TMB42 Spotlight: The Kicklips

Hailing from Sheffield, The Kicklips who only formed around 10 months ago are already becoming an exciting prospect and are set to have a BIG 2018. Consisting of bassist & vocalist Beck Shillito, guitarist Mo Ghani and drummer Dan Siddall, the three-piece take mid-noughties indie music and blend it with a modern twist and poppy […]

TMB42 Spotlight: ALL WE KNOW

Our Spotlight this week shines on one of the newest bands to hit the Bury St Edmunds music scene in the past year: thrash metal trio ALL WE KNOW. The band started with founding members Joel Richardson (guitar) and Elliott Morse (bass and vocals) and some friends, wanting to play vastly heavier and technical music […]

Top 5: Records You Missed in 2017

By Joel Richardson With the amount of high quality music released last year, it’d have been pretty damn difficult to check out everything, leaving some albums and EP’s to fly under the radar for the most of us. That being said here are five records/EP’s from 2017 that I feel you may have missed and […]

TMB42 Spotlight: THE CATCH

Our second The Music Blog 42 Spotlight is on Suffolk’s own THE CATCH! Rock band THE CATCH, from the renowned music scene in Bury St Edmunds, have already become established names in not only their own scene but around East Anglia. Having recently played at the Cambridge Junction (read our review here), they’ve played at […]

Top 5 Anticipated Records for 2018

In this feature, Joel Richardson gives us his Top 5 most anticipated records of 2018. 2017 treated us to another year full of top quality music. So much so that I’m still catching up on releases I’ve missed whilst continuing to binge my favourites from the last 12 months. Even with that in mind, there’s […]

Our East Anglian Songs of the Year

The music scene in the East is thriving, with bands from the area really hitting the big time this year. In this short segment, we look at our Top 10 tracks from East Anglia covering Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire! 10: Fick As Fieves – Label Us The three-piece band hailing from Aldeburgh really hit it […]

Record of the Year: Top 10

Here it is, our top 10 records of 2017, which by all accounts has been an absolutely incredible year for music! 10: Harry Styles – Harry Styles Without a doubt the most surprising record of 2017. Harry Styles, 1/5 of pop juggernauts One Direction, released his first solo record in early May, and it’s safe […]

Our Gigs of the Year

This year we’ve covered 10 gigs on The Music Blog 42, and been to several more too! In this special feature, we look at our top 6 favourite gigs of 2017! Two Door Cinema Club @ Cambridge Corn Exchange I admit that before seeing the trio in Cambridge in January, I wasn’t overly keen on […]