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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Homegrown Festival 2018 Part 2

Here is part 2 of our experience of Homegrown festival at Suffolk Academy in Barrow! If you haven’t read it already, take a look at part 1 here! Appearing on the main stage through Saturday was a varied selection of musical styles presented by established and up and coming bands. The partisan crowd, in some part made up of other participating bands […]

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Homegrown Festival 2018 – Part 1

We here at This Is Noise are always on the lookout for the biggest and brightest talents across the regions to show off their music and talents, well Homegrown Festival last weekend boasted the best of what East Anglia has to offer and we were in attendance to check out the bands performing and see what the local talent has […]

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Camden Rocks 2018 Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our Camden Rocks review, as we previously mentioned in Part 1 (Which you can view here) due to the sheer size of the festival it would of been impossible to review it all, so we hand picked a select few bands we definitely wanted to check out  and we hope you enjoy our coverage from […]

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New Noise 08/06: Idles, Deaf Havana, Dott and more!

Welcome to the #NewNoise feature where we take a look at the newest releases in the week from albums, EPs and singles. New Albums Get Up Kids return after seven years with their new EP ‘Kicker’ – Their last full album was 2011’s ‘There Are Rules’. Galway based Dott have released their debut album ‘Heart Swell’. The 12-track effort is the follow […]

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Camden Rocks 2018 Part 1

First things first, a disclaimer and apology, due to the sheer size and volume of the day it would be near on impossible to review every band and venue . We decided to hand pick some bands that have made it and some that are just a few more steps away from being bigger names in the game. That is […]

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Highlights from Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering

Written by Jan Roberts This was the 11th running of the Bearded Theory gathering, at stately Catton Hall and for this reviewer, a long gap since the last festival back in so-long-ago-I-cant-remember-1980’s. So long ago that the headliners were Hawkwind, but I digress… Like all festivals they promise a break from the mundane, a feast of musical and sensory nirvana, you […]

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New Noise 18/05: Courtney Barnett, Ash, The Faim and more!

Welcome to the #NewNoise feature where we take a look at the newest releases in the week from albums, EPs and singles. New Albums   Singer-song writer Courtney Barnett has released her third album ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’. The 10-track album is the follow up to last year’s ‘Lotta Sea Lice’ with Kurt Vile. Five-piece Swansea based band Dream State have released […]

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LIVE REVIEW: Blossoms + Touts + Fuzzy Sun at the UEA

Releasing their latest album Cool Like You last month, Blossoms brought their UK tour to the UEA in Norwich with support from Touts and Fuzzy Sun. Fuzzy Sun The first act of the night were five piece Fuzzy Sun who brought their very laid back and melancholy feel to start the night with seductive harmonies and funky bass lines prominent […]