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Review: Field Day 2016

Words & Images Ruth Kilpatrick. Known for a decade now for its eclectic line-up across expanding stages, Field Day 2016 demonstrated its diverse people pleasing skills once more, with the likes of GOAT, Skepta, Fat White Family, Mabel, Girl Band, Novelist and many more. To celebrate its 10th anniversary Field Day was given the gift…

Review: Evo Emerging

Words: Emma Clement. Last Saturday, Evo Emerging – a talent showcase organised by The Generator – took over the venues, pubs, coffee shops and warehouses of Newcastle’s Ouseburn. Across these 10 stages, over 40 artists were on offer ranging from teenage singer-songwriters, award winning garage bands and woozy electronic setups. Altogether they formed an enticing…

Review: The Great Escape 2016 – Part Two

If you’ve seen part one of our Great Escape jaunt, you’ll be well aware that we squeezed some of our favourite artists in to a small Brighton house to bring you some very intimate performances. Below are the rest of them and some stories from the Amazing Radio team from some of the remaining gigs…

Review: The Great Escape 2016 – Part One

Every year we descend on Brighton for one of our highlights of the festival calendar, The Great Escape. The aim is to see as many of the bands we champion and lock as many of them down for live sessions and interviews. Keep your eyes peeled over the coming days for our wonderful session videos, but for…

Live Review: Lisbon – Independent, Sunderland

Lisbon at Independent, Sunderland. Words Eva Lightfoot. Support : BLACK LINES, Lord Swans, Far Pacific Lisbon, the alternative pop four-piece founded in Whitley Bay, kicked off the second night of their UK tour not all that far from home at the Independent in Sunderland. Previously hosting the likes of The Maccabees, The Zutons and Mystery Jets the venue is a…

Live Review: Eagulls – Leeds

Eagulls at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds. Words: Rianne Kate Thompson Eagulls released their second LP Ullages on Friday 13th May, a brave move some superstitious believers might say but there was nothing unlucky or unsuccessful at the band’s album release show. The five-piece played to a sold out gig at Leeds Brudenell Social Club. The…

Single Review: Sundara Karma – Loveblood

Words: Eva Lightfoot The captivating Reading based quartet – Sundara Karma are back with their brand new release Loveblood and you guessed it, we have fallen hard, fast, and unashamedly in love. Defying the already sky-high standards they set themselves with previous releases, A Young Understanding and Run Away this new track is simply electric. The anthemic chorus…

Album Review: Oscar – Cut and Paste

Oscar Scheller’s debut album hits the senses like the magical first taste of summer. The feeling of leaving the house coat-less for the first time, and that metaphorical and literal weight lifted from the shoulders, is echoed in the cool ease and fuzzy euphoria of Cut and Paste. Opener Sometimes is as fun and as bold…

New Releases: May

You’re probably the type of person that compiles your top 50 albums of the year right? You probably update it every month? Well, if this sounds like you, May is going to be a big month! Eagulls – Ullages Ever since we saw Leeds outfit Eagulls at Beacons Festival we’ve been hooked. Their sound has always…

Single Review: Role – Still Mine

Words: Sarah Myles. A brooding electronic soundscape flickers through wavering vocals as heavy beats dominate the back bone of electronic four-piece ROLE’s new single Still Mine. Combining a Panda Bear-esque approach to composition with a weighty beat and ethereal atmosphere best reminiscent of 90’s Trip-Hop or even early Tyler, The Creator. ROLE have evolved well…

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