Nicola Craig
Head of Live with an unwavering love for pop music, the seaside and writing about other people rather than myself.

MUSIC FEATURE: Bring The Noise UK – Our Favourite Records Of 2020

Despite how 2020 has turned out for the live music scene, it most certainly hasn't stopped the release of a multitude of incredible new records. As we come to the end of this year, the Bring The Noise UK team took the time to look back on the last twelve months and the records they've loved. Read on to find out who made the cut!
Music Reviews

EP REVIEW: Superlove – Superlove

Bristol-based trio Superlove are releasing their self-titled EP through Rude Records on Friday 13th November, their first via the label. Having already shared three of the tracks as singles ahead of its release, we’ve become hooked on their singalong friendly style and couldn’t wait to see what their full EP had in store.
Music Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: Sno Babies (Music From The Motion Picture)

If you need something new to grip your attention during the indoor days ahead, then we’ve got just the thing for you. Sno Babies is a hard-hitting film looking at the impact of teenage drug addiction and the secrets people manage to seemingly hide from the rest of the world. The soundtrack is packed with some of rock's biggest names and each song becomes pivotal to the success of the film, which is an incredibly powerful watch.


When you hear the name Madina Lake you will no doubt be hit with a rush of nostalgia, but now after an nine-year hiatus the quartet are back and raring to go with their brand new EP, 'The Beginning Of New Endings'. We caught up with vocalist Nathan Leone to discuss the band's return, how the music industry has changed over the last decade, their upcoming livestream shows and more.   
New Noise

NEW NOISE: Phoxjaw

Following on from the release of their debut album 'Royal Swan' last month, now is the perfect time to get in on the Phoxjaw action. Mixing grunge and alt-rock alongside some softer indie tones, they're continuously blurring genre boundaries to create a sound which is uniquely theirs and we love it. Find out more about them, including their hidden talents, here.


Not wanting to wait any longer and give their fans new music, Aussie metal outfit Make Them Suffer have digitally released their fourth studio album 'How To Survive A Funeral' ahead of its physical release next month. We caught up with guitarist Nick McLernon to find out more, including the recording experience, his favourite lyrics and his dream collaborations.
Music Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form

The 1975 aren’t a band to do things by halves and their fourth album, 'Notes On A Conditional Form', is a fine example of this. Chiming in at over eighty minutes long and twenty-two tracks in length, it has provided the perfect platform for sound experimentation as we see rock, pop, hip-hop and even house tracks make an appearance. After a number of release date delays, do good things really come to those who wait?
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