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From Thursday 02 March 2023

Can’t Swim – ‘Thanks But No Thanks’

Since first raising eyebrows seven years ago with the release of their debut EP ‘Death Deserves a Name’, Can’t Swim have remained one of the scene’s most consistent bands. Bolstered by the constant support of Pure Noise Records, they have continued to deliver and impress with each

Wednesday 03 August 2022

LIVE: 2000Trees 2022 – Thursday

After three long, long years away, we’re finally back at our favourite festival. An homage to British and international artists alike, fans and band members are all in agreement that 2000Trees is the best festival in the UK and we couldn’t be happier to see its return. Despite the

Wednesday 02 December 2020

Can’t Swim – ‘Someone Who Isn’t Me’

Can’t Swim are easily one of the most interesting bands in the industry right now. While you may know them best for their pop-punk influenced records, this five-piece are far from being confined to one genre, and every new venture they embark on, they do so with

Thursday 07 May 2020

Can’t Swim – ‘When The Dust Settles’

So, winter has finally decided to go into hiding for another year and the sun has necked a few coffees to kickstart the warmer seasons with a nice chunk of overtime. Pizza sales are going to spike, everyone and their nan is going to show a bit

Monday 24 February 2020

Counterparts, Can’t Swim, Chamber @ The Key Club, Leeds

LIVE: Counterparts / Can’t Swim / Chamber @ Waterfront Studio, Norwich

It’s an unfortunate occasion when support slots are filled by exceptional bands, and yet are somehow met with a lacklustre response from the audience. Tonight, despite incredible talent from all three support acts, this defines the evening until the headliners, Counterparts, take to the stage.  Tonight,

Sunday 15 December 2019

The end of a decade: The Most Important Bands of the Next Decade

Looking back is lovely. Fond (and sometimes not so fond) memories, the music that shaped who we are right now, those special gigs we’ll remember forever and constantly relive in our minds – but what’s just as important, especially in the ever changing world of music we love, is

Tuesday 08 October 2019

Can’t Swim – ‘Foreign Language’

From the moment you hit play on Can’t Swim’s latest musical endeavour, it’s like opening a door to a hurricane that had until now been safely locked away, its damage limited. That’s not to say that ‘Foreign Language’ is destructive, per se – but it is

Monday 19 August 2019

LIVE: 2000Trees Festival 2019 – Saturday

2000trees is advertised as being a ‘medium’ sized festival, but while medium can suggest mediocrity be misconstrued as ‘average’, nothing about the scorching weekend feels mediocre. With alternative fans from all of the country coming together to celebrate our special scene, 2000trees pens itself as one of the best

Sunday 07 July 2019

2000trees Festival Preview

Named the Best Medium-Sized Festival in the UK for 2018 and based in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, 2000trees is now a well-established part of the festival calendar. Its cool, intimate, and relaxed atmosphere provides the roots for an incredibly varied line-up covering just about every alternative genre out there