The 1975 Stun Crowds With Unbelievable Stage Set-Up

The 1975 Stun Crowds With Unbelievable Stage Set-Up

The 1975 kicked off their UK & Ireland Tour in Belfast last night emblazoning the SSE Hydro Arena in everything neon. The tour supports their critically acclaimed third album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.  Pale Waves and No Rome accompanied the band on the first leg of their tour. The night debuted a collaborative performance of ‘Narcissist’ by No Rome and the headliners themselves. Matt Healy opened the night with the first single released…

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Review: The Wombats Latest Single ‘Oceans’

Review: The Wombats Latest Single ‘Oceans’

The Wombats are back with the Extended Version of their fantastic fourth album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life. Following on from the previously released ‘Bee-Sting’ the lads have dropped the nostalgia infused, 80’s inspired track ‘Oceans’ From the get go, the glossy synth is incredibly reminiscent of Bowie, namely ‘Let’s Dance’, the overuse of synths works really well, the disparity between intense vocals and instrumentals to relaxed synth beats sorta relates to the ebbs…

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Parcels ‘Funk’ Leeds Up

Parcels ‘Funk’ Leeds Up

If Disco and Funk had a baby, it’d be called Parcels. The lights were out. The room dark. The audience silent. A beam of golden light pierces the gloom. The Parcels logo illuminates the sky. People cheer. People laugh. People cry. I think I even saw a guy in a wheelchair stand up. Okay, those last two may have been a stretch, but it was still a cracking entrance. Rocking a look that I can…

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Jorja Smith at The LCR, Norwich

Jorja Smith at The LCR, Norwich

Thursday 4th October saw Norwich welcome Jorja Smith for the first time at an almost completely sold out show at The LCR. Bringing with her, long-term friend, Mina Rose from East London who fired up the crowd with her debut EP, London Burning. Jorja’s performance in Norwich kickstarted her 10-date UK tour after dropping her debut album in June 2018. The English singer-songwriter has soared over the past 2 years with beign awarded the Critics’…

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Arctic Monkeys at The O2, London

Arctic Monkeys at The O2, London

Arctic Monkeys are finally back in business. After the release of their 5thstudio album, ‘Tranquillity Base Hotel + Casino’ back in May, the band embarked on their 13 date UK tour at the start of the month. And yes, we were one of the lucky ones to get our hands on one of the heavily sought-after ticket for the Sheffield legends performance on the 12thSeptember at London’s O2 Arena. With support from American band, The…

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Live Review: Shawn Mendes at the O2, London

Live Review: Shawn Mendes at the O2, London

This review was very last minute. I got a message from a friend inviting me to a show that night, as he had a spare ticket and hoped I would come along. I didn’t recognise Shawn by name, but would later discover that I recognised a few of his songs, if nothing else. You never get far by saying No to things, so I happily accepted my friend’s offer and headed out to the O2,…

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