Foals What Went Down album review Oxford Reading Festival

Foals – ‘What Went Down’ album review


Foals have always excelled in whatever genre they’ve dipped into. From the amazing pre-‘Antidotes’ tracks of ‘Mathletics’ and ‘Try This On Your Piano’ to their almost-resurrection of nu-metal on ‘Inhaler’, there’s always been something a bit special about the Oxford five-piece. Now they arrive at their fourth album and hopes are high. They turned down…

Reading Festival 2014 review – Friday 22 August


For the fifteenth year running, we made our way to Richfield Avenue to enjoy Reading Festival. An annual tradition, it’s a festival where plenty of teenagers go through a rite of passage although this year there seemed to be a more varied age in the audience. This year’s main stage line-up wasn’t really geared towards…

Stagecoach – Say Bye to the Band


Sad news last week as, after ten years together, Stagecoach announced they’re calling it a day. Evolving from a folky duo into a loud pop band that was equally at home with bands as diverse as Johnny Foreigner, Hold Your Horse Is and Twin Atlantic, they were perhaps the ultimate festival band. Playing the likes…