Explosive quintet IDLES return to Manchester as part of their sold-out unity tour expressing their thirst for community and open dialogues... As I approached the dark and jaded Gorilla backstage door, I was promptly greeted by an outstretched arm belonging to vocalist Joe Talbot. Perched on a swivel chair, dressed in white roll ups, a [...]

Sam Griffiths sauntered on the stage just as the lights cut to black and re-lit to portray the intriguing, cinematic quartet The Howl & The Hum. The sold-out Fulford Arms awaited their first cue to be plunged into The Hum’s world of curious narratives, rip-roaring riffs, and a performance that would linger in the consciousness [...]

Read this article on The Mancunion here: http://mancunion.com/2018/03/09/live-review-sheafs/ Explosive Sheffield 5-piece Sheafs are fuelling an uprising for the return of punk infused indie rock and are establishing their stance to be on top... Heavy indie-rock outfit Sheafs took to the stage of Night and Day Café last Saturday with one intention and one intention only. [...]

Picture this. You’re sat on your friend’s sofa, beginning to sober up after the house party they’ve just thrown, and you can hear the faint retching noises of someone throwing up in the downstairs toilet. The couple that are supposedly on ‘a break’ are just muffled voices from the room next door, so you allow [...]

Once this article is on The Mancunion website, I will post a link below. I spent my Valentine’s day with the most eccentric, outlandish glam-punk rock sextet writes contributor Olivia White   Having never properly listened to Happy Meal Ltd before last night I didn’t really have a clue of what to expect. Well that’s [...]

To read this article on The Mancunion click here... http://mancunion.com/2018/02/05/interview-howl-hum/ Bob Dylan, Fiat Puntos, Shark fantasies and James Bond, welcome to the fantastic musical mind of Sam Griffiths... If you could sum up the past year or so in 3 words what would they be? Reach (for) the stars. We learnt ‘Reach for the Stars’ by [...]

Read this article in The Mancunion here! http://mancunion.com/2018/01/25/preview-howl-hum/ If a musical hotspot like Manchester has left their Jimmy’s show this weekend on ‘Waiting List Only’, you know you’re in for something worthwhile The Howl & The Hum are an enchanting York-based quartet comprised of lead singer Sam Griffiths, bassist Bradley Blackwell, lead guitarist Conor Hirons, and [...]

Jaws are a Birmingham- born quartet who effortlessly fuse nifty guitar licks laced with reverb distortion with angsty and raw lyricism creating songs that linger in your subconscious for weeks. Singer Connor Schofield who’s currently residing in London whilst balancing an internship in fashion PR with his craftmanship in song writing offers an insight into [...]

The Howl & the Hum are a tempestuous 4-piece York born band who give every single upcoming band of 2017 run for their money. Playing as part of Live at Leeds’ ‘Ones to Watch’ day festival, despite still being a fairly niche alt-rock band they’ve already been scouted as a band to keep on your [...]