@MatOmbler so good!
Expect an amazing New York takeover with CMJ Music Marathon's awesome 2013 line-up.
The CMJ Music Marathon comes to New York City for its 33rd year bringing with it hundreds of seminal artists from the newly emerging to the well-established.
CMJ has been holding electrifying music events over the course of its existence as well as publishing a weekly music magazine for music and college radio stations. This year will be no different in excellence on its journey through New York from October 15th-19th as it fills over 80 venues across the city with more than 1,000 incredible musical showcases. There will also be a range of other musical events including seminars Q&A sessions, amazing parties, workshops and other special activities.
Plus, more words of wonder from the 23 year-old singer and songwriter.
May we introduce to you, Dan Croll - if he isn't on your radar right now, prepare for your music collection to be invaded. The 23 year-old Staffordshire songwriter isn't long out of Liverpool's Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) but has already had just his second ever single, 'Compliment Your Soul' remixed by London DJ duo The Very Best, has had a summer chock full of festivals booked with more to come and is about to set sail his debut album into the stormy waters of the music industry.
Croll only played Harrogate's Beacons festival last week ,but was back in Yorkshire again only to chat to us. Well, not really; he was in Leeds to perform at the festival but this was a finer detail once we got cosy with the charming Dan Croll inside the confines of our white picket fence. There was a winning modesty to the singer and multi-instrumentalist who seemed to have forgotten he was picked as 'Songwriter of the Year' by the Musicians Benevolent Fund and once earned himself a one-to-won session with Sir Paul McCartney himself.
Continue reading: Dan Croll: "I Recorded Most Of My Debut Album In An Old Primary School"
Leeds Festival has been a not-to-miss date in our calendar for years. Over the past few years the UK has seen many boutique and independent festivals pop up and more people appear to be getting their festival fixes from these smaller events, but they're never going to be able to provide what Leeds Festival does so well. Consistency! Sometimes it is a case of 'you get what you pay for' and Leeds is a perfect example of that. Sure, Leeds perhaps isn't for the more mature gig attendee, but it never has been. It's a weekend of fun and partying that sees thousands of music fans partake in the festivities.
Since its inception organiser Melvin Benn and the team at Festival Republic have known exactly who their audience is and catered for them, Leeds & Reading festivals now run as a well-oiled three day event that means everyone who's bought a ticket will have a great time. Even the toilets in the main arena are kept to a good level of cleanliness, far higher than most of our experiences at smaller festivals!
Set in one of the most ideal festival grounds in the UK, Bramham Park, the festival has a well laid out site plan and features plenty of bars and activities outside of the main arena to keep people occupied all through the day and night.
Continue reading: Leeds Festival 2013 - Preview
A preview of some of our favourite bands playing L@L 2013
This weekend Leeds city centre will play host to some of the best musical talent 2013 has to offer. Whatever your taste in music, with over 100 bands playing at 12 different venues scattered around the city you're sure to find bands that are to your liking.
Since first launching 6 years ago, Live At Leeds has progressed from a relatively locally focused event to the best city music festival in the UK. With the organisers still eager to showcase the finest upcoming local acts, you might just stumble upon your new favourite band.
Continue reading: Live At Leeds - 2013 Preview
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18th July, 1990
@MatOmbler so good!
Going through 1TB of tour footage from the past two years is getting me really excited to get back out on to the road...
@jackdjamo @springkingband I agree
Bumped in to the @springkingband lads at Euston, fresh off the plane from Australia with koala pictures in hand 🐨 https://t.co/MQo0Mjh823
There's nothing like a travelodge room to numb the senses #atleastfamilyguyison https://t.co/6SIB7nDdpD
@Ellis_Samizdat you just reminded me I need to buy shaving cream 👍🏻
RT @Ellis_Samizdat: @DanCroll https://t.co/SlAphq5tNU
I'll be filming something brand new tomorrow, also going to finally give in and start using snapchat, find it all at 'dancroll' 👍🏻🎤🎥
This goes out to all the lonely/broken hearts and cereal lovers... <3 https://t.co/HhQSSjMnp0
@Ellis_Samizdat both, in tandem
@Ellis_Samizdat spooning or no deal
That moment you realise you need a girlfriend/life when you're playing beegees songs on the piano and eating cereal on a Saturday night 🤘🏻
Update: Apparently Emma is really annoyed at Hayley for not inviting her to the cinema, but Joel's dads new range rover is really cool
I was wrong, the whole carriage was reserved for a school trip to London. The apocalypse is now in full swing...
@SpazldRust I wish
And now a completely empty train to London. Do I really smell today? Have I survived the apocalypse? https://t.co/spF4TyXxFk
Ghost town gym this morning, probably because only an idiot would only be in there in this heat... https://t.co/5u7y5IbNS2
Spot the bank card in the wash 👎🏻 https://t.co/tLXDtIijvw