Thousand Yard Stare – DeepDreaming / StarGrazing Double EP

It may have taken 24 years, but good things come to those who wait.  The lads from (How soon is?) Slough, aka Thousand Yard...

The Wedding Present: Essential Detours & the 2017 Live Experience

The best of our modern rock music is not made from the wish-fulfillment posturing of an Oasis, or the detached irony of so much...

Vinyl Night: Here’s What We’re Spinning (Part 2)

1. Television - Marquee Moon "I recall- lightning struck itself" (Marquee Moon) 2. Broken Water - Drown (Tempest) Broken Water - Drown on Bandcamp 3. Nothing -...

Marquis Drive

"Heard On This Day" is the single by Staffordshire's Marquis Drive in which all proceeds go to the brain tumour charity in honour of...

Purple Love Balloon: Shiiine On Weekender Wrap & Photos

Reflecting on 72 hours.  Our Shiiine On Weekender Diary. Story by Jacqueline Howell & Dave MacIntyre, Photos by Dave MacIntyre. It’s near closing time. Paul...

The Resurrection and the Light: Cover Bands at Shiiine On Weekender

Story by Jacqueline Howell, photos by Dave MacIntyre The Cover Bands at Shiiine On Weekender 2016 were part of an after-1o pm slate of programming...

The Sky Looked As Perfect As Cats: The Cure at Bestival

The Cure are an iconic, ForAlwaysAndEver misunderstood and underrated British band whose devoted fan family stretches far out of that little island’s silly little borders and...

Spike Island & The Stone Roses: For All of Us Outside the Gates

By Jacqueline Howell What a time to be alive for Stone Roses /Manchester/ 80s "Indie" music fans. While good music has always struggled to find the sunlight through...

An Interview with Richard McNevin-Duff of Space Monkeys

When you think of legendary Manchester label Factory Records, the obvious list of bands that come to mind are Joy Division, New Order, Happy...