Live Review: Blossoms (The Albert Hall, Manchester 27/02/16)

In recent weeks I’ve spoken about the double-speed rise of this Stockport band, including my last article. Last night was in many ways the first opportunity to measure progress in terms of attracting and entertaining a large crowd and historic venue that a year ago they would’ve probably doubted they’d appear in so soon. It’s a beautiful…

Album Review: Blossoms “At Most A Kiss EP”

The tragic loss of friends and colleagues Viola Beach delayed the release of this highly awaited EP, but the tracks released today are a fitting tribute to another one of music’s rising stars. Blossoms have caught the eyes and ears of plenty fans recently, and their sold out date on Saturday (27th) at the Albert…

Kendal Calling announces first wave of acts for 2016

For years now, Kendal Calling has been referred to as a modest and concentrated weekend and only recently stuck chords nationally as it began to win accolades in award form and word of mouth. But last years’ news of an expansion and twitches around the increase in ticket pricing, they simply couldn’t rely on 1…