Posts by Month: January 2013


Gig: Heart-Ships + B L O O M


Emerging Leeds act Heart Ships stop by The Castle to play for Now Wave on Sunday 17th February. 2012 saw the band wowing crowds across the country supporting Dry The River and Now Wave favourites Dutch Uncles, as well as taking part in the BBC Introducing Stage at Leeds … Read on


Gig: CURATIONS No.2: Sways Records


CURATIONS is a monthly night of musical power curated by a guest Manchester music entity. Whether it be a label, band, website or writer, the guest curator gets free reign of our home away from home Fuel Cafe to put on whatever musical delights they choose.


For … Read on


Gig: Letters To Fiesta

Letters To Fiesta return in 2013 with a new line up and electronic direction in the shape of new single, Mesosphere.


Making their first appearance for over a year, the Manchester based outfit will perform a set of their new material at The Castle Hotel, Oldham Street, Manchester on … Read on


Gig: Fun Adults + Cymbals + Gorgeous Bully


FUN ADULTS are an enigmatic 4 piece based in Leeds, this will be the second time they play for us and we’re thoroughly looking forward to it. File next to Wild Beasts and other awesome music. One to watch in 2013.

CYMBALS pricked up our ears back in 2011 … Read on


Gig: Fuzzy Lights

From Cambridge and London, Fuzzy Lights launch their highly anticipated third album ‘Rule of Twelfths’. This third album is their first new material since the Mojo Underground Album of the Month ‘Twin Feathers’ in 2010. It marks a further development of their sound away from noise-rock/psyche-out into more dreampop territory, … Read on


Gig: How To Dress Well



Now Wave are very happy to announce that on 15th May we will play host to How To Dress Well, the creator of one of 2012‘s most cherished and acclaimed records Total Loss. In order to celebrate the arrival of this unique artist we have found it fitting … Read on

Gig: Words V Music 1


Join us for an aural adventure, some wordy wanderings, some musical mayhem, some… sod it… There will be WORDS and there will be MUSIC. And we think that right there is reason enough to come and wind down from your weekend and gear up for a brand new week … Read on