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From Monday 24 July 2017

LIVE: 2000 Trees Festival 2017 – Thursday

2000 Trees is now in its second decade as a festival and as the event continues to impress year after year, it happily shows no sign of slowing down. As an alternative festival that focuses on celebrating UK acts both new and old, there aren’t many line-ups that can

Monday 03 July 2017

Must see acts at 2000 Trees 2017

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Colt 45 unveil video for new song, ‘Hard Times’

Cumbrian punks Colt 45 recently released their new song, ‘Hard Times’. The track, along side its B-side ’17’, is the first entry in a series of singles that will be released over the course of the year. This will be available to purchase digitally on the band’s bandcamp on the

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Colt 45 to join Straight Lines on UK dates

Colt 45 have announced that they’ll be joining Straight Lines on their upcoming UK dates this spring. The band are currently working on the follow up to their 2016 EP, ‘Snakes & Ladders’. APRIL 27 NEWCASTLE Cluny 2 28 LIVERPOOL Shipping Forecast 29 CHELTENHAM The Frog & Fiddle* 30 BRIGEND Hobos MAY 01 BRIGHTON The Hope &

Monday 10 February 2014

Groezrock Macbeth stage voting opens

Here’s a picture of Straight Lines that we found down the back of a sofa Voting has opened for the Macbeth stage at this year’s Groezrock. A shitload of great bands are in the running, and plenty of homegrown UK talent are in the running too. Check out the list

Monday 09 December 2013

Straight Lines announce UK tour with Hey Vanity and The People The Poet

Straight Lines have announced a March 2013 UK tour with Hey Vanity and The People The Poet. Check out the dates below, and snap up some tickets quickly because it’s gonna be sick… MARCH: 03 LONDON Camden Black Heart 04 MILTON KEYNES Craufurd Arms 05 BIRMINGHAM Hare & Hounds 06 GLASGOW King Tuts 08 MANCHESTER Sound

Monday 28 January 2013

Straight Lines post ‘Escapology’ video online

Straight Lines have posted their music video for ‘Escapology’ online. It’s taken from the band’s new EP of the same name, and you can check it out using the player below. The EP is available today from iTunes.

Thursday 20 December 2012

Straight Lines detail release of new EP

Straight Lines have announced that they’ll release a new EP, ‘Escapology’, on January 28. The tracklisting is as follows, and comes in advance of the band’s tour with We Are The Ocean. 01 Escapology 02 Empty Chest 03 Half Gone (live session) 04 Ring The Bells (acoustic)

Friday 26 October 2012

LIVE: Straight Lines at Camden Barfly [15/10/12]

Straight Lines have been enjoying critical success throughout 2012 following the release of their sophomore effort ‘Freaks Like Us’, and the subsequent appearances at a handful of home-grown festivals across the country including, but not limited to, Slam Dunk, Y Not, Redfest and Merthyr Rock. On this particularly cold

Wednesday 16 May 2012

Listen back to Punktastic on Radio One from last night w/Edith Bowman and Ladyhawke

Last night (if we didn’t mention it enough), Punktastic’s Editor Tom Aylott was on BBC Radio One’s Review Show with Edith Bowman, guesting with Ladyhawke. We had loads of fun, and our selection was the latest single from the awesome Straight Lines, ‘Commitments’. To listen back to the show, head to