Author: Sophie Webster

Brick House @ Handyman Pub | Gig Review

With a punk band (The Resurrection Men) singing about Slender Man, Green Tangerines providing a jazz-funk masterclass, FLIZZ demonstrating why they’re one of the most exciting new bands to come out of Liverpool and not forgetting Brick House, who closed the night with a crowd-pleasing riot of a performance that left the audience wanting more. ‘Brick House Get a 2:2’ at the Handyman Pub on Smithdown Road, was a night not to be missed with something for every music lover on offer, and then some. Opening the show punk rockers, The Res Men certainly warmed up the crowd in...

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Jungle @ Invisible Wind Factory | Gig Review

Liverpool Music Week 2017 saw Jungle take to the stage at the near-capacity Invisible Wind Factory, for a hit-filled gig that did not disappoint. The venue was a perfect setting for the London-based soul collective to show off their live sound, with a remarkably varied audience of young and old dancing for the entirety of the set. The 7-piece was supported by electronic duo Makeness, and popular local trio Stealing Sheep, who set the tone of the evening brilliantly from the very first note. With a setlist brimming with some of their best-known songs, from ‘Busy Earnin” to ‘Julia’ the group...

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Taylor Swift ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ | Single Review

There’s no denying that despite her divisive reputation – the aptly named title of her upcoming album, Taylor Swift has the canny ability to write a damn good pop song. Love her or hate her, with a back catalogue filled with hits such as ‘Bad Blood’, ‘Shake It Off’ and the snappily titled ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’, it’s hard to argue her skills when it comes to crafting the perfect break-up anthem or revenge song, which is what makes her latest offering a little harder to swallow. 2016 was arguably the year Swift truly fell from...

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You Me At Six live at Mountford Hall | A Review

It’s been nearly 3 years since pop rock band You Me At Six have released any new material, so with the announcement of a new album Night People and its debut single of the same name this year, it’s understandable that the Surrey quintet would want to ease back into touring with a string of intimate gigs. Well, intimate when compared to the arenas they were filling just two years ago. But despite the smaller venue at Mountford Hall in the Liverpool Guild of Students, it’s safe to say the band are back to their best. With just one...

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