Author: Ethan Weatherby

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Festival Review: Live At Leeds, 2018

Though not a prerequisite, Live At Leeds is all about the best of Britain, championing the new and celebrating already beloved acts, outstripping the city festival competition. In the spirit of SXSW, …

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Festival Profile: Farr Fest, 2018

Name:  FARR FESTIVAL  Where:  Bygrave Woods, Hertfordshire  When:  5th - 8th July  Did you get the memo? Dance is the sound of 2018, the biggest it's been since the halcyon days of the 90s. Farr Fe…

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Festival Profile: Live at Leeds 2018

Name:  Live At Leeds  Where:  Leeds, Yorkshire  When:  Saturday 5th May  Of all the city festivals, Live at Leeds takes the crown. For one day the city hosts tens of thousands of music fans, bounci…

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In Pictures: IDLES // Gorilla, Manchester

Branded as punk polemics, the one and only IDLES set off on their latest UK tour earlier this week, ready to bring their infamously rowdy sets across the country. Landing in Manchester for a sold-out …

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Live Review: Young Fathers // O2 Ritz, Manchester

Contradiction is the most fascinating thing about Young Fathers. On stage they’re a riot barely contained, but when winning awards they mope around and shoot daggers at the press; “What do you expect …

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Live Review: Future Islands // Apollo, Manchester

Future Islands are proof of life beyond meme. Catapulted to fame by leader Samuel T. Herring's gyrating hips and manic eyes on Letterman in 2014, a lot of people asked, is this actually good? Are we e…