Category Archives: News

Video // Before Monday Comes: DJ Dismantle Explores NYC : Part 1

  Clothing brand, Boxfresh, have started a Youtube channel series entitled ‘Before Monday Comes.‘ It will feature five cities within its eight episodes and will show a different person each week exploring the city’s exciting music scene. This episode, the … Continue reading

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Preview // Primavera 2013

  We’re happy to say that we’ll be heading to Spain for this year’s Primavera Sound Festival and hell yeah are we excited. The line-up is something we’ve only ever dreamed about before now and it’s all taking place in … Continue reading

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News // More acts added to The Great Escape Line-up

100 more (!!!) acts have been added to The Great Escape line-up. Here are our picks of who else to make sure you catch.     The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster      Brighton local legends The Eighties Matchbox B-Line … Continue reading

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Preview // SXSW Festival, Austin, Texas

  SXSW festival 2013 is quickly approaching and we are one of the lucky publications that are able to attend.  With a promise of live music, barbecues, sun and free beer, this is a music conference that we’re looking forward to it … Continue reading

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News // LULS announce debut single

  Last week over on the Tumblr we shared with you the new LULS video.   It has everything and more of what you’d expect from a single; ‘Young’ combines chant-like melodies with resplendent bursts of energy, which are disguised at the … Continue reading

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Preview // In The Woods Festival 2012

  Last year at In The Woods Festival, we had a total blast, therefore we will be returning this year.   In case you missed our features on the festival last year, here is a brief recap:   In the … Continue reading

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News // Peace release free download

  Brummy indie band Peace have released their new song (which I was totally blown away by when I saw it live at Latitude last month) ‘California Daze’  as a free download. It’s a slow, melancholic, sixties inspired love song … Continue reading

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Stage Times // Beacons Festival

We at Freedom Spark are getting super excited about heading up to the Yorkshire dales next weekend for the first ever Beacons Festival. Who else is coming? Here are the stage times so that you can plan your weekend and … Continue reading

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Review // Freelance Whales – ‘Locked Out’

  The band who were responsible for Weathervanes, one of my favourite albums of 2010 are back. YAY! It’s a mellow and percussion filled relaxed number entitled ‘Locked Out’ which is 100% a natural progression from the similar, minimal material found on … Continue reading

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News // Black Cab Sessions launches BCS Records

  Black Cab Sessions have announced that they are starting a record label entitled BCS Records.   The company has prided itself on showcasing the best new music around, all in the environment of the back of a black cab during … Continue reading

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News // Peaking Lights and Topman CTRL team up to launch remix competition

  Topman CTRL, the store’s online new music platform that presents acts picked by Huw Stephens and guests has teamed up with Peaking Lights to launch a competition.   The competition gives fans and upcoming producers the chance to do … Continue reading

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New // The XX – ‘Angels’

  OH MY GOSH. The XX are back. If I believed in God, I would say that this track is a gift from God to help me out with my post Latitude coma. This new track is called ‘Angels’ and … Continue reading

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