Becca Mancari is making her way to the UK for a short run of long-awaited British shows which kick off later this week. Mancari's past is nothing if not colourful and tales of her days as a janitor, time writing in India and her ultimate self-discovery in America's Nashville heart make perfect sense when you listen to the rich palette with which she paints her sparkling songs.
On the back of their sophomore release, 'Fixed Ideals', Muncie Girls are hitting the road with one of Australia's greatest bands. The Hard Aches unleashed their own sophomore record, the stunning 'Mess', earlier this year and the pairing is one of the greatest lineups you're likely to see this year.
It's easy to forget that Julien Baker is only two albums into her career; the Memphis natives' cathartic laments are so all-encompassing that it already feels like her back catalogue is a sprawling landscape of emotion and melody. This week, she's back in the UK for her largest headline shows to date.
Pop punk is not a dirty word and two of the genres brightest stars are hitting the road together to remind the UK of exactly that. Both Forever Came Calling and Handguns have embarked on lengthy periods of inactivity, but this week sees them make their long-awaited return to British shores for a stunning co-headline offer.
It's been delightful to see Phoebe Bridgers moving up the venues over the past few years and her 2017 debut, 'Stranger In The Alps' has justifiably catapulted her further up the pegging. Tonight, Gorilla is all-but-sold-out and their's an uncharacteristic hush over the room as the expectant masses await Bridgers' appearance on stage.
London's Sauna Youth have always brought a certain intensity to proceedings and this week sees the band back on the road as they hurtle towards the release of the fatalistic 'Deaths' which is due for release on Friday 7th September. Their short run of dates include a set of headline shows and a run supporting Protomartyr.