B A Johnston, Sex Jokes, Sophie Sparham – live review

In a slick of spilt lager B A Johnston takes a running knee-slide, prostrated in front of a holding-their-nerve but not their laughter crowd as he hollers down the mic. Read More …

DIY scene celebrated at Hashrock Festival all-dayer

The DIY music scene is being rightfully celebrated at the Hashrock Festival all-dayer at the Hairy Dog on Saturday 5 May 2018, as ten frankly amazing bands take to the Read More …

End of an era as promoter Phil Burgess moves on

He’s been described by Antifolk founder Lach as a pillar of Derby’s local music scene and for the last couple of decades Phil Burgess has been instrumental in bringing bands Read More …

The Beekeepers tease a return could be on the cards

Derby band The Beekeepers have hinted a return may be on the cards in new social media posts. The band were at their height in the ’90s when they signed Read More …

JAWS, King No-One, The Honeymoon Suite: The Venue – live review

Having played at both 2Q Derby Festivals and Y Not JAWS made their headline debut in Derby last night at a sold out Y Not Festival show at The Venue, in support of Read More …