH 14TH
As a humble gesture of appreciation for my “beautifully curated Instagram feed” (flattered is not the word) Emma Smith, the founder of Charlie Feist, contacted me to see if I was interested in being given a free gift card for one of the very stylish, minimalistic, vegan backpacks. Of course, I could not say no. … More CHARLIE FEIST: THE NEW MINIMALISTIC BACKPACK RANGE
Despite being super nervous about beginning my new life as a fresher at Nottingham Trent University – new course, new people, new home – my first term has been an absolute ball. Moving away from my home comforts was rather scary and daunting to begin with, but with thanks to my amazing flatmates I soon … More SEE YOU SOON, NOTTINGHAM!
So, A level celebrations are over, uni checklists have been thoroughly checked and the butterfly feeling has sunk in – it’s time for the move to a new city. Moving to university is such a daunting and an overwhelming experience, all ravelled into one; but, beginning a new chapter in my life sounds rather exciting. Meeting … More Onto A New Adventure: UNI
I’m going to try my best to keep this post short and sweet; however, when it comes to discussing a band with the two main members, who have such a bromance – Alex Turner and Miles Kane – how can you not feel extremely excited! The Castlefield Bowl is an amazing, outside venue and has an amphitheatre-style about it, … More THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS: JULY 10TH