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Artist of the Week - A. Chal

This week’s new artist is A.Chal. The LA based artist has music that incorporates elements of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop in order to create his own style of Hip-Hop. A.Chal began first rapping at the age of 12 in New York’s borough, Queens and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue his music career. His album GAZI became an album that consisted of creative flare. After speaking with IDOL, A.Chal explained he 100% does all of his creative direction, adding “there’s no real process in coming up with the aesthetics, because it’s based on how I’m feeling”. As a result of this, the album has helped him connect with fans on a deeper level whilst also gaining insight into his life. After the success of GA

JAMES ARTHUR - ''BACK FROM THE EDGE'' TOUR - Gig Review

''The Back From Edge'' UK Arena Tour is the third tour headlining the pop British artist James Arthur that kicked off on Thursday and it couldn't be any other way than pure bliss and excitement for his fans worldwide, myself included. James Arthur took the stage from Leeds in full force and without any further warning, he managed to make me become an emotional wreck throughout the entire evening. Being my first time seeing him live, I must admit that I was particularly interested in whether his show will live up to my expectations or not. Considering that he has won one of the most important singing competitions in the world, X Factor UK back in 2012 and has ,since then, released two success

New Artist of the Week - Charlotte Brimner

This week’s new artist is Charlotte Brimner. The 20-year-old artist was studying a few years ago like any other pupil dreaming of bigger ideas. 2017 has been the year for her! She is now on the brink of stardom as her career has peaked, receiving her first industry award! In just 6 months Charlotte not only transformed herself as a solo artist but also as a band leader, with two musicians behind her, calling the band after herself “Be Charlotte”. With that being said, the band have now been named the ‘best electronic act at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards in Glasgow’. The 20-year-old has some big aspirations and after playing at Carnival Fifty-Six Festival in her hometown Dundee, she i

Picture This - Gig Review

Irish pop band ‘picture this’ took on Manchester O2 Academy on Friday 3rd November, they're sold out the show had everyone's attention drawn to them while they performed songs from their new album. At the start of the night, around 8 o’clock, their support act Catherine Mcgrath performed songs such as ‘Just in case’ an original by her to a cover of ‘Run’ by Snow Patrol. With her pop-country vibe, she has everyone in the audience connected with what she was singing as she was drawing from her own emotions when singing, especially her originals. Around a half an hour after Mcgrath finished her set Picture This came on stage starting with their song ‘Let’s be young’. From the start the recognis

Oh Wonder - Technicolour Wonder - Gig Review

The London-based, alt-pop duo Oh Wonder started their UK leg of their Ultralife World Tour on October 31st at the famous Manchester Academy. Opening up for them was 21-year-old Norwegian Sigrid. She and her amazingly talented band warmed up the crowd with hits like Don’t kill my vibe, Plot twist and Dynamite. Sigrid’s infectious and friendly vibes prepared the fans for the energy explosion that Oh Wonder later brought to the stage. Opening up with Dazzle, the duo didn’t disappoint from the moment they started the song. Both Anthony West’s and Josephine Vander Gucht’s voices sound exactly the same as in the studio version of the album, if not even better. The fans broke out into applause at A

Neck Deep - The Peace and Panic Tour - Gig Review

Neck Deep are one of those bands who seem to have appeared from nowhere, but have been everywhere since and fans just can’t picture the rock scene without the Welsh lads. Forming in 2012 and sky rocketing ever since, the band have been breaking the mould of merely being a local band going nowhere in a small North Walian town, Wrexham, to dominating both the American and British pop punk scene, exploring the world, but never forgetting their roots. With the release of their third studio album, ‘The Peace and the Panic’ (released on the 18th August 2017), Alternative press’ most anticipated album of the year, left fans in pure awe with deep and personal lyrics that deals with heart ache, grief

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