DRUIDS @ The Hunter Club (20/10)

Intergalactic duo DRUIDS brought the house down with a triumphant headlining set at October’s edition of Washing Machine. The hotly-tipped Among The Citizens opened the night in front of an eager crowd, playing tracks from their extraordinary EP Pretend To Be In Love, whilst also playing a selection of their singles like the upbeat belter Words Mean Nothing. The […]

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 […]

21/09 – Best In The East Spotify Playlist

When we first started the Blog we created a Spotify playlist featuring new music and old favourites from bands around the region. For some unknown reason it fell by the wayside but it’s now back in all its glory! This fortnights offering includes these awesome little numbers: AMONG THE CITIZENS – WORDS MEAN NOTHING Easily one […]

The NMG Awards 2018

Cambridgeshire rockers Hollowstar were the big winners of this year’s NMG Awards held for the first time at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds. The four-piece rockers from St Ives walked away with the Breakout and Rock awards, following on from an epic year of radio play and extensive live dates with a UK tour […]

Best Of The Rest: The Releases We’ve Missed

It’s been a busy summer for us at The Music Blog 42, and we’ve missed a lot of new music! So here’s our condensed look at some of our favourite tracks of the summer! Among The Citizens – Words Mean Nothing After the release of Mess In The Head in May and several gigs, one of the […]

Highlights of Homegrown Festival 2018

After two brilliant days at Homegrown Festival 2018, here’s our highlights of the brilliant weekend, although all of the bands were awesome! The first act we saw at the Festival was the underrated talent Connor Adams. Hailing from  Ipswich, he released his first EP only a few weeks ago, and the songs from this sound […]

May’s The Fiver @ Cambridge Junction

May’s edition of the long-running The Fiver night saw six bands play awesome sets at the Cambridge Junction. Haverhill’s The Fifths kicked off the night with a highly commendable set, with each member brimming with confidence throughout. Not only did they play a cover or two, the band played some great original tracks like Chance It […]

F.O.X @ The Hunter Club, BSE

Colchester’s F.O.X tore the roof of the Hunter Club last night (7th April) with their stunning synth-pop sounds. The first band to perform on the night were Among The Citizens, a four-piece indie band from Peterborough. The band released a truly great EP last year, and their setlist revolved around it, firing through tracks like Needy […]