Tag archive for ‘acoustic’
nat mccool
By Sophie Cain On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Tonight at The Kazimier – Natalie McCool’s Tour Kick Off Show

The Kazimier is set to welcome Merseyside songbird Natalie McCool this Thursday as Mellowtone launch her autumn UK tour with a little help on the night from Silent Cities, Cousin Jac and Ravens. As well as winning More...

Big Deal
By Emily Jayne On Monday, May 6th, 2013

Sound City 2013: Big Deal – review

Arriving eagerly to the dingy cellar of Shipping  Forecast is worth it to ensure front row viewing privileges at the Big Deal show on Saturday night. Those familiar with the venue will know it can be a bit of More...

Great Plain Sundance
By Emily Jayne On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Sound City 2013: Great Plain Sundance – interview

@GreatPlainSun For fans of: Mumford & Sons, Freelance Whales You know, before they took over the world, Foals were just a couple of Oxford-attending layabouts. In fact, most rockstars were probably normal people More...

By Emily Jayne On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Sound City 2013: Thomas J Speight – interview

@ThomasJSPeight For fans of: The Shins, Stephen Fretwell Ladies, pay attention. Thomas J. Speight is a bright, charming and talented young man originally from London, currently residing in Liverpool and making waves More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Monday, August 15th, 2011

Around the World in 80 hours: WOMAD 2011 Review

 WOMAD, World of Music and Dance, is now entering its 29th year as the frontrunner in international music festivals, holding events from Sicily to Adelaide and most places in between. The original WOMAD was More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Icon Live Reviews! Frank Turner, 11/12/10

The room is rammed at the O2 Academy, but then, why wouldn’t it be? Frank Turner’s latest UK headline tour completely sold out for every date showing just how desperate people are to see him perform More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Icon Live Reviews! Ellie Goulding 10/11/10

On Wednesday 10th November, Icon sent our music team reporter, Gabriella Stell, down to the Mountford Hall to see Ellie Goulding with support from Bright Light, Bright Light and Sunday Girl. The last 12 months have More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Two Door Cinema Club, Live @ o2 Academy

 Recently described by one music newspaper as ‘the band that can no longer be ignored’, Two Door Cinema Club are finally getting the props they have long deserved. The band, who have slowly seeped More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Monday, September 13th, 2010

Sonisphere Festival Review

Better late than never here’s a review of Sonisphere Festival  in Knebworth held earlier this summer. Only in its second year and being touted by many metal fans as bigger and better than Download. Should More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Thursday, June 24th, 2010
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Local bands provide a welcome break from that football thing.

There is something about the North-West that causes most of the lads – and yes, it is usually the boys with dreams of rock-stardom – to play with drums and guitars (and various other instruments) and More...