Dr. Martens Launch Event

On Wednesday 6th December, Dr. Martens launched their highly anticipated new store with Southampton’s finest music acts providing a night of raucous celebration. Support artist and singer/songwriter Sean McGowan warmed the crowd with an energetic folk-punk performance, playing to an audience eager to welcome him to the brand-new store. We had a chat with Sean before the event. Next up headline act … Continue reading Dr. Martens Launch Event

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Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.

I first met Johnny Manna at a pizza place just outside of Hopewell Junction in upstate New York, with little knowledge or inclination of his musical ability and composure. Even as the ensuing day and night passed, I had no idea I was sat in the presence of genuine, exciting talent. Fast forward to a … Continue reading Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.

The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

Nothing But Thieves have denied sexual assault allegations that have been made against them on social media and go ahead with their planned show in Southampton. Accusations against members of the band were shared on Twitter on Monday. Following the allegations, a gig they were due to headline for NME in London was cancelled. Nothing But … Continue reading The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

Harry Styles: A Genius Performer With Crazy Fans

Harry Styles’ debut album shot to number one from release, so it was no real surprise that the UK leg of his first ever solo tour sold out in minutes. Our very own Deputy Editor, Isabelle Truscott was one of the lucky few that got to see the former One Directioner live at London’s Eventim … Continue reading Harry Styles: A Genius Performer With Crazy Fans

Southampton’s Newest Record Store: Vinilo

Music lovers, rejoice, for a new record store has just opened up in Southampton’s city centre, and it’s super cool. You may have noticed a few new places opening up around town since we’ve come back from summer break, and Vinilo, a record store where you can chill out, listen to vinyl in store, and … Continue reading Southampton’s Newest Record Store: Vinilo

Grizzly Bear’s Triumphant Return

O2 Academy Brixton, London, 09.10.2017 American indie rock band Grizzly Bear has returned to the music scene with a new album, Painted Ruins, after 2012’s critically acclaimed Shields. They are definitely a band that is worth waiting for, since their music is very unique, channeling influences ranging from psychedelia and experiment to rock and pop. Their music … Continue reading Grizzly Bear’s Triumphant Return

NBHD Festival 2017: A Review

The opportunity to catch performances from the likes of Peace, Rat Boy, Superfood and INHEAVEN all in the same day is not one that comes around too often, so when this year’s line-up for Neighbourhood Festival was announced, it’s fair to say that fans of indie and alternative music got a little excited. The one-day … Continue reading NBHD Festival 2017: A Review