The Big Thief sound is built around the stunning voice of frontwoman Adrianne Lenker. Equal parts fragile and heart-shatteringly strong, their low key indie anthems hang raggedly around Lenker's shimmering vocals on record and at their live shows those vocals are pushed even further to centre stage.
It can take a lot for someone to leave their home country to pursue a dream, yet Kid Wave’s Lea Emmery did exactly that in her search for a musical outlet. Leaving her native Sweden behind, she relocated to London and formed a four piece band, releasing the splendid ‘Wonderlust’ in 2015 to justify her extreme pursuits.
Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins are Tigers Jaw. They may have seen members come and go and they've even declared a (thankfully brief) indefinite hiatus, but somehow the turbulance that appears to have happened behind the scenes has never been allowed to disrupt the perfect melodies of the songs themselves.
New York has never been short of incredible musicians producing vital albums revered around the globe, but Big Thief peel away some of the pomp often associated with the city and begin to give a true voice to Brooklyn's skittering heartbeat.
On the back of their latest record ‘Punk Day – Beautiful Day’, A Page of Punk are making their return to the United Kingdom after several chaotic previous visits. Their all-out punk assault will be making its way across Britain this month, with Holiday in tow for most dates.
Scene Better Days returns for its 2017 instalment with its biggest and best line-up to date. Cowtown headline the Friday night, with ample support from (3/4 of Martha) ONSIND and Naomi Stephens (playing a rare solo show). While Colour Me Wednesday and The Kimberly Steaks bring the curtain down on Saturday.