Ronan Peaker’s life revolves around living and breathing music. Studying production at music college in the day, away from education he has embarked on his own solo project, under the moniker LELO. A little later on Ronan will explain himself … Continue reading Introducing…LELO.
Northern infectious indie/dirty pop outfit Marsicans are back with their latest release ‘Too Good’. Several months ago, I described their last single ‘Friends’ as sounding “fun and sprightly on the surface, but (it talks) about the anguish of both losing … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Marsicans / Too Good
Unbelievably, seven months of 2017 have passed by already, and I’ve been lucky to cram in more live music than ever before. I’ve seen bands in tiny pubs, bands on gigantic festival stages, and bands everywhere in-between. I’ve travelled all … Continue reading Who’s blown me away and who didn’t meet my expectations: rating the acts I’ve seen live in 2017… so far.
Truck Festival intended to be my first-weekend festival, and a weekend of others firsts, including pitching a tent & sleeping in it. Unfortunately, things went far from planned and I ended up back in Lincolnshire by 8am Saturday morning. It … Continue reading Festival Review: TRUCK FESTIVAL – 21/07/2017
A few months back I wrote a single review from understated singer/songwriter Simon Baum, for his track ‘Bridges’. Back in April, I said the powerful, meaningful track is about “how today’s society is now putting up walls… rather than building bridges to form … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Simon Baum / London
After running in a different format two years ago, Finsbury Park was home to a revamped Community Festival. Over the course of a scorching summer’s day, the one-day inner city festival saw bands adored within the indie / alternative circuit … Continue reading FESTIVAL REVIEW: Community Festival
With a large student population and numerous live venues dotted all over the city, county town Lincoln is an idealistic place to begin a band. This is where the fourth Lincolnshire Band / Artist is based, after Project Redshift, Alice’s … Continue reading Lincolnshire Band of the Week: Carry the Crown
2Q Festival has been running for the past two years as an inner city event in Derby, and now for a new challenge and location, on October 28th the biggest and freshest alternative rock and indie acts will make their … Continue reading First ever 2Q Lincoln performers are unveiled!
The Maccabees may not have the popularity that other indie groups such as Foals and Courteeners have, but they still have a dedicated following and cult status, as well as a huge amount of critical success to their name. They … Continue reading GIG REVIEW: The Maccabees @ Alexandra Palace, London