Monthly Archives July 2016

Field Mouse share new single The Order Of Things

Field Mouse share new single The Order Of Things

Field Mouse

Field Mouse has unveiled a third single from their sophomore album,Episodic, out August 5th via Topshelf Records

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“The Order Of Things”hushed guitar sway recalls It’s a Shame about Ray era Lemonheads. Earlier singles, “Out Of Context” (featuring Allison Crutchfield of Swearin’ and Waxahatchee) and album opener, “The Mirror” are perfect examples of Field Mouse’s guitar-pop prowess.

If 2014’s Hold Still Life was the fruition of Field Mouse’s evolution from a fiery two-piece into a fully-fledged band, then new album Episodic is the letting go; the abandonment of past persuasions for something altogether more untamed...

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Radio 1 Announces line up for Ibiza Weekend 2016

Radio 1 Announces line up for Ibiza Weekend 2016

Ibiza Weekend 2016

BBC Radio 1 has announced that an exclusive Radio 1 dance family line up consisting of Annie Mac, Pete TongDanny HowardB. TraitsGeorge FitzgeraldHeidiMistaJamToddla TDJ Target and Kölsch will perform at the station’s legendary Friday night party at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel in Playa d’en Bossa on Friday 5thAugust.

The four hour party, hosted by Annie Mac and broadcast live on Radio 1 from 7pm to 11pm UK time, is part of the station’s annual pilgrimage to the White Isle to showcase its specialist music output.

Tickets are available now at  www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1j7LsX1JjNB6LfhLMjKwyr6/radio-1-in-ibiza-live-from-ushuaia

Annie Mac says: “Radio 1’s Summer of Dance is bringing some huge line ups to some huge festivals across the ...

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Mary J. Blige and Maxwell Confirmed For BluesFest 2016 Double Bill

Mary J. Blige and Maxwell Confirmed For BluesFest 2016 Double Bill

Mary J. Blige and Maxwell

The line up for this year’s BlueFest, which takes place at The O2 from October 28th – 30th, has been broadened by the addition of two true soul visionaries. Multi-Grammy-winning Mary J Blige and the globally acclaimed R&B star Maxwell will team up for a much-anticipated double bill on the Friday night of the event. Having just released his new album ‘BlackSUMMERS’night’ to widespread acclaim, this will be Maxwell’s first London show for almost a decade and tickets are set to be in high demand.

Other artists descending on The O2 in October include blues luminary Walter Trout, UK blues-rock outfit The Temperance Movement, UK guitar god Jeff Beck and the legendary Van Morrison...

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Gorgon City – tour announced and new track ‘Zoom Zoom’ ft. Wyclef Jean

Gorgon City - tour announced and new track 'Zoom Zoom' ft. Wyclef Jean

Gorgon City

Gorgon City today unveil the next track to come from their ‘Kingdom’ project – ‘Zoom Zoom’, which features musical legend Wyclef Jean.

The new track comes hand-in-hand with a brand new set of UK headline tour dates, which includes a massive show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton in October.

The end of 2015 saw Matt Robson-Scott and Kye Gibbon fly out to New Jersey to spend 2 days in the studio with Wyclef Jean. Together they wrote ‘Zoom Zoom’ – the next instalment from their current ‘Kingdom’ Project, which has already included Radio 1 smash ‘All Four Walls’ along side club tracks ‘Blue Parrot’, ‘Smoke’ and ‘Impaired Vision’...

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Two Week Countdown To Award-Winning Liverpool Loves Festival

Two Week Countdown To Award-Winning Liverpool Loves Festival

Liverpool Loves Festival

Liverpool Loves 2016 has officially been launched and the two-week countdown is now underway until the event returns to Pier Head Liverpool.

This is second consecutive year the three-day event has taken place, celebrating all that is great about Liverpool City Region under the fab four themes ofBusiness, Culture, Food and Wellbeing.

Guests were invited to Tom Halls Tavern yesterday evening (Thursday 21 July) for a taster of what to expect from this year’s event.

Liverpool Loves 2016 takes place over three days – Liverpool Loves Business on Thursday 4 August; Liverpool Loves Merseybeat on Friday 5 August; andLiverpool Loves Festival Day on Saturday 6 August.

Liverpool Loves Business will take place between 9am and 5pm on Thursday 4 August at the Cr...

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Viola Beach memorial fundraiser – Live music event in aid of late locals

Viola Beach memorial fundraiser - Live music event in aid of late locals

Viola Beach

A local live music event featuring local musicians all in aid of the local late Viola Beach. All proceeds to go directly to the Viola Beach Memorial Fund.

LINE UP:

Young Cesar

Polareyes

Michigan

Pacific

Live music kicks off from 7pm with a set from ‘Young Cesar’, followed by a debut live performance from Warrington Alt-Rockers ‘Polareyes’. Working towards their first EP release at the end of this year, ‘Michigan’ take the stage from 8.20pm and are sure to have you dancing along to their “sexy holiday pop rock” riffs to get you pumped for the headliner of the night. Piano-led Alt Rock ‘Pacific’ caught the ear of BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens following their EP and ‘Time to Forget’ single release last year...
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Countdown begins for epic Corona SunSets Festival in London

Countdown begins for epic Corona SunSets Festival in London

Corona SunSets Festival

With just under two weeks to go, Corona will be bringing the sunset moment to life at this year’s Corona SunSets Festival at Greenwich Peninsula on 30th July.

To give music lovers a real taste of summer, real sand is being transported to London in order to transform the bustling metropolis into a beach haven, providing the perfect location to celebrate the power of the sunset in a memorable way.

Some of the world-class acts lined up to headline the two main stages include Robin Schulz, Felix Jaehn, Sam Feldt, Norman Jay MBE, Nightmares on Wax and Crazy P Soundsystem, The Him, Riki Inocente, Coco Cole and special guests Kungs, promising an incredible selection of music from chilled acoustic beach tunes to upbeat, melodic and deep house.

Robin Schulz, says: “There i...

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The Lumineers Announce Autumn UK Headline Tour

The Lumineers Announce Autumn UK Headline Tour

The Lumineers

Today, platinum selling Denver outfit, The Lumineers, announce their much anticipated UK and Ireland headline tour dates for October/November 2016.

The Cleopatra World Tour continues in support of their number one selling sophomore album, ‘Cleopatra‘,awarded 4*s in both MOJO & The Sun. The tour announcement follows the band’s show stopping performance at Glastonbury Festival and their recent UK headline tour, which sold out in less than 24 hours.

The Lumineers continue to receive critical and public acclaim for their live show, with their recent Brixton Academy gig being described as a “triumphant, barnstorming performance” (Daily Telegraph); yet another signifier that this band is a force to be reckoned with, especially in the live arena.

Continuing the success story from ...

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Sworn Amongst announce August UK tour

Sworn Amongst

Sworn Amongst

Northern metal quintet SWORN AMONGST are pleased to announce their return to the road this summer.

They will hit the UK this August, joined with technical metal quartet Cambion for a run of dates to continue promoting their incredible new album ‘Under A Titan Sky’.
Check out the title track and latest single release from the bands new album here  – https://soundcloud.com/dominopr/04-under-a-titan-sky
After destroying their slot at this year’s UK Tech Metal Fest, the band returned hungry to get back out there and do what they do best, play live shows.
Live dates are as follows:
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19th – The Frog, Worksop
20th – Alma Inn, Bolton
21st – King Billy, Northampton
22nd – The Cavern, Exeter
23rd – The Portland Arms, Cambridge
24th – The Owl Sanctuary...

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We Are Scientists – live in Liverpool and Oxford as part of a huge UK tour

We Are Scientists - live in Liverpool and Oxford as part of a huge UK tour

We Are Scientists

We Are Scientists return after a festival-fuelled summer, for a mammoth UK tour in October and November, stopping off at O2 Academy2 Oxford and Arts Club Liverpool

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With over 10 years creating and releasing music, We Are Scientists have built up a huge fan base. Meeting through a love of stand-up comedy, the band are known for chucking a comedy skit in between their tunes, such as crowd favourites ‘The Great Escape’, ‘After Hours’ and ‘Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt’.

The New York based troupe will be stopping at 24 cities across the country within one month, and diverting from the usual stomping ground with shows in Holmfirth, Falmoth and Guildford. The live dates mark the release of We Are Scientist’s fifth studio album Helter Skeltzer, named after the mus...

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