From his origins as just another London teen trying to make it in hip-hop to a pop sensation with a gold-certified debut album to his name, Maverick Sabre has ridden the hype train all the way to the top. Continue reading “Maverick Sabre in Norwich: soulful melodies for the masses”
Cambridge on a Monday night isn’t the easiest of crowds to get revved up, but still fresh from the release of their latest record Strange Creatures in February, Sheffield noise-mongers Drenge had a good crack at it earlier this month.
Here’s your homework for the weekend, folks: once you’ve checked out that fantastic new EP from Gladboy (and copped your ticket for their Waterfront shabang on Monday) wrap your ears around the rest of these other fantastic releases by local acts which may have slipped past you in recent weeks. Continue reading “From folk to indie to riot grrrl, here’s 5 of the best local releases you may have missed in recent weeks”
At long last, today saw the release of our junkedelic comrades Gladboy‘s debut EP (which, you may recall, we premiered the title track from not so long ago). Continue reading “Gladboy’s new Egopushin’ EP is a psychedelic party from start to finish”
The enduring debate on whether rock ‘n’ roll is dead, dying, or actually fine can be thrown clean out the window thanks to one quartet who are tearing up the rule book on what contemporary guitar bands can and can’t … Continue reading Starcrawler take no prisoners on their Norwich victory lap
The inaugural edition of Sunday Sessions Norwich, a brand new festival headlined by indie uncles Kaiser Chiefs, seemed like a good idea in theory. In practice, it scraped its way from ‘downright shambles’ to ‘decent day out’ by the skin of its teeth.
Odd Box Promotions is the project of Georgie Cox, a Norwich-based curator whose eccentric nights have grown in recent years to become fully established in the local scene. Having progressed from smaller venues like The Murderers on Timber Hill, Odd Box is now a staple feature on the programme at Norwich Arts Centre. Last Saturday’s edition saw five fantastic local acts take to two stages in a showcase of the best alternative music our city has to offer.