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It’s happening again! The rumour mill has gone into overdrive this afternoon as the picture of the iconic lemons over Wembley’s famous arches circulated around social media. Speculation has been rife as to whether or not the Manchester heroes will be gigging again. It is now confirmed that the Roses will indeed play 3 dates […]

Blur – Leisure – 25th Anniversary vinyl re-issue

We all love a re-issue, and the past couple of years (and couple of years to come) have been and will be littered with them. I have purchased a few and have a few lined up, but each one is procured with a ritualistic moment of reflection. I say reflection, it’s more like a day […]

Supersonic – The Documentary

  It’s what all Oasis fans have been waiting for. Even non-fans are aware of the tumultuous relationship between Liam and Noel, the spats that left other band members seemingly walk from the line-up, the iconic gigs that drew crowds of thousands and left us with some of the most talked about backstage antics of […]

The Cult of Free Love return with debut album Love Revolution

Following on from the release of their debut sell-out 10″ single ‘Love Is All There Is’ last summer, the mysterious North Wales band The Cult of Free Love are back with their debut album, Love Revolution. Featuring collaborations with artists known to the Northern Star Records collective of musicians, Love Revolution is one of 2016’s most […]

The Bluetones are playing Star Shaped Festival this September

The Bluetones have just been announced as a headline act at Star Shaped Festival in London this September. The festival promises it “won’t just be any performance”, with The Bluestones set to play an ultra rare, completely exclusive acoustic set. Back in March we announced that London’s Star Shaped Club, a monthly Britpop night, had expanded their […]

Star Shaped Club have announced a Britpop festival for September and the line up is glorious

They’ve been putting on monthly Britpop club nights for only a year, but London’s Star Shaped Club have just stepped things up with the announcement of their inaugural Star Shaped Festival. Oh yeah, and the line up? It’s, as Ian Brown might say, glorious. To headline, Shed Seven’s vocalist Rick Witter and guitarist Paul Banks […]

Elly McCabe releases beautiful debut EP ‘Wake’

After a five-year incubation period, Bristol-based singer-songwriter and harpist Elly McCabe last month released her debut EP, Wake. The daughter of musician Nick McCabe, who is most famous for playing guitar with The Verve, Elly has clearly inherited her father’s musical genes. Her 12-minute nautically themed EP is a beautiful collection of four delicate, intimate […]