GIG REVIEW: Cassia / Alfie Neale / Make Friends. Thekla, Bristol, 26th October 2019. The boat rocks to the sounds of Manchester’s afro-indie marvels.

  Some live tickets are destined from the start to be great ones. The emergence of Cassia has without doubt been one of the biggest and most pleasant surprises of the year. Joined by Brighton’s rising star Alfie Neale and new local favourites Make Friends, and crammed on to a hot, sweaty and packed-out Thekla, Continue Reading

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Over dinner upcoming indie mega stars Larkins tell us about their EP, life on the road, laughs and being true to their fans.

Interviews come in all different shapes and sizes, from being hustled into a separate room with a specific time period to a chilled beer and a chat. Larkins took a different approach which started with an extremely open conversation, leading to some revelations that maybe they weren’t supposed to share: apparently an EP is coming! Continue Reading

LIVE REVIEW: Larkins / STITCH / Abandon Ship! The Anvil, Bournemouth, 18.10.19. Manchester’s rising stars bring their euphoric brand of indie-pop to the South Coast

Despite its usual rock ethos, it was an unashamedly eclectic treble-bill laid on for a packed assembly at Bournemouth’s basement venue The Anvil on Friday, reflected in the show being sold out well in advance of the night. Indie-pop rising stars Larkins were the main draw for a largely youthful crowd, but it is always Continue Reading