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Cattle and Cane release folk gem ‘Come Home’ and announce UK tour

Cattle and Cane release folk gem ‘Come Home’ and announce UK tour

Heather Nash June 1, 2015 0

Cattle & Cane are a folksy five piece from Teesside, made up of siblings Joseph, Helen, Fran and Vin Hammill and Tom Chapman. If that wasn’t enough to sound charming, their newest release ‘Come Home’

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English Graffiti sees The Vaccines pushing past their limitations

English Graffiti sees The Vaccines pushing past their limitations

Heather Nash May 31, 2015 0

  When the Vaccines put out their debut album What Did You Expect? back in 2011, they were pounced upon as the saviours of indie music all round. Single ‘Norgaard’ was a blast of

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Girl Friend announce UK tour dates

Girl Friend announce UK tour dates

Heather Nash April 10, 2015 0

  Manchester local band Girl Friend have announced a huge thirteen date tour of the UK to coincide with the upcoming release of their new EP ‘Arrive Alone, Leave Alone’. The band has received

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Awolnation rocks The Electric Ballroom

Awolnation rocks The Electric Ballroom

Heather Nash April 3, 2015 0

  The 1st of April sees Awolnation playing their only UK date before they embark on an extensive tour of the US. The Electric Ballroom in Camden plays host, and as I arrive (fairly

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Marika Hackman casts a spell over Milton Keynes

Marika Hackman casts a spell over Milton Keynes

Heather Nash March 31, 2015 0

The Craufurd Arms in Milton Keynes looks pretty inconspicuous as you draw up, but upon entering (slightly late due to car problems) I’m greeted with the second support act of the night. Those who

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Marika Hackman’s ‘We Slept At Last’ is not folk as you know it

Marika Hackman’s ‘We Slept At Last’ is not folk as you know it

Heather Nash March 17, 2015 0

Marika Hackman’s debut album simultaneously cements her place in the folk music scene whilst locating her outside of it. Parallels are constantly being drawn between Hackman and fellow folk goddess Laura Marling – and with good

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Marika Hackman set to embark on UK Tour

Marika Hackman set to embark on UK Tour

Heather Nash March 11, 2015 0

Marika Hackman is set to embark on her largest UK tour to date, which kicks off in a fortnights time with a full seventeen date run. She will be showcasing songs from her debut album

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Furry Element – Never Tear This Out Of Me

Furry Element – Never Tear This Out Of Me

Heather Nash February 21, 2015 2

  Furry Element have presented us with an album that seems to seethe with an underlying power. Made up of vocalist Rickard Berg, assisted by The Cure’s Jason Cooper on drums, the album is described

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Streets of Laredo – Volume I & II – Dine Alone Records

Streets of Laredo – Volume I & II – Dine Alone Records

Heather Nash January 28, 2015 0

The Streets Of Laredo certainly took a calculated risk decamping to Brooklyn from their home in New Zealand in order to expand from their previous trio into a seven-piece band. Thankfully for them, and

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