Indietracks Festival 2018 – a celebration of diversity

It’s one of our favourite festivals and Indietracks Festival 2018 excelled itself with a diverse and inclusive line-up showing other festivals how it should be done. Editor Sarah Lay reports. Read More …

Indietracks 2018: Mighty Kids ‘must see’ guide to the festival

With one of the strongest festival line-ups of the year Indietracks is set to make a return next weekend (27-29 July) when it takes place at Midland Railway Centre near Read More …

Haiku Salut premiere new Grawl!x-directed video

Derbyshire three-piece Haiku Salut have premiered the video for latest single The More And Moreness ahead of the release of their third album in September. Having recently joined label PRAH Read More …

Interview: Sex Jokes – we talk to Shelley Jane Newman ahead of debut gig

One of our ones to watch this year Sex Jokes is set for their debut gig at Dubrek this Saturday (12 May 2018) as part of Dirty Filis’ Public Meltdown Read More …

Grawl!x: Appendix – album review

I am not ashamed to tell you that this review of the third Grawl!x album Appendix has been written and re-written several times. I am now at the point where Read More …

Interview: Grawl!x (James Machin) on release of album Appendix

Grawl!x, aka Derby multi-instrumentalist musician, composer and filmmaker James Machin, is about the release his third album, Appendix¬†via locally-based label Reckless Yes. Like the others in the trilogy it explores Read More …

Exciting releases for 2018 – our ones to watch in Derby and Derbyshire

After a great year in 2017 we’re already looking forward to a number of releases for 2018 from Derby and Derbyshire artists. We’ve put together our list of those we’re Read More …