Stockton Calling

Very pleased to be invited back to Stockton Calling to curate “the boat stage” on the HM Bark Endeavour. Bands already announced across the other stages include The Ordinary Boys, Neville Staple, Kingsley Chapman, Fatherson, The Pigeon Detectives and many more. Head over to www.stocktoncalling.co.uk for tickets and check out the lovely boat line-up:

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Wolf Alice

Pleased to be announcing another great little gig for the Westgarth… here’s some blurb:

Wolf Alice + Dressed Like Wolves + Dead New Blood
The Westgarth Social Club in Middlesbrough
Wednesday 22nd May – 8pm – 14+ – £5 adv
www.seetickets.com/go/wolfaliceboro

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Blue Monday

Apparently today is Blue Monday; the most depressing day of the year. The weather is certainly doing its best to assist with that, but music isn’t! What a treat today has been for my ears.

This Town Needs Guns - 13.0.0.0

First up, the brand new This Town Needs Guns album has been released and blimey, what a cracker. I had the misfortunate of reading a review which gave it 5/10 and provided inaccurate reference points such as Foals and Two Door Cinema Club. Let me tell you this – it’s a strong 9/10 and if you’re in need of some reference points, may I suggest Pinback, Braid and of course, any Kinsella project such as Owls, American Football, Make Believe et al.

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