Unsung Heroes Exhibition – 9th March London

Unsung Heroes Exhibition – 9th March London

Saturday 9th March 2019, Exhibition, Print Sale and DJs from 8pm until late at Nambucca, Holloway Road, London. Fullest info at the FB Event. One of the Biggest Music Stories is not bankable-singing-bankers and the blandification of popular music, it's the Rock n Roll Rollercoaster in the smaller venues of Dystopia. Walk into a gig. Welcome to civilisation's potential escapist blueprint for the future. Affordably. Take another look at the new guitar gig images of the last few years -v- the world on the news. We could not tell the tale of this punky, DIY, stage style art movement without the music, or visualise it without imagery. The audience x the artists immortalised for posterity by the unsung heroes of photography. Respect is due, also, to a key component of the still growing…
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Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres – single, LP, UK/EU tour

Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres – single, LP, UK/EU tour

PETER DOHERTY & THE PUTA MADRES debut album Having just completed a sold out tour of the UK, Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres have announced a UK and European tour to coincide with the release of their eponymous debut LP on Friday 26th April through Strap Originals/Cargo Records. A single, mixed by Cenzo Townshend, ‘Who’s Been Having You Over’, is available now when you pre order the album from:   Pete Doherty & The Puta Madres Formats; Vinyl in a gatefold sleeve (SOLP1), CD (SOCD1), Cassette (SOCASS1), Deluxe CD (SOCD1X) and Deluxe Vinyl (SOLP1X) (including live album and film) and digital download. The video for the single was filmed in Margate and directed by Roger Sargent and is a collaboration with Art Collective; Worship the Ground (Chu & Dr. D).  “We believe the act of creating public artworks is…
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ZINE UK EXCLUSIVE: MY Baby Announce Tour Dates and New Single ‘Super Natural’

ZINE UK EXCLUSIVE: MY Baby Announce Tour Dates and New Single ‘Super Natural’

They’re back! Globe-dancing supersonic Dutch-Kiwi sorcerers MY BABY have announced UK tour dates as part of their European tour this spring. And as if that wasn’t enough…. They’ve launched a new single today to celebrate their latest album ‘Mounaiki - By the Bright of Night’ winning an Edison Award (the Dutch Grammies) last week! - it’s all go in the MY BABY camp!  New single stream an exclusive interview below! Supernatural Aid is the third single from the band’s 4th studio album ‘Mounaiki’ and takes its inspiration from the band’s greatest musical inspiration; Sly Stone. As one of the funkier more frenetic tracks from the album and audience favourite during their hypnotic live shows, Supernatural Aid smashes out MY BABY’s trademark cosmic hooks and delectable vocals of MY BABY in delightful…
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Live Review: Strange Bones + Rascalton win The Lexington

Live Review: Strange Bones + Rascalton win The Lexington

London, 21/02/19. Strange Bones and Rascalton took over The Lexington during their joint headline tour; their astounding and raucous performances ripping straight through the centre of the venue, inciting a riotous audience. First up were Rascalton, whose punk-esque swagger and stylish musicianship lead to a packed out room with audience members pushing their way through to try and make it to the front. Effortless and unruly, Jack Wyles smooth Glaswegian accent could be heard through his lead vocals as he yelled into the microphone, throwing his guitar around and at one point losing his guitar strap (resulting in a crew member running onstage to fix it). Rascalton were met with an onslaught of applause as they thanked the audience at the end of their set, strolling offstage, and disappearing into the night. Half an hour later…
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Russell Brand’s brilliant community projects 4th Birthday Party!

Russell Brand’s brilliant community projects 4th Birthday Party!

We spoke to the brilliant head of events - Sarah Ward. Tell us what you have planned. Sarah Ward: This will be a beautiful community-based celebration all taking place in Russell Brand’s iconic Trew Era Cafe, Hackney London, now run by The Forward Trust, which Russell is a Patron of. Russell is excited about this event! How did you choose the artists to play such an important gig? S: These two acts were chosen to perform as Russell funded the cafe with his book ‘revolution’ and these artists are revolutionary in their creative fields. It will be a full set from Xander & The Peace Pirates PLUS a Q&A. They are a really inspirational band. Their mantra is ‘The only solution to this soul pollution will be a spiritual revolution’ lead guitarist Keith Xander lodges a…
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‘Canadian Blast’ at Americana Fest UK 2019

‘Canadian Blast’ at Americana Fest UK 2019

The Empire Bar, London, 29th January and interview with Canadian Blast organiser, Trisha Carter. Showcasing a selection of Canada’s Finest Americana Talent, The ‘Canadian Blast’ is a not-for-profit initiative presented by the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA). It is a year-round travelling platform which visits the world’s new music festivals showcasing up and coming independent Canadian bands, one highly-rated handful at a time.  The Canadian Blast often acts as a springboard for new opportunities to help break into new music markets - leading to more gigs, licensing deals and of course, new fans. With a reputation for exhibiting exciting new talent, these shows are keenly attended by those in the know. Their annual three-day residency at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton, is always brimming with buzzing bands. The Zine UK make a point of catching at least a few of…
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26 March – Deux Furieuses, The Rezner, Peggy From Earth

26 March – Deux Furieuses, The Rezner, Peggy From Earth

26th March 2019 Deux Furieuses and The Rezner play TheZineUK party Free entry love/laughs at Camden Monarch Hosted by Peggy From Earth (Boogaloo Radio/Peggy’s World) There is a reason that Deux Furieuses are one of TheZineUK story’s cover stars. Pioneers of the burgeoning equity for equality, their first LP - ‘Tracks Of Wire’ - is a British Rock Music Classic. "An accomplished debut" -(Q Magazine). "Sometimes an album comes along that just grips you by the throat on the first listen and won’t let go, Tracks Of Wire is one such album. It sets the bar very high in terms of modern day punk"  -(10/10 Louder Than War). Their live performance is thunderous, and sounded as at home on a giant stage (The Roundhouse) as it does, an intense experience, on a smaller stage. "Deux Furieuses blew me away live even more than on…
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The Wha – debut single ‘Innocents’

The Wha – debut single ‘Innocents’

The Wha, Innocents Faces of innocence with the musical and lyrical savvy of the guilty.  The Wha introduce themselves to the general public with a confidently dramatic call to charms, their debut single 'Innocents'. From a light tight beat, layered instrumentally, tier upon tier into a punk passioned, Elvis Costello-esque sneerpop classic. 'Innocents' then sprawls out into a crescendo of epic-anthemic with vie-ing vocals, kit and guitars only pausing for enough breath to deliver killer prose. Then they race each other in perfect time, to leave you hooked before three minutes has passed. Dafuq? What just happened? The Wha. Happening. Now. Kilkenny's teen spark rockers are getting all the classic and new buzz band comparisons, early days, but have casually showcased enough composition and delivery skills with this debut to set up their own world. Thanks…
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Calva Louise album review – Rhinoceros

Calva Louise album review – Rhinoceros

If you go back far enough, some of you will remember when this band use to be called “Mystified”. Either way, no doubt in my mind that people are very aware of the Manchester trio and how they’re going from strength to strength. Jess, Alizon and Ben have just released their debut album “Rhinoceros”. If you want to understand the subtext of this album, then it goes back to Romanian-French playwright Eugene Ionesco who wrote the play titled “Rhinoceros”. The play, is about people in a French town morphing into rhinoceri, except for one man who is labelled as a madman, charlatan, paranoid. It also explores issues regarding monotony, lack of individuality, fascism, mob mentality and a desperate desire for control by any means. Talk about relevant! This play, is the inspiration for the video and first…
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