This year’s GIT Awards shortlist has been announced, celebrating the best of Merseyside music from the past 12 months. Wave Machines (pictured), Clinic, Dan Croll, Stealing Sheep, By The Sea and more all feature in the list, compiled by a number of specially appointed judges across the city. The full list runs as follows: Baltic [...]
The ‘Liverpool Mercury prize’, aka the GIT awards, is set to return this year, after its successful knees-up at Leaf in 2012. Should you wish to vie for the prize with the city’s best, there’s still time to take part. Last year’s shortlist was a strong one; a cross-section of great music going on in [...]
What a year it’s been for those Stealing Sheep ladies. We can’t think of any Liverpool band that’s received as warm a welcome into the world. Sell out gig after sell out gig has confirmed their place in the city’s hearts – not to mention Radio 1′s, 6 Music’s and audiences across Europe. Oh, and [...]
We gave you a nudge when Liverpool trio Stealing Sheep’s debut album was released last month, and now the kind people at Heavenly Records have put the full thing online for everyone to hear. Wonderful. The stream comes, rather bizarrely, via the excellent but completely New York-centric gig blog Brooklyn Vegan. It’s nice to see [...]
Stealing Sheep – Into The Diamond Sun ALBUM One of our favourite Liverpool bands release their debut album this week, and it’s a corker. Touching on kalaeidoscopic pop, lush folk and scratchy indie-rock with a deft touch, it’s unsurprisingly great. Confident, creative, and ridiculously catchy. Out now on CD, download and – get this – [...]
A garden event with no Alan Titchmarsh, just sheep, bicycles and puppets. Sounds like one of them experimental ones that always wins gold at Chelsea…
A new local music award looks to crown the cream of Liverpool’s bands and musicians – Mercury Prize style.
Mike Pinnington talks to Emily Lansley on the eve of Emily & The Faves’ debut album.
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