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Review: Bear Paw: I Need a Reason/ Trail of Empty Bottles and Broken Hearts

Bear Paw are a melodic Indie band who, despite having only been playing together for six months, have received coverage on Radio Two and Amazing Radio. The band is made up of Jon Fazal (guitar & vocals), James Hinks (guitar & vocals), Tim Kirby (drums), and Johan Petti (bass). Their newest release is a double … Continue reading

Interview: Ophelia

South-East-London based Ophelia has had a good year having already performed several times at the Camden Roundhouse but her new single, Don’t Start (This is What I think of You), a collaboration with music producer Brijs looks set to take her year to another level. In the run up to her new release we caught … Continue reading

Britpop rockers heading to Words & Music Fest

The Words & Music festival, Nantwich, is just over a month away and alongside a UK-wide Britpop revival the festival will be hoping to see the classic rock-driven music genre come back to life. The Words & Music festival takes place in Nantwich, Cheshire, between October 6 and October 12 and champions all things music … Continue reading

Focus Wales 2015: Early Bird on Sale Now

Early-bird tickets for the Focus Wales 2015 music festival and conference are now on sale. This will the the fifth birthday for Focus Wales and as such the music festival will be running a series of surprise events which will be announced later in the year. Focus Wales 2015 will take place between April 22 … Continue reading

Squeeze singer to perform at Fringe

Glenn Tillbrook, best-known as the guitarist and vocalist of Squeeze, will be performing a solo set at this year’s Llangollen Fringe Festival on Thursday, July 24. Now on his fifth studio-album, Tillbrook’s life outside Squeeze will continue with a stripped-down acoustic set at the Llangollen Fringe with songs from his new album Happy Ending.  Tillbrook said: … Continue reading

From Glasto to Llangollen

London-based musician East India Youth originally hails from sunny Bournemouth but decided to name his one-man musical project after his flat and his adopted homeland in the English capital. Having previously appeared at the Llangollen Fringe Festival with indie band Doyle & the Fourfathers, and in 2013 with Sycamore Lights, William Doyle will now be … Continue reading

Focus on festival costs not travel costs

Wrexham-based music festival Focus Wales have teamed up with the organisers of Wakestock Gwyl y Mor to bring festival-goers the Focus by the Sea stage this summer. As well as providing festival fans a new stage of eclectic Welsh music, the Focus team have teamed up with The Big Green Coach Company to provide a … Continue reading

Heal The Last Stand to play Glastonbury

Last week in Wrexham we met up with Heal The Last Stand as they were preparing for their fourth outing at Focus Wales. The Wrexham-based band performed twice at the festival and were able to add the gigs to their fairly healthy musical CV. It won’t be Heal The Last Stand’s first Glastonbury outing as … Continue reading

The Maydays – 2007’s indie with a 2014 twist.

It’s not too often that you listen to a band and think that you should go back and give their tracks another listen. Yet somehow the Maydays Googlewhack makes you want to go and explore them some more, it starts off well considering a song with such an obscure name sticks with you. A mixture … Continue reading

Victorian Hardware: The Black Commute

Victorian Hardware’s The Black Commute is a tranquil yet sometimes melancholy synthesizer album. The album has a mix of tones and sounds that have been developed since Victorian Hardware was a teenager across in Ireland. A mixture of innocent, almost naive sounds and strong synthesizer The Black Commute was Victorian Hardware’s first album before the 2013 release Muckyland. … Continue reading