Isolation Blues #1

Welcome to our new regular feature 'Isolation Blues' whereby we post a playlist of some tracks we've been listening to in the last week that have helped to navigate through this strange new landscape. There are... Read More...
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Review // Tired Lion @ Gullivers

Words by Beth Madden. Tired Lion have travelled a long way to be here tonight - all the way from Perth, Australia in fact. I imagine that their stint in the UK has been worth it though, considering it includ... Read More...

Weekly Preview // 31.05-05.06

You might be aware that we recently launched this brand new website design, courtesy of the creative paws of Fris Design and OH Digital. As well as comprehensive listings neatly compiling all the shows you need... Read More...
Three Lions Football Music

Weekly Preview // 16.05-22.05

The Premier League season ended with a bang yesterday - a very controlled bang with few people watching and fans going home disappointed. This week's events preview blog invites all manner of suspect musical de... Read More...
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Review // Skaters @ Night & Day Cafe

Words and Photos by Wes Foster With their latest EP, Skaters have cemented their post-punk orientated selves, heading more in the direction of the likes of ‘Nice Hat’ and ‘This Much I Care’ from the first re... Read More...
David Attenborough Music

Weekly Preview // 09.05-15.05

It was David Attenborough's 90th on Sunday 8th, an indirect purveyor of music in its most natural form through birdsong, grasshopper choruses and uninhibited mating cries. If you unplug those earphones and list... Read More...

Weekly Preview // 25.04-01.05

If there's a form of transport that's often pervaded lyrical content, it's aviation. From BB King's aviation history to the McCartneys' backing band, Wings; from the DJ known as Aeroplane to Lenny Kravitz's 'Fl... Read More...

Review // Mother @ Soup Kitchen

Words and Photos by Ged Camera "The harder I work the easier it looks," is a quote loosely attributed to George Best, but if you ignore the fact that he was considered to be one of most naturally talented fo... Read More...

Weekly Preview // 18.04-24.04

If the music we feature on BagThing has a common space then it's a tendency to tread new aural territories. This chap's proclamation of the Free Republic of Liberland as a new nation state might fit in, albeit ... Read More...
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Review // Wolf Alice @ Academy 1

Words by Kristofer Thomas The best thing about a gig full of 16-year-olds is that I can easily see over everyone’s heads. Less a concert and more a sea of poorly framed videos, Wolf Alice’s show tonight a... Read More...