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Album Review: Hatchie – Keepsake

June 24, 2019

When does a comeback become the status quo? In pop and rock music the last decade has been defined by being in thrall to the 1980s. The Decade That Fashion Forgot is perhaps the last great period of originality in music, and its legacy seems to grow ever stronger; Pale Waves could write the whole soundtrack to Stranger Things and no-one would notice, Fontaines D.C. have studied new wave in detail whilst The 1975, one of the UK’s biggest bands, aren’t fussy and channel the synth pop of the entire era. Aligned with the nostalgia for the era in pop culture as a whole, the whole decade is a well of inspiration that is perhaps never going to run dry.... Continue Reading →

Photos: Blossoms, The Blinders in Stockport for Edgeley Park gig

June 24, 2019

The Blinders supporting Blossoms at Edgeley Park in Stockport, June 2019 (Gary Mather for Live4ever) Blossoms were back in Stockport last weekend for another headline gig at Edgeley Park, showering their hometown crowd in the hits which have taken their two studio albums to the top reaches of the UK charts and made gigs such as this possible. With more than able support from the likes of The Blinders, this one might just have been their greatest night so far. The Blinders were playing one of the highest profile shows so far after the release of debut album Columbia and a visit to South By Southwest in March when they spent some time with Live4ever. “For those that haven’t had... Continue Reading →

Morrissey announces summer gig in Manchester

June 17, 2019

Morrissey will be back in action at the Manchester Arena next month.   The gig has come out of the blue to say the least, announced on True To You to take place on August 20th, with tickets on sale from this Friday and support coming from Damian Dempsey. Amidst an apparent lack of record company interest and various health problems which had affected tours around the world during his ‘World Peace Is None Of Your Business‘ period, Morrissey had appeared to signal his intention to retire on the same website following a gig at the Eventim Apollo in September last year, writing there was, ‘no way that we can generate any interest from record labels in the United Kingdom’.... Continue Reading →