Sooooo festival fever is almost upon us and if you are a lover of new music and based somewhere in the UK, or not, Brighton’s Great Escape festival is the one for you. The multi venued event, started back in 2006 has grown and become the largest of its kind in the world being beaten marginally by SXSW. This year’s see 350 plus emerging national and international artists, together with a full music industry convention
Filed in Artrocker Speaks at 15.29pm on 13 May 13
In the wake of Art Brut's 'best of' album, learn how Steven Horry has become their new favourite artist.
J. Michael Straczynski and Ben Templesmith's 'Ten Grand' is an intriguing prospect...
Filed in Geekrocker at 11.55am on 13 May 13
Following from the events of Avengers versus X-Men, four young X-Men are plucked from the blast and brought forward into a dark and bleak future.
Filed in Geekrocker at 11.00am on 10 May 13
This week Stephen Murphy gives Dot To Dot a preview and delivers us some reviews of the latest new Notts releases
Filed in Artrocker Speaks at 10.46am on 09 May 13
Sprightly Leeds quartet This Many Boyfriends indie-pop will have you longing for fizzy sweets and warm panda cola. Daniel Goux and Richard Brooke talk to us about troubles getting to Austin, touring with the Kaiser Chiefs, odes to a member of Talking Heads and what is currently happening in This Many Boyfriends world.
Cole Salewicz gives us a run down of shows and acts to hit up all this month
Filed in Artrocker Speaks at 15.55pm on 07 May 13
Darren spent three days Camden Crawling, here’s what he thought of the whole ‘head-nodding’ urban music festival and bumping into Dangermouse. As usual he’s moaning BUT not against the music
Woah there.... what the bleedin hell is going on. I know, odd title. But there is good reason.
Filed in View from a Record Store at 11.47am on 06 May 13
After having recently finished a European tour, London based indie five-piece Scanners are now gearing up for the released of their third album ‘Love Is Symmetry’. Artrocker’s Nathan Westley checks in with the band’s guitarist and singer Matthew Mole.
On the cover we have Lambeth Boys Palma Violets who tell us stuff about stuff such as “Look! What are you doing? Bring down some guitars and amplifiers and start a band!”. Same goes for features... featuring Edwyn Collins, Deap Vally give us a mountain hi, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, The Stranglers (early years) and Dream Syndicate ***** In New Blood you'll find: The 1975, Coves, Childhood, Fat Goth, Little Green Cars, Night Engine, Thought Forms, F.U.R.S. and Filthy Boy ***** We have an embedded Artrocker Radio Player with focus on Wet Nuns ***** Rock The Look of Hypnotic Eye ***** Masses of reviews ***** 'Art' with David Bowie ***** A look back with Black Lips ***** Tim Burgess' column ***** Lovely photos and tons of clever digital thingies
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