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Sacramento native returns with her gorgeous offbeat guitar pop to celebrate the release of her latest album Build a Boat to the Sun
Having supported many bands on the ‘b-town’ scene previously, Birmingham indie band The Heist play The Rainbow following the release of their album ‘Waves’
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Underground hip-hop luminaries responsible for one of the “Top 200 Albums of the 2000s” & who have worked with El-P (Run the Jewels), MF Doom, U-God (Wu-Tang Clan)
The blues-rock band, currently working with Andy Macpherson who has produced for acts such as The Who, Eric Clapton & The Buzzcocks, release their 2nd album in September
Frank are a 4 piece alternative rock band from Birmingham whose influences include Hole, Sonic Youth, Cherry Glazerr and Pavement
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Alex Rainsford is a 21-year-old musician from Worcestershire, UK. The music? Think Ben Howard’s passion meets Mumford & Sons’ power.
Best Friends set about inflicting their warped idea of garage pop on the public, taking music back to a time when 3 minute pop songs transported you to a blissful state of nirvana
Hailing from the North West of England, singer-songwriter Mike Dignam has supported the likes of JP Cooper, Lewis Watson, Gabrielle Aplin & American Authors
New York pop idealists returns with their long-awaiting third album ‘Days of Abandon’, following across the board acclaim from the likes of Pitchfork & The Guardian
Following support slots with The Killers, Mumford & Sons and Bright Eyes, NY quintet celebrate the release of their new album ‘Favourite Waitress’
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Hotly-tipped energetic Birmingham punk-rock three piece Lime headline this week’s Baddie’s Banquet, an event that brings you 3 rooms of music & the best local live bands
The LA-based songwriter known for her DIY ethic undergoes a major sonic change with the release of her second album, enlisting help from Jake Orrall (JEFF the Brotherhood)
Beach Baby continue to cement their reputation as one of the idiosyncratic bands of 2015 with their blend of summery 60s-inspired pop with alternative British New Wave
Since the release of their EP turning heads at Kerrang! & Rock Sound, Romans have cemented themselves on the live circuit supporting Mallory Knox & Nothing But Thieves
Levellers embark on a European wide tour to celebrate the release of their Greatest Hits album out 29th September
Celebrating their 20th year with the release of their 13th LP La Isla Bonita, avant-garde rockers Deerhoof bring their thrill-ride of a live show to The Rainbow
“A brackish and magical seven-inch that sits somewhere between Tim Buckley’s soaring reveries and Bert Jansch circa ‘LA Turnaround”
Back with new music for 2015 and influenced by Elbow, The National & Bon Iver, the band have won praise from Brum Notes calling them an “Intriguing Brummie indie act”
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Birmingham based singleMum hit a sultry and evocative tone. A juxtapositional reverie; they are somehow chic and rag tag, soul and folk at the same time. Writer & singer Julianne Read the full article…
Fresh from their tour with Young Kato, the boys from Nuneaton have announced their first ever headline show which coincides with the release of their new EP The Start.
Acoustic-led, alternative rock quintet whose sound tips its hat to the likes of Pearl Jam and John Martyn… “Devastatingly powerful” – The Independent
The Alternative/Emo quartet influenced by bands such as Brand New, Citizen and Seahaven, recently released their debut EP Waves to widespread acclaim
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Baltimore noise-rock band Dope Body released their latest album ‘Lifer’ on October 2014, an album that continues their feral energy and crazed reputation
Rhode Island emcee returns to celebrate the release of his 2nd studio album ‘Kill the Wolf’ (Strange Famous/Speech Development) feat. the likes of Aesop Rock & Buck 65
“A phenomenal live experience… bulldozes any presumption of a new White Stripes or Black Keys thanks to their Bonham-esque thunder drumming & cocooning vocals.”
Beautifully poetic tales of salvation and redemption from Gomez frontman, known for his unmistakable voice and talent for blistering and inspired guitar solos
The Harry Hilsson of Snowdonia returns, armed with his fifth album ‘The Boombox Ballads’ – celebratory, a little melancholic and free of cynicism
Girl Friend’s unique take on classic and refined pop has seen them pick up plays on XFM, Amazing Radio, and touring to a rapturous response with the Kooks.
Welsh songwriters team up for a joint UK tour to celebrate 25 years of legendary label Heavenly Recordings
Following a remarkable headline show at the Hare & Hounds back in 2012, Stealing Sheep return to Birmingham to mark the release of their much-anticipated second album Not Real.
One of Canada’s most beloved songwriters, regularly charming audiences with varying styles that have jumped effortlessly between irresistible pop & intimate folk ballads
Irish rhythm and blues four-piece return to Birmingham for a headline show at The Rainbow Warehouse. New album Little Victories is available to preorder now
This October sees the launch of the first DIY Presents the Neu Tour, where 3 of the UK’s most exciting new bands will take to the stage in major cities across the UK.
Gabrielle Aplin returns with her eagerly anticipated second album ‘Light Up the Dark’, following her hugely successful debut which generated two Top 10 singles
After a sellout UK tour in January, the Birmingham quartet hit the road this autumn following the success of their album Happy People
Following tours with Sam Smith, Ben Howard, George Ezra & Nick Mulvey, Rhodes celebrates the release of his debut album ‘Wishes’ with his own headline tour
Spector return with their highly-anticipated second album, with a little help from friend and inspiration Dev Hynes, described as ‘emotional modern pop noir’
Creating their own take on Traditional Celtic folk, Ferocious Dog takes the traditional instruments; fiddles, whistles, mandolins and mixes them up with a bit of, raw, buzz saw rock n’ roll attitude. Read the full article…
“One of our favourite new bands” – Huw Stephens
“The award for the fastest rise of 2014 goes to Palace” – NME
Stockport’s newest musical export – psych-pop riffs, vocal melodies, a film noir meets 60s aesthetic, a range of audible references from Arctic Monkeys via Abba to The Doors
Birmingham grunge-rock quartet who have supported the likes of Jaws and Drowners, as well as selling out a string of hometown headline shows
Indie-pop renaissance man Darwin Deez is back with a new album, Annie Mac approved single ‘Kill Your Attitude’ and a UK tour this autumn
“Consisting of 4 siblings & a family friend, its little wonder that the Teeside folksters’ debut album is a release characterized by soaring choruses and delicate melodies”
Bristol quartet bring their anthemic collection of towering hooks, huge summer grooves & visceral energy, inspired by their shared love of dance music, back to Birmingham
Nottingham quintet Amber Run are determined to take this year by storm following the release of their critically acclaimed Top 40 debut album 5AM earlier this year
Following a previous sell-out show & the release of their Top 20 second album ‘If I Was’, The Staves return to The Institute with their beautiful signature harmonies
Finnish quartet who have a reputation for creating powerful indie pop. Latest album Vagabonds was released in March 2015 to widespread acclaim
Best known as one fifth of The Strokes, Albert Hammond Jr released his third solo album Momentary Masters on 31st July via Vagrant Records
Everyone’s favourite irreverent drunk-folk singer returns to celebrate the release of his seventh studio album, due out on 1st December via Xtra Mile Recordings
“He’s our Randy Newman and Cole Porter rolled into one, with one eye on the coming apocalypse and another on the neck of his ukulele.”