In a world where words like “genuine” and “refreshing” are thrown around the music scene left, right and centre, you learn to ration them. Clichés are a marvellous (if not lazy) thing, therefore there really are times where you simply cannot avoid them. So yes, Hot Milk are both refreshing and genuine…but hear us out. When speaking of clichés, Hot Milk are literally anything but, and it’s an absolute delight to see them both on stage and at interview. Here’s what Hannah and Jim from the band had to say recently at Download Festival. And trust us, you’re going to want to read it all.
Despite the weather-related camping challenges at this year’s Download, a decent sized crowd have woken up early and amassed at the Avalanche Stage to watch Parting Gift open the stage on day two.
Brighton’s annual festival of musical discovery, The Great Escape, is one of the major opening acts of the British festival season and every year it sets an ever-raising bar for the rest to follow. The endearing, close-knit setting combined with a line-up that covers all genres imaginable, from an array of countries, provides a level of diversity and variation that you simply can’t find anywhere else over the festival season, making this annual weekend of discovery a truly unique and memorable experience.
Following their career-defining headline show at London's O2 Brixton Academy last year, Deaf Havana took to the road once again last month for a series of headline shows. Joined by The LaFontaines and Hot Milk, we ventured down to the first night of the tour in Cardiff - check out our photo gallery here!