Live Return For No Age
It's staggering to think that the noise rock of No Age has been rattling around for thirteen years now. Ever innovative and consistently balancing the anthemic with abrasive, the Californians are circling back round with a fifth full-length, 'Snares Like A Haircut', released on Drag City (ending a long Sub Pop association) in January.
WWWater Launches Tour
Belgium's Charlotte Adigéry has had a varied and multi-textured music career to date, not dissimilar to the skittering eclecticism of the material she's releasing in her latest guise as WWWater. It's the sound of someone finally finding their place in the clusterfuck of the music industry. An individual bedding-in to...
At The Drive In - Academy, Manchester
This is not the first tour where La Butcherettes have joined At The Drive In on tour. In most cases, you’d imagine that taking a second bite of the cherry in attempting to set-up proceedings for one of the greatest live bands of all time would suggest you were something of a glutton for punishment. But La Butcherettes manage to pull it off...
Fangclub Hit The Road
If you're not already familiar with Dublin's Fangclub, then it's about time you allowed yourself to get acquainted. They formed in 2013, but only unleashed their first album last year and the self-titled debut certainly sounds like a release which underwent a several year gestation period. A purring clash between the...
This week sees At The Drive In returning to UK shores for their most extensive headline run in over a decade. If that run of shows, in support of last year's 'in•ter a•li•a' album, wasn't enough, the band are also bringing the eclectic live explosion of Le Butcherettes over to support them for the entire run of British dates.
Pale Waves Take Over The World
Some bands wait an entire career to carve their own niche; to force their way out from under the influences which brought them to music in the first place. Manchester's Pale Waves have had no such problem. Their releases to date do not sound like a band in their infancy. They already have a sound uniquely 'them'.