Runaway June

On The Stereo #16

September 12, 2018 in Music

We introduce some sublime new music from Runaway June, The Coral, God Complex, Kane Brown, The Mutineers and Black Futures…

Live review: Tramlines Festival, Sheffield (21-23 July ’17)

August 1, 2017 in Features, Festivals

In late July, Songwriting headed up to the Steel City to check out the three-day musical extravaganza that is Tramlines…

Ian Broudie

Interview: Ian Broudie

May 18, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Ahead of his summer performances, the creative power behind The Lightning Seeds chats to us about his career in music…

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Songs In The Key Of… Liverpool

May 6, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The founder of Mellowtone Records leads us around Liverpool by choosing a dozen of his favourite songs from the city…

The Coral

The Coral’s album becomes a work of art

November 14, 2016 in Events, News

A Harrogate gallery will host an exhibition documenting the music, artwork and stories behind the Merseyside guitar band’s latest LP…

King Champion Sounds 'To Awake In That Heaven Of Freedom' album artwork

‘To Awake In That Heaven Of Freedom’ by King Champion Sounds (Album)

September 20, 2016 in Music

Fusing together genres from jazz to alternative rock, this double-album has plenty to offer to those prepared to embrace it…

The Coral

The Coral to tour the UK this December

August 2, 2016 in News

The Merseyside rock quintet have confirmed that they will embark on an eight date tour of the UK this December…


Blossoms announce autumn UK tour

July 22, 2016 in News

Stockport indie-pop band will head out on an 11 date UK tour in support of their upcoming self-titled debut album…

The Vryll Society 'Self Realization' single cover

‘Self Realization’ by The Vryll Society (Single)

March 11, 2016 in Music

With an expansive sound bringing together elements of krautrock, electronica and rock, these Liverpudlians have their sights set on greatness…

Interview: The Coral’s James Skelly

February 29, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Ahead of the release of the indie band’s latest LP, their frontman and chief songwriter talks about their new sound…


‘Ideal Girl’ by The Cradles (Single)

February 10, 2016 in Music

Youthful Welsh quintet provide an insouciant mix of two of England’s most successful indie-rock acts on their brand new single…

Venice Trip 'Look Forward' EP cover

‘Look Forward’ by Venice Trip (EP)

July 3, 2015 in Music

The new EP from psychedelic four-piece Venice Trip is proof that there’s still plenty of life left in the genre…