EP Review: Sarah Mac – The Everyone Knows EP

Words: Tom Walton This young singer/songwriter has been a regular fixture on the Sheffield music scene for a couple of years. From the piano jingle intro of One More Kiss, Mac sets her standards high and the Steel City songstress showcases impressive vocal range while drums and bass ally the keys to create a beautifully … Continue reading

Lawson : an interview with the band as they get ready to launch debut single When She Was Mine

 [click to hear the interview with Lawson, including their love for the Irish accent, their backstage antics with Max George and the funny gift given to them by fellow support act FanFair- Plus the city they are most looking forward too!] Sitting in the dressing room of Sheffield Arena, preparing to interview Lawson at one of the biggest venues  they’ve performed at. I’m … Continue reading

Arctic Monkeys reveal surprise new single

Arctic Monkeys this morning (Feb 27)  revealed new single R U Mine? The riff-heavy track has appeared on the band’s website with no further details other than a make shift video (below).

The Jezabels: music and the steel city

Words by Natalie Wood This week saw Australian band The Jezabels play in Sheffield for the first time ever. They’re currently on their European tour promoting their debut album Prisoner and they’re literally taking the world by storm. I caught up with them before their gig to talk music, touring and monkey dancing. Hayley Mary, … Continue reading

Def Leppard Get Rocked in ’93

Welcome to a good bit of Sheffield nostalgia. Let’s Get Rocked  peaked at number two in the UK singles and was taken from the multi-platinum selling album Adrenalize. This ’93 gig at a sold out Don Valley Stadium has gone down in Sheffield music history as the Steel City natives delivered at showstopping performance. Did … Continue reading

Tipped for the Top; up and coming artists destined for Brit Award success

After another award ceremony in which Adele stole the spotlight for a second time, following her recent raid at the Grammys, we look at some of the up and coming artists predicted to compete for next year’s crown.   This year’s Brit Awards left a sour taste in many people’s mouths after Adele’s final speech was … Continue reading

Adele and Ed Sheeran win double at the Brit Awards

  Last night saw the 32nd Brit Awards at the O2 Arena in London and after the success Adele had at the Grammys last week we all knew who’d steal the show. Adele won two out of three awards- Best Female Solo Artist and Mastercard British Album of the Year. We all knew this was … Continue reading

Steel Sounds #2

1. Carl Woodford – The Card Sitar 2. Skeletons And The Empty Pockets – Oh Brother! 3. Roaming Sons – Rock n’ Roller (Live at The Plug) 4. Dead Sons – Berlin 5. Black Flowers – Lies

Live: IN ARMS – NAI HARVEST – HINDSIGHTS – FIVE LEAF NETTLES @ The Redhouse

Tuesday 14th February 2012 @ The Redhouse – Sheffield While a night of Punk and Emo may not seem like many people’s idea of a good Valentines Day, a good crowd has assembled at The Redhouse in Sheffield for tonight’s festivities, for a bill brimming with Sheffield talent. Five Leaf Nettles, or Jack Collister, as … Continue reading

Summer Getaway: TOMORROWLAND

Giant Mushrooms, Pink Castles and fifty feet high Clown Faces. No, this isn’t the set for another Alice in Wonderland remake; it’s the setting for what appears to be one of the most anticipated parties of 2012. If you fancy a real ‘sensation to the senses’ this summer, then try swapping Devonshire Green with Tomorrowland, … Continue reading