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News: Hull Venue to showcase local music

by Nick Boldockon 19th June 2018
  The all new Hull Venue will give local artists a platform as BBC Introducing host a top notch test event which will be first gig at the venue, and will exclusively feature local talent. The all-standing event, which takes place on July 25th, will feature precocious post-punk outfit La Bête Blooms (of whom we […]

News: Kindred Spirit fanzine reborn!

by Nick Boldockon 8th March 2018
  Firstly – an apology… we’ve been meaning to put this post up for an absolute age but life keeps getting in the way (and, you know, we keep forgetting…). You just can’t get the staff can you? Anyway – better late than never eh! So what’s this all about? Back in the early 80s local […]

News: Adelphi to become Community Interest Company

by Nick Boldockon 16th February 2018
  A series of teasers on social media in the past few days told us there was to be an “important announcement” from the Adelphi this week. And last night, at the Hamell On Trial gig, the secret was out… After 34 years as the beating heart at the centre of Hull’s music scene, the […]

News: Rotheray Returns!

by Nick Boldockon 8th December 2017
(photo: Mark Blissenden) Dave Rotheray returns! And he’s got company… Ex-Beautiful South guitarist and songwriter Dave Rotheray “retired” from music back in 2013 after the release of his excellent second sort-of-solo set Answer Ballads. But now he’s back as one third of all-new band Prosecco Socialist, alongside old friends Eleanor McEvoy and Mike Greaves. New […]

News: Soda launch “Artificial Flavour” LP

by Nick Boldockon 22nd November 2017
  Following the long awaited release of Soda’s lost album Artificial Flavour in 2016 on CD and cassette, the band are now bringing the album to the best format of all! Artificial Flavour is released on pink vinyl, complete with gatefold sleeve, on Saturday November 25th with a launch at Hull Record Fair (Fruit, free […]

News: Spiders Book Launch – Meet The Author

by Nick Boldockon 9th November 2017
  Spiders – Tales from Behind the Web is a book that celebrates Hull’s legendary alternative nightclub, Spiders. In this book compiled by Andy Roe, the club’s charm is expressed through a series of anecdotes that have been written by former and current members; anecdotes that cleverly capture the very essence of the club, which is conveyed […]