Tramlines Vintage Underground mixes vintage and music

Words by Natalie Wood Sheffield City Hall hosted the aptly named Vintage Underground in its deeply underground Ballroom over the Tramlines weekend. It was certainly a hit with all eras. When you walked through the doors you could see everything in its vintage glory. There were the lovely fur coats, the 40’s style hats and … Continue reading

Live Review: Alkaline Trio @ The Leadmill

  Words and photography by Natalie Wood Rock band The Dear & Departed got the crowd in the mood for what was going to be a spectacular night. The band have toured with Alkaline Trio before so knew all the tricks to engaging the crowd of a punk show. Dave Hause was definitely the unexpected … Continue reading

EP Review: Blue Lip Feel – Glitterbox EP

Words & featured image: Tom Walton Blue Lip Feel – Glitterbox Despite being a relatively new Sheffield band, Blue Lip Feel have carved a reputation as one of the city’s most ferocious live acts. Glitterbox EP is their first effort since finalising the line up last November, when Conor Houston (guitar) and Sam Bywater (drums) … Continue reading

Baz Warne of The Stranglers talks touring, the band and Giants

Words by Natalie Wood This month a great iconic band get back into the gigging routine, touring Europe to promote their new album Giants. To be honest they’ve never actually left the routine. The Stranglers have been around and touring since before I was born. They were touring before they were even signed in 1974, … Continue reading

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