Gig Guide: 17th – 23rd Feb

Phantom Isle performing live at The Black Prince

Phantom Isle – Live at The Lamplighter, Sat 22nd Feb

A run through of the weeks gig listings…

Tues 18th Feb
A weekly night, sharing words and music, originals especially, acoustic but amplified in a small cosy brewery bar.

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Freshly Squeezed: November

Kian Russell, Northampton blues artist performing live

Phil Moore runs you threw the month’s new releases
Kian Russell ‘Off the Ground’
Kian Russell 16 year-old Russell brings his American blues and rock influences to the fore – from John Mayer and Hendrix through to Paramore and Biffy Clyro. After he lived in the US for some of his childhood he really has soaked up the sound and feel of the guitar greats, and his songwriting is now flourishing. Opening track ‘Bullet Through The Heart’ really kicks the round dangly things, whilst the title track has a lot of emotional layering that suggests a bright future no matter what style he does. […]

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Made in Northampton: October

The Big Head band Northamptonshire reggae band

A Pick of NN’s Finest on the Scene for October

The Big Head
Northampton’s own godfathers of low-fi reggae and ska. The Bighead have charmed local with their reggae vibes at festivals such as Twinfest. Having recently released a new EP, the band are currently on their Record Store Tour, with dates across the country, including Brixton. […]

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