Bury Songwriters Competition 2019 Final preview

This Friday (3rd May), The Constitutional Club in Bury St Edmunds hosts the final of this year’s Bury Songwriters Competition.  The competition this year has seen some very talented acts come through what have been evenly-contested heats, meaning this year’s final is an event not to be missed! This year’s final features local favourites Josie […]

Bury Fringe Festival All-Dayer 2019: Rock Against Racism Stage preview

This Saturday (4th May) is the annual All-Dayer of live music as part of the Bury Fringe Festival, and this year we’ve been honoured to co-run the Rock Against Racism Stage alongside our good friends at Toonteen Industries. We’ve selected some awesome acts to play this stage and here are the set-times and a little […]

TMB42 Track of the Year 2018 results

For the past few months, YOU have been voting for your favourite East Anglian track of 2018. Now it’s time to reveal this year’s top ten and winners. 10. The Glitter Shop – Tonic Grunge-pop trio The Glitter Shop have been making a name for themselves around the region this year with their electric live performances. The soothing […]

02/11 – Best In The East Spotify playlist

Every fortnight we round-up some of the hottest releases in the local area and shed light on some of the tracks we’ve missed out on over the past few months! The Islas – Somewhere In Between Fresh from playing our TMB42 night last month, The Islas are back with another instalment from their forthcoming EP A […]

19/10 – Best In The East Spotify playlist

The past two weeks have seen an incredible amount of new releases from local artists, and here’s our summary of the tracks that you really need to hear! SOPHIE MAHON – BLACK TIE After the release of her spellbinding single 2bf and various live performances around the area, Sophie Mahon finally released her debut EP Xenon Nights […]

05/10 – Best In The East Spotify playlist

Here’s our fortnightly update of our ‘Best In The East’ Spotify playlist featuring new releases from the area’s best soloists and bands! OSCAR CORNEY – WORLD ALIVE Regarded as one of the area’s brightest talents, singer-songwriter Oscar Corney’s ability to write heartfelt, upbeat tracks was brought to the fore when he released World Alive in mid-September. Taking […]

TMB42 Anniversary Gig Preview

Tomorrow night (18/08) sees The Music Blog 42 (US!) celebrate a year of blogging in the region with a night of celebration and rock featuring four of the best bands from East Anglia. The night consists of sets from Latitude-conquering psych-rockers Sun Scream, teenage wonderkids Influx of Insanity, intensely powerful rock duo KULK and Cambridgeshire […]

TMB42 Spotlight: Enterlude

This month’s Spotlight is on one of the most exciting bands on the local scene : indie synth-pop band Enterlude. Band Members: Tom Paren – Vocals and Rhythm Guitar Josh Finch – Lead Guitar Will Allsopp – Bass Ted Ballam – Synthesizers Ethan Richards – Drums Although they are only starting to become more prominent […]

TMB42 Spotlight: BAILEY

This month’s Spotlight feature is on the East’s own ‘elevating pop’ soloist BAILEY. When writing new music for his next musical project, having been performing locally, for twelve years, BAILEY wanted his tracks to be heard with a full band behind them. Unfortunately for him this didn’t work out due to other commitments, but this […]

TMB42 Spotlight: Sunday Arches

Sunday Arches are our focus in this month’s Spotlight, and you’re going to love them! It’s an interesting tale how the band formed. Having been friends since school in Colchester and playing music together through their teenage years, the four band members met up under a South London railway arch a decade later (presumably on […]