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Omar Rodriguez Lopez

Five times musicians gave themselves crazy workloads

Being a professional musician must be a pretty sweet gig, right? Touring the world, playing in front of thousands and writing music is the stuff of dreams for many averse to getting a ‘proper’ job. But there are those who go above and beyond, putting their workshy brethren to shame. One such music star is …

Music Lists July 8, 2016

Long Division Festival 2014 – in pictures

Wakefield’s annual inner city music festival Long Division took place over the weekend. Anthony Longstaff was along to capture the highlights. [Gruff Rhys] Hosting a range of artists and bands across many venues in the city centre, and headlined with a dual performance by The Cribs on Friday, a slick lineup included Leeds’s The Wedding Present, …

City Photos September 17, 2014

Sheffield’s Tramlines festival takes shape

The Rifles, Simian Mobile Disco, Ms Dynamite and Funeral For A Friend are among the latest additions to Sheffield’s Tramlines festival, which takes place from July 25-27. [Ms Dynamite is making her third return to Tramlines – PA] Ms Dynamite will play the main stage at Devonshire Green on the Saturday, while dance duo Simian …

The Wedding Present take ‘The Hit Parade’ on tour

They may not have the same iconic status as the King, but The Wedding Present did famously match one of Elvis Presley’s long-held records. [The latest incarnation of The Wedding Present, including ever-present frontman David Gedge] In 1992 the indie band equalled Presley’s 35-year record for the number of Top 30 UK singles in a …

Gigs October 24, 2013

The Wedding Present announce reissues and UK tour – ticket details

Fans of The Wedding Present have two reasons to be cheerful today. The cult indie band will have eight of their albums reissued by Edsel Records, and they will be touring The Hit Parade around the UK this autumn. The Wedding Present play the following shows, with support from Taffy: 22 Oct: Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms …

Gigs August 29, 2013