A festival in Shepherd’s Bush you say. Only 10 minutes down the road. Curated by the guys at Communion. I’m there. Except, thanks to a particularly riotous IAH Friday gig to see in the Queen’s Jubilee weekend at The King’s Head (thanks Mishal Moore, Abi Murray and ScenicLife) I found myself with an inability toContinue reading “Bushstock!”

Sykur @ Above Audio/The Great Escape 2012

11/05/2012 Review by Sophie Kostrowski From the first moment you hear Sykur you will be left with one question – Why have I not heard this band before?! Everyone you know will think they have the latest band that you need to listen to, but from the moment I heard Sykur I knew that theyContinue reading “Sykur @ Above Audio/The Great Escape 2012”

It's All Happening speak to David's Lyre

There is little known about David’s Lyre, the current project of Paul Dixon, with the myspace, website and facebook sites all taking a minimalist approach. It’s All Happening set out to discover some facts about his at this year’s Great Escape Festival in Brighton. Watch the video below to find out everything you need toContinue reading “It's All Happening speak to David's Lyre”

Moddi chats to It's All Happening…

On a sunny day in Brighton at The Great Escape festival, It’s All Happening were lucky enough to chat to Pål Moddi Knutsen, more commonly known as Moddi. Sat at an idyllic location on the beach in front of the pier Moddi discussed growing up in Norway, the process behind his writing and performs twoContinue reading “Moddi chats to It's All Happening…”

It is what it is… Why Brother's simple lyrics sum up the deepest feelings.

Francesca Baker Not content with providing our favourite quote of It’s All Happening’s Great Escape preview zine, Leonard, frontman of Brother also treated us to a stellar soundbite during the inter-song soundbite that stuck in the mind and caused some musings. Having firmly lowered the eyebrows of even the most sceptical industry bods, with his guitar grippedContinue reading “It is what it is… Why Brother's simple lyrics sum up the deepest feelings.”