Posts by Month: November 2012


Gig: Marika Hackman


Marika Hackman lives in Selborne, Hampshire (aka the centre of the universe) and is influenced by various artists such as Laura Veirs, The Shins and Joni Mitchell. She plays in a band with Alfie Johnson (cellist) and Flo Robson (backing vocals). She mainly plays guitar and sings, however she … Read on

News: WATCH: EMBERS – ‘Hollow Cage’


They make your pulse race and your eyeballs twitch and now Manchester’s epic adventurers Embers  bring their loud, cinematic soundscapes to your viewing screens in this pretty beautiful live session filmed at Gorton Monastery. Look at it!



Directed by the forever handsome Luke Bather and recorded by … Read on

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Gig: Denis Jones + Jason Singh + Jake Mattison


Freedom from Torture are hosting a night of wonderful live music to celebrate International Human Rights Day as part of their national Music Week 2012. Our wonderful line-up includes:


Denis Jones A Band on the Wall favourite! Utilising a loop station and all manner of samplers and effects, … Read on


Gig: BC Camplight



B.C. Camplight is one of Philadelphia’s most beloved indie artists, and for good reason. Since releasing his 2005 debut, Hide, Run Away, and its 2007 follow-up, Blink of a Nihilist, Brian Christinzio – the mastermind behind the band – has earned critical aclaim from critics both at home … Read on


Gig: Luke Sital Singh


Luke Sital-Singh was brought up in the small south west London town of New Malden, birthplace of folk legend John Martyn. The youngest of 3 brothers, Luke’s parents encouraged their sons to pick up musical instruments. Piano, saxophone, guitar and the flute were all part of the Sital-Singh ensemble … Read on


Gig: The Other Tribe


Clash are very excited to announce the acts for the next in our series of magazine issue launches to take place in Manchester. Now it’s time to get tribal. On December 7 th we’ve got a live dance band from Bristol who do battle onstage wearing war-paint. The six-piece … Read on


Gig: Mazes + Weird Era + Golden Glow


MAZES will release their ambitious new record, ‘Ores & Minerals’ on February 18th. The LP is a sprawling eccentric opus, self produced by the band this summer in various makeshift Hackney, UK studios. The album draws from a much broader palette than the band’s debut; utilizing repetitive loops and … Read on

Gig: Fidlar + Drenge + Virals


FIDLAR are slackers at heart. The only thing they really care about is skateboarding; trivial things like doing their homework and making the grade in school have little meaning to them.



But when their adopted Vietnamese brother turns up dead after discovering an error in the shipping … Read on


Gig: Petite Noir


The Guardian “Joy Division meets Paul Simon in Graceland…striking and unique”

Rolling Stone: ‘King of the new Congolese cool’ Les Inrocks: ‘Extaordiaire!’ …

Dazed & Confused: ‘the most beguiling young voice’ Pitchfork: ‘hits so sweetly, and, like all the best pop, has a way of haunting the subconscious and … Read on