One of the true joys of Jamie Lenman’s back catalogue is the sheer eclecticism of the music he creates and that variety comes across time and time again in his live shows. If you take the peak of his metal ferocity and the picked melody of a song like ‘Pretty Please’ it’s difficult to think of a peer who comes close to matching his range of material.
Indoor Pets might be the first time you don't recognise a band's name, yet spent the summer of 2017 humming their singles. Formerly known as Get Inuit, the band made the bold move to change their name and now they're back on the road with the same explosive arsenal of anthems which made their (original) name.
Canada and indie pop have a long and successful affinity and Ontario's Alvvays are the latest glorious collective to burst out of the country and establish worldwide success. This week sees the band arrive in the UK for their largest tour to date as they head into large academy venues up and down the country.
When you think of Nashville, Tennessee you don't usually think of twinkly emo anthems, yet Free Throw are redefining what you might expect from their hometown. After releasing a pair of albums and two extended plays they've put themselves firmly on the alternative rock map with some of the most soaring slices of indie punk.
London has always been a veritable hot bed of musical talent, yet it seems that the true musical gems always have a way of rising to the top despite the congestion. Inheaven are one such example. Since bursting out of the city in 2015, with debut single 'Regeneration', the band have gone from strength to strength.
This week sees Slimboy arrive in the country for a lengthy series of British shows. Clocking in well in excess of double figures, the Basel natives are throwing their all into this rare UK jaunt.