There are some things that are almost impossible to put into words. RY X performing to a sold out Royal Albert Hall on a dark and drizzly Monday evening is one of those things. After taking to the stage of the iconic London venue with producer Frank Wiedemann for a performance of ‘Howling’ in 2018, Australian born Ry Cummings retrained to play his biggest UK headline show so far alongside the London Contemporary Orchestra.
Riverside showcased Ten Tonnes and his band on Tuesday night as he returned to Newcastle again this year. This time to play his own show after a headline set at O2 Academy 2 as part of inner city music festival Hit The North back in May.
Returning with The Day You Departed Tour for his second Missouri show, a truly rare occurrence, Matt Maeson hit Rose Music Hall in Columbia with support from the Technicolors.
Indie rock quartet Sea Girls visited Manchester on Thursday night to play to a sold out, very energetic Academy 2. This comes after a string of incredible festival slots for the band this last summer, including Community Festival and Reading and Leeds.
In support of their new album ‘Beautiful Oblivion’, Issues hit the road this month around the UK, along with the help of Lotus Eater. We caught their set when their played the Manchester Academy, our photographer Jesse Jones was there to capture all the action.
Australian band Good Morning bring their sweet Alt-pop sound to Vancouver's Wise Hall and Lounge
Just six months after their last visit to these grey shores, Local Natives released their third album ‘Violet Street’ and took to Electric Brixton for the penultimate date in their Spiral Choir tour.
On a cold and rainy evening in Bristol — but this is England, so what more could you expect — the English-American, bluesy-rock and all around legend Barns Courtney visited Trinity Centre, with the incredible — if uniquely bizarre — Will and the People supporting.
From releasing their first singles at the start of the year, to their wildly anticipated debut album that came out two months ago; things have snowballed for the Dublin five-piece.
In a spectacular finale of the Love + Fear Tour, MARINA got Vancouver on its feet as she gave an incredible performance at the Orpheum Theatre!
On their fifth last-ever gig, on their last-ever tour, following on from their last-ever album, Mallory Knox graced Exeter with one of the most comfortable and adored performances in recent memory. Support came from Dead Ground and Led By Lanterns.
Two Door Cinema Club finally returned to Manchester after two years to take residence in Victoria Warehouse for two sold out shows. On Monday night, we headed down to the venue to catch their extensive set of the band’s greatest hits, including some from their most recent release, ‘False Alarm’.
Finnish pop powerhouse ALMA took the roof off at her recent London headline show at the Electric Ballroom. Our photographer Ryan Johnson was there to capture all the action, check out her snaps from the show.
Indie Irish trio whenyoung returned to Manchester on Tuesday night for a stunningly intimate performance at Gorilla. Only the second date into their extensive UK tour, the band treated their audience to an exciting set full of tracks from their debut album, ‘Reasons to Dream’.
It was the second night of October and already things have started to take a turn for the ever looming colder. As London braced itself for a season of change something sunshine-compassed turned its psyched face towards the cities East end- we’re “not feeling yet quite so bad”, LA lovers Allah-Las have landed and things are going to get balmy again.
Marika Hackman played an amazing set at the beautiful Islington Assembly Hall last week, our photographer Milly McAlister was there to capture all the action. Check out her snaps from the show -
Trippy Atlanta born duo Earthgang have always been known to bring a metric ton of energy to their shows, that mixed with London’s love for anything rap related was a match made in heaven; tonight’s crowd at Electric Brixton had some high expectations!
Pale Waves played to a packed out Manchester Academy on Friday night. Rainbow flags galore, the atmosphere in a few words: inclusive, energetic and full of gothic-pop.
JC Stewart returns to London for the second night of four back to back sellout shows at The Islington and a brand new single ‘Pick Up Your Phone’
It’s a rainy, gloomy Monday in Vancouver; a sombre start to the week that can really only be cured by either a warm coffee or an incredible show. Lucky for us, today is the day Rhye are playing at the Vogue Theatre.
London four piece Shanghai Blues headlined the Moth Club this weekend, their biggest ever headline show and it certainly got warm and messy! Our photographer James Baker was there to capture all the madness.
Hozier took to a sold out O2 Apollo Manchester and treated his audience to a night of beautiful music, electric atmosphere and Irish charm.
In support of their debut album ‘Lonely World’, Acres are currently on a series of UK tour dates. We caught their live show at the Key Club in Leeds, with support coming from Parting Gift and Captives. Our photographer Nathan Robinson was there to capture all the action.
Racking up support slots with Wolf Alice, Black Honey, Prophets of Rage and Skunk Anansie; playing at Kerrang’s Music Awards, and making their debut at Download Festival – it’s been quite a year for Nova Twins. To round it all out, they’re currently on a mini headline tour and we caught all the action at the Sebright Arms, in London.
Indie hit-maker Will Joseph Cook finally made a return to Manchester after two years and treated his fans to a special set at the Deaf Institute on Tuesday night. After a long hiatus from releasing new music, Cook teased his audience with the freshest tracks from his upcoming record, as well as his biggest hits.
As we start to hold onto what little of summer remains before those winter blues start setting in, in order to retain some kind of happiness; it’s absolutely vital for us to keep our souls nourished with positive energy and creativity. Loud Women had us covered, over the weekend, with their fourth annual festival that was a celebration of inclusivity, empowerment and eradicating the patriarchy.
We caught Trash Boat in Leeds, when they stopped by the Stylus on their UK tour, with support coming from Capstan, Doll Skin and Woes.
Canadian legends, Said The Whale, played an incredible sold out hometown show at Vancouver’s Malkin Bowl, supported by newcomers The Beaches.
J-rockers Survive Said The Prophet headed over to the London and Manchester this month for their first ever UK shows. We sent our photographer Nathan Robinson to capture their Northern show at the Star and Garter, check out his pictures of all the action -
In support of their debut album “Wabi-sabi”, Childcare stopped off in St Albans for an experience that really did get to all of the senses… no, really.