The Urban Voodoo Machine – Blackmarket VIP, Hastings – LIVE REVIEW

In the face of endlessly rising living costs and mouldy cupboards being advertised as ‘luxury accommodation’ Londoner’s are packing up the handful of possessions they had been able to afford with their meagre disposable income and branching out to places they previously only spent the weekend in. We know this because we did the same and, much like a high percentage of the other up-rooted Londoners, we ended up in Hastings, a town that has a secretly booming music scene[…]

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Homebound – Joiners, Southampton – LIVE REVIEW

We’ve come to a typically quiet time in the music calendar with festival season 2018 at an end and a string of incredible winter tours ahead but Farnham’s Homebound seized the opportunity and made August entirely their own. The quartet released their second EP More To Me Than Misery on August 17th via Rude Records and quickly took their new record on tour around the UK hitting up Southampton’s The Joiners (aka Britain’s best small venue) at the end of[…]

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Vukovi vs the afterLIVE Grab Bag

Vukovi were our standout band at 2000 Trees Festival 2017 and expectations for their set this year were high. They took those expectations and they battered them to within an inch of their life. From mosh pits to dedicated crowd surfers – they were having so much fun in the Cave pit that vocalist Janine Shilstone spent most of the set in there with them. Shortly after that exceptional set we caught up with Vukovi in the Press Tent…  

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afterLIVE LIVE, ARXX, The Don’t Knows, The Wingmen- The Palace, Hastings – LIVE REVIEW

There was only one way we could end a long, hot, summer, packed with amazing festivals and incredibly sweaty gigs. We had to throw our own show on the beach. Obviously. Hastings has proved to be one of music’s best kept secrets. Almost every pub and bar in the seaside town boasts an impressive schedule of live music largely from the overwhelming amount of talented musicians who call this place home. Both The Wingmen and The Don’t Knows have taken[…]

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