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Normandie – ‘Dopamine’

Normandie love a concept to draw their audience in, and their albums together. 2021’s ‘Dark & Beautiful Secrets’ was a musical exorcism surrounding the legacy of a religious upbringing, and their latest offering, ‘Dopamine’ takes on a vision of the chemical future. “The whole album is about the chase

Monday 25 September 2023

LIVE: Reading Festival 2023 – Friday

Is Reading still a rock festival? The last half decade has seen a slow descent into pop acts. The teeth bared by previous headliners have definitely been blunted and worn down. However, while Reading’s no longer snarling in your face, there are more than enough vicious acts lurking among

Leeds Festival 2023

Thursday 07 October 2021

Slam Dunk North 2021 @ Temple Newsam Leeds

Slam Dunk North made its much anticipated return to Leeds on Saturday 4th September 2021.

Friday 24 September 2021

LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival 2021

For the longest time, it felt like the chances of us standing on the beautiful green grass of Temple Newsam and Hatfield House were slim to none – in 2021, at least. And yet, against all odds and through one of the most challenging possible years to pull off

Thursday 18 February 2021

Normandie – ‘Dark & Beautiful Secrets’

The year is 2021, and genre is dead. Think of any of the most exciting releases you’ve heard recently, and chances are they don’t fit into any single pre-defined box, instead bringing a whole range of musical worlds together to create a new, dynamic sound. Since the release of

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

Thursday 21 November 2019

LIVE: Dream State / Normandie / Behind Blue Eyes @ ULU, London

As upward trajectories go, it’d be hard to find a band with a steeper line than Dream State over the last year – and it’d be even harder to find a band who’ve managed to achieve it more organically than the South Wales quartet. Their honest, open approach to

Tuesday 27 August 2019

The Faim confirm UK & Europe tour

They’re already taking over the world, but Australian foursome The Faim aren’t ready to rest yet this year – after two tours of the UK already since January, they’ve now announced a huge 17 date tour of the UK and Europe through November and December. Kicking off in Madrid on

Monday 19 August 2019

2000Trees Festival 2019 – Saturday