HMLTD @ Castle Hotel - credit Wes Foster

Review // HMLTD @ The Castle Hotel

Words & Images By Wes Foster. Seeming to have come from nowhere, HMLTD (restyled from Happy Meal LTD, which was considered too close to another modern indie band) are one of the most exciting bands aroun... Read More...
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Review // Bank Holiday Monofest

Words by Ged Camera. A string of instrument-laden musicians with bemused looks on their faces, and questions such as "Is this it?" or "How will we get our gear in here?" written across their foreheads wander... 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...

Review // Dan Sartain @ Night & Day Cafe

Words and photos by Wes Foster Opening the night was Gorgeous Bully, a band whose soft, alternative sound is turned into a heavier prospect for their live sets, though still has the same intelligent writing ... Read More...

Review // Ought @ Islington Mill

Words & Photos by Wes Foster Deciding to omit most of their better known and recognisable tracks (from their More Than Any Other Day album) is a brave choice and definitely a high-risk strategy from any ... 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...

Review // Pines @ Gullivers

Words and Photos by Ged Camera Both the upstairs and downstairs venues at Gullivers are packed with listeners, the larger upstairs space offering the indie-electronics-psych musical flavours that are current... Read More...

Review // Cosmosis Festival 2016

Words by Anastasia Connor // Photos by Wes Foster “Hello, we are The Jesus and Mary Chain,” announces Jim Reid in a dry, deadpan manner, stepping to the front of a vast main stage in Victoria Warehouse. Did ... Read More...
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Review // Georgie @ The Castle Hotel

Words by Ged Camera Events organised by the Beta personnel seldom seem to have a particular theme or musical genre as an underlying totem, but the quality is invariably high and always worth dipping into. Th... Read More...
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Review // Eagulls @ Islington Mill

Words and photos by Wes Foster Following becoming one of Britain’s most highly tipped post-punk band, Eagulls have returned with a tour of smaller venues – gracing Salford’s lovely ramshackle Islington Mill ... Read More...