Natalie Shay is undoubtedly a talented youngster – at just 19, she has already graduated from the Brit School, and has been classically trained to play the guitar. Clash Magazine have recognised her potential, exclusively premiering her latest single ‘This … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Natalie Shay / This Feeling
Even without hearing any lyrics, the sequence of the sprightly guitar riff just puts you in a positive mood, and there’s an instant, unquestionable likeability about the single. In student town Fallowfield, near Manchester, a group of lads crossed paths … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: The Covasettes / This Feeling
Gloomy, thoughtful lyricism, backed by soulful saxophones & gospel choirs, fronted by their brooding baritone lead singer, and sometimes harmonised against crisp female vocals – The New Faith is a mesmerising new force within British alternative music. Refreshingly for everyone, … Continue reading INTERVIEW: The New Faith
Continuing with showcasing fantastic This Feeling affiliated acts on the blog, I’ve interviewed Norfolk group Kid Luna – you’ll be over the moon to have discovered them by the end of this feature (atrocious pun had to be included). The band … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Kid Luna
Looking for a group to get behind with a riotous energy live, frivolous and untamed, ready to knock you out the park with their unruly, relentless, and unforgiving punk music? Then meet Avalanche Party, a five piece ready to quite … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Avalanche Party
Their latest single ‘Mind Pollution’ may have got plenty of people talking, but this level of attention for SHEAFS is long overdue. They have been a class band for a while now, catching the eye of This Feeling and myself … Continue reading ‘Nobody’s watching’ SHEAFS? Nah, they’re actually This Feeling’s TOTW on Radio X!
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