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Coasts: from London’s Barfly to Coachella

Coasts: from London’s Barfly to Coachella

Entertainment, Music
Behind the problems with their record labels, the struggles of touring, but also the huge crowd at Coachella and their new album This Life, Vol.1 we met up with lead singer Chris Caines at their headline show in London at Kentish Town. You'll hear about this band more often so watch out! You're always on the road. Are you ever gonna relax and take some time for your selves? We have a month off which we're going to use to chill, and write. Then it's festivals season. Starting from the beginning of your career. How did you guys start jamming out? We all met at university and none of us had done music, we just loved music. What were you guys doing? Various things, Ben was doing cultural studies and creative writing if I am not wrong, Dave was doing psychology and I was doing...
A deep conversation with Andrew WK

A deep conversation with Andrew WK

Entertainment, Music
When Andrew WK came to London we hung out with him backstage. Little did we know, it was going to be the best conversation The Voice of London has ever had. Welcome back to the UK, how's it been so far? Last night was a great way to kick off the tour, there were many technical challenges that were frustrating but there's even a strange satisfaction in solving problems. You don't want to enjoy it too much because then you'll feel you almost subconsciously will have more problems coming. But there are a few more satisfying things than having an issue which we don't even call "a problem", just "a situation" and be able to address it. Did they happen on stage or during soundcheck? Both. There's so much to do to make it seems like you're doing nothing at all. Much like a movie. Ther...
CAMDEN ROCKS FESTIVAL announce Blood Red Shoes and over 50 more acts

CAMDEN ROCKS FESTIVAL announce Blood Red Shoes and over 50 more acts

Music
With less than a month to go until North London enjoys the annual Camden Rocks Festival on June 2nd, the penultimate line up has been revealed with over 200 bands playing across multiple venues in Camden. This is the 6th all-dayer that Camden Rocks would have graced Camden Town with, a festival known for sunshine, cold drinks and good times alongside over 1500 musicians and 8000 music fans soaking up the carnival atmosphere! British indie rock duo, Blood Red Shoes have been announced to play today and add: “We’re excited to play Camden Rocks for the first time and share a stage with the legendary Public Image Limited,” They are joined by Carl Barat, who is this year’s guest to DJ at the Koko aftershow, Essex Mod legends Missing Andy and another 54 rock and indie acts that includ
Desert Mountain Tribe to release “Om Parvat Mystery”

Desert Mountain Tribe to release “Om Parvat Mystery”

Entertainment, Music
Desert Mountain Tribe will launch their second album on 1st June with a launch event at The Lexington, London on 30th May.    Recorded in London and The Faroe Islands, ‘Om Parvat Mystery’ is co-produced by the band with James Aparicio (Spiritualized, Mogwai, Depeche Mode, Nick Cave) featuring guest vocals on two tracks Himalaya’ and ‘Chemical Genius’’ from Najma Akhtar, (Page & Plant/ Jah Wobble) Formed in 2012, Jonty Balls (Vocals/Guitar) /Philipp Jahn (Bass) & Frank Van Der Ploeg (Drums) released their debut album, ‘Either That Or The Moon’, in the spring of 2016 to positive reviews from UK publications such as Louder Than War, Upset and The Arts Desk. The band spent much of 2017 on the road, including tours of both North America and mainland Europe, ending the year with th
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