For fans of: Fleetwood Mac, Tame Impala, Parquet Courts Hear it live: Norwich OPEN (26 March) – tickets. Sunflower Bean can truly do no wrong. As their second album ‘Twentytwo in Blue’ draws closer, the New York trio have aired ‘Twentytwo’, easily … Continue reading Track of the Day #21: Sunflower Bean – Twentytwo
For fans of: Jeff Buckley, James Bay, Tom Odell Hear it live: Norwich Arts Centre (22 April) – tickets. Dusky warbler and Radio 1 favourite Isaac Gracie has shared a revamped version of ‘Last Words’, originally released in 2015. Newly refreshed with … Continue reading Track of the Day #20: Isaac Gracie – Last Words
For fans of: The Amazons, Jaws, Fickle Friends Hear it live: Norwich UEA LCR (25 March) w/ The Wombats – tickets. Hailing from West London, Bloxx’s ascent from four mates jamming out to nationally touring band-on-the-rise has been rapid, to say the … Continue reading Track of the Day #19: Bloxx – Novocaine
Welcome to this brand new segment! In Gotta Catch ‘Em All! Anti Despair Machine shares with you the best live music tips for Norwich in the month ahead. March is a busy one folks, so make sure you pop your boots on and head down to your closest venue. You’ll see some familiar faces, and some fresh ones too. Read our top eight picks below, and head to the bottom of the post to hear all the mentioned acts in our official Spotify playlist…
Fuzz rock trio Calva Louise have shared some big journeys to get where they are today. On guitar and vocals, Jess Allanic is a native of Venezuela who moved to France in her teens. There she met bassist Alizon Taho with whom she eventually travelled to the UK, where drummer Ben Parker joined the picture. Now based in London, the group routinely rip up venues nationwide with their explosive garage/surf tunes. Earlier this month they joined fellow mosh-stirrers Spring King on the road, where we got to know each other over warm rider beers.
For fans of: Childhood, Shame, Goat Girl Hear it live: Norwich OPEN (26 March) w/ Sunflower Bean – tickets. North London up-and-comers Sorry are never short of a good plot twist. Their second single ‘2 Down 2 Dance’, out on Domino Records, … Continue reading Track of the Day #18: Sorry – 2 Down 2 Dance
For fans of: Pixx, Girli, PC Music Hear it live: Vauxhall Lightbox (8 March) – tickets. ‘Hot Pink’ is the first indication of a radical style shift for Let’s Eat Grandma, who first painted themselves as wraith-like children on their 2016 debut … Continue reading Track of the Day #17: Let’s Eat Grandma – Hot Pink