A Look Back At: Angels & Airwaves – I-Empire

Blink 18who?

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©Geffen Records

This November, it’ll be 10 years since Angels & Airwaves released their sophomore album, ‘I-Empire’.  Continue reading “A Look Back At: Angels & Airwaves – I-Empire”

Opinion Blog: Support Support

You’re paying to see MULTIPLE bands, but only showing up for one. Why?

cropped-soundwash-logo-right-colour.jpgWhenever I buy tickets to see a band live I’m always eager to see who they’ve chosen as their support act. Some personal highlights for me include The Adam BrownCut Ribbons, Brand New and Tax The Heat. However, often I find that my enthusiasm isn’t shared by a large portion of the audience. Continue reading “Opinion Blog: Support Support”

A Look Back At: The Strokes – Room on Fire

A stroke of genius.

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©RCA Records

The Strokes. One of New York’s finest offerings since pizza, Lou Reed and The Godfather trilogy.

The album I’m going to be writing about today is their 2003 sophomore effort ‘Room on Fire’, which is my personal favourite album. This will be the first entry in Soundwash’s ‘A Look Back At’ series. Continue reading “A Look Back At: The Strokes – Room on Fire”

Gig Review: Biffy Clyro, Manchester Arena

A must-see band, especially if you’d like your ears to ring for two weeks!

cropped-cropped-soundwash-logo-right-colour.jpgThis year Scottish alternative rock band Biffy Clyro took to the road to support their latest release, ‘Ellipsis’. The eight-date tour saw the band take to every major city in the UK and their stop at Manchester definitely showed what an outstanding live act Biffy Clyro are. Continue reading “Gig Review: Biffy Clyro, Manchester Arena”