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Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Interview: Wheatus

Tom Ingham chats to Brendan Brown, Wheatus frontman, about what life is like having such a hit song.

Morrison's savers range

Poorest budgets eaten up by food

5.2 million cash-strapped homes hit hardest by grocery bills

The Temper Trap live (Photo credit- Simon Ayre)

Live: The Temper Trap

If only the band had paid a little more heed to what their loyal, paying followers wanted to hear.

Vocalist of The Cribs, Ryan Jarman (Photo credit- Source: Roger Kisby/Getty Images North America)

Live: The Cribs

The Cribs can be anthemic without needing to have the audience jumping and screaming as one.

The Heartbreaks (Photo credit - Nicole Horrorette)

Live: The Heartbreaks @ Ruby Lounge

The energy of the four young males certainly overwhelmed the intimate venue.

Sounds From The City 2012

Live: Sounds From The Other City

Salford’s Bank holiday bash has improved immeasurably from its humble beginnings.

A Place To Bury Strangers

Live: A Place to Bury Strangers

They rarely deviate from their own tried-and-true formula but when the live performances are this exhilarating, it’s difficult to care.

The BBC boys chilling out.

Live: Bombay Bicycle Club @ The Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

The main feature of this performance was reliability.

This year's Download line-up.

Preview: Download Festival

Loud, crammed and for the most part jolly, though there may be a few more shouts of “SLAYER!!!” at 5am.

This year's Hideout line-up.

Preview: Hideout Festival

Set to become a mainstay on the overseas festival circuit, Hideout can surely equal anything a UK festival can offer, and then some.


Preview: Latitude Festival

Complete with neon sheep and extensive arts events across the site, there’s more than a weekend’s worth to get involved with.

This year's Parklife line-up.

Preview: Parklife Festival

Only a few weeks left now until what will most likely be the third-annual sold out Parklife Weekender.