With this looking set to be one of the last tours before the widespread cancellation of many live events due to the ongoing pandemic, we knew we couldn't miss the chance to catch Palm Reader and Employed To Serve playing Glasgow's Cathouse. Check out our review and photo gallery from the show here.
With its focus on math-rock, post-rock and the weird, noisy spaces in between, ArcTanGent Festival presents a uniquely refreshing atmosphere that you don’t find anywhere else on the annual festival calendar. It’s not only unique for its line-up, but is also the only festival where the crowd can clap perfectly in 7/8 and are just as likely to sing along to a guitar lead line or trumpet riff, than they are lyrics. ArcTanGent 7 promises to be the biggest one yet and it can be daunting to pick your targets, so we’ve given you a headstart with our pick of the bunch this year.
A two weekend takeover of music, All Points East Festival returns for its second year, residing in London's leafy Victoria Park. Playing host to some of the most exciting names in music, the festival's rock ruling line-up on Friday 31st May saw headliners Bring Me The Horizon play a career-spanning set. The band's self-curated bill brought performances from Architects, Employed To Serve, IDLES, Run The Jewels, Scarlxrd, Sleeping With Sirens,While She Sleeps and more across the festival's six stages.
Can you believe Slam Dunk Festival has come round again? The yearly Bank Holiday celebration of noise and shenanigans officially holds its own as a gigantic bat signal, announcing the arrival of festival season to masses of alternative music fans across the UK.