China Bears – ‘Statue Still’


China Bears have shared new single ‘Statue Still’ and announced details of a show at the Boileroom on 5 March next year (buy your tickets here). Released once again via the legendary Fierce Panda Records, the latest single from the four-piece is all about ‘those initial stages of loss and healing’ and the way that…

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China Bears – ‘Meet Me in London’ stream


Guildford/Bridgwater four-piece China Bears have been turning heads since they formed in 2015 and have played countless shows all over the country with previous single ‘Hydra’ becoming a real favourite. New single ‘Meet Me in London’ is their most accomplished song yet. Opening with the commanding lines ‘Meet me in London, I’ll be there tonight.…

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Guildford’s Always the Sun Festival announces first wave of acts for 2017 including Public Service Broadcasting, Lucy Rose and Tall Ships


Curated by the Boileroom team, Always the Sun Festival will be making a welcome return to Guildford’s Stoke Park from 8-10 September this year and the first wave of acts including the headliners for the Park Stage – The Strypes (Friday), Public Service Broadcasting (Saturday) and Lucy Rose (Sunday) – has just been announced. Also playing…

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SO-CRATES – ‘V1’ EP review


SO-CRATES (we believe that’s the right casing for their name) are a band made up of musicians you’re bound to recognise if you’ve been to a gig in Hampshire or Surrey over the past decade and a half. We fondly remember the likes of Reuben and Hold Your Horse Is so to hear about a…