Top 5 Fat Lip Festival 2018 Picks

Spread across four stages at three venues, Fat Lip Fest is a party for everyone to get involved in. This year the fun comes to Rough Trade, The Lanes and SWX on 28 July with plenty to get excited about. Here are some of the top choices to check out during Bristol’s very own day of rock, pop-punk and alternative.

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The Faim Join Against the Current on UK/EU Tour

Upcoming Australian titans The Faim join three piece Against the Current on their UK/EU tour

Following an already successful run across the UK and Europe, The Faim are set to make another return; this time supporting Against the Current.

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Top 18 Highlights of 2018 (So Far)

Some of my favourite films, albums, songs and gigs from the first half of 2018

Halfway through the year and I’m feeling like this is already turning out to be a pretty good un’ in terms of music and media. So many old favourites have been sharing their latest tracks throughout 2018, some awesome bands have put on awesome performances and we are being treated some some fantastic movies. It’s time to have a look back at what 2018 has offered so far.

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Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

A investigation kicks off after the body of a single mother is found in the water.

When the body of a single mother turns up at the local river, infamously named ‘The Drowning Pool’, it sparks an investigation with the local community; this is not the first girl to be found dead in this situation. Jules may not be mourning her late sister, but she is dragged back to a place she had once escaped before to care for the orphaned child and uncover some old memories.

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Let’s Talk About… Slam Dunk 2018

Getting up close and personal with the stage divides for Slam Dunk Festival 2018.

Slam Dunk 2018 Preview

We’re nearing the end of May which can only mean one thing: another bank holiday packed full of awesome music across three venues to mark the official start of festival season. Slam Dunk Festival brings together the worlds of rock, punk and ska into one day of non-stop music in Birmingham, Leeds and Hatfield; hand in hand with plenty of stage clashes. Once again we have been blessed with some top announcements and in preparation for the big event, I take a closer look at the stage splits and give you some of my highlights to look out for during the weekend.

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Halfnoise – Flowerss EP

Paramore drummer Zac Farro releases a new solo EP ‘Flowerss’ just in time for Summer

The multi-instrumentalist and musical genius of many coats Zac Farro eyed up a solo project following his departure from successful rein at Paramore with brother and fellow member Josh. First dubbed as a duo project back in 2010 titled Tunnel, there has been quite a few drastic changes to Halfnoise to make it the one-manned show we see it as now.

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Popes of Chillitown – Work Hard, Play Hard, See You in the Graveyard.

London ska-punk sextet are back and more formidable than ever.

Following the ska brilliance that was Popes of Chillitown’s sophomore record ‘To The Moon’, released back in 2015, the London based genre concoction is back with vengeance with their third full-length album ‘Work Hard, Play Hard, See You in the Graveyard’.

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