This weekend I went to the amazing Slam Dunk Festival in Leeds. The day was ace, awesome bands and it was so packed. I’ve been to Slam Dunk Festival every year (except one) since it started in 2006 and I’ve always ended the day on a big, loud, pop punk headliner. This year I went to see Andrew McMahon’s acoustic set on the Keep A Breast Stage and I’m so glad I did. It was so relaxed and such a nice end to an awesome day.
At first when ‘Black Diamonds’ started with the intro I hoped they hadn’t just thought “oh, let’s add lots of techy samples and dance beats to give us a better sound” but then I realised they hadn’t when leading track ‘King Of Armarillo’ started with screaming from Michael Bohn followed by a bass ridden breakdown. I was really enjoying the breakdowns and beats in this song until my first theory was proven right when the bridge came in and sounded more like a Justin Timberlake song…
So, a quiet Tuesday afternoon and the new DSHS album, Empire of Light lands in my inbox for review. Considering it is Banter Bank Holiday today (given we’ve not had a bank holiday off in years we made our own) I really shouldn’t be working today. However, having been really impressed by what I’ve heard… Read More
The Dark Knight Rises has been one of the most anticipated films of last year, and is the final instalment of the Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy. The film had a hard task following the release of Marvel Avengers which was released May 2012, but it has to be said, both films lived up to their massive expectation from the audience.