The Manchester International Festival opened with a packed program of cultural events to fill out the city’s summer. Opening the festival was Yoko Ono’s Bells For Peace, a gathering of festival goers with bells that were rung in the name of unity and peace. The festival continues for the next 19 days with plenty events […]
Singer/songwriter Alex Lahey seems to have mastered the art of the simple straight ahead rock song. Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself is a good example of what you’re likely to hear from her album The Best Of Luck Club that was released earlier this year. Currently touring, catch Lahey when she hits your town.
Music producer, Pat Lok hails from Canada and has quickly become a bureau favourite. The glossy beats range from down tempo to more dance friendly tracks. The overall feel is laid back, but that can quickly change if the listener makes the appropriate adjustment to the volume controls. The new EP, Corazón, is already on […]
Following up on my recent post on Tear For Fears revivalism, here’s yet another cover from the 80s stalwarts. W Hotels Worldwide has rather inexplicably a record label that releases music called W Records. A recent product of this venture is the rather tastily named, Japanese Breakfast with their version of Head Over Heels. If […]
High school comedies can be a hit and miss affair, but a hit has turned up with Booksmart. Featuring a sharp, witty script and a refreshing looking cast, this film ensures a fun night at the cinema or your favourite streaming service. A great feature to the film is its soundtrack. Compiled by Dan The […]
FKA Twigs is a rather awkward name for an artist. But what she lacks in name catchiness, she more than makes up for in talent. Appearing at The VIVID festival this weekend, Twigs has been busy at work preparing for the performance. Very busy indeed. All of this hard work is detailed in the behind […]
The Bricks and Bluebottles bureau often has music playing to help the day go by. So why not share the discoveries? Featuring some of the best new music carefully currated by the bureau, the Bricks and Bluebottle playlist will keep a party or time alone pumping along nicely. A Spotify version will be coming soon.