LIVE REVIEW: Woods. McHugh’s Basement Bar, Belfast.

By Joseph Gilson Woods cannot be pigeonholed into the folk bracket that they often are. The Brooklyn based band cover many areas from Pyschedelia, to what can only be described as haunting campfire songs. Finding a word to encompass them seems pointless. On September 24th, the McHugh’s crowd are treated to the full range ofContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW: Woods. McHugh’s Basement Bar, Belfast.”

An Interview with Lawson’s Joel Peat

BY PETER MCGORAN They’ve played sold out shows all over the UK and now, having just toured America, Lawson are coming to Belfast. Joined by Room 94 and Paighton, Lawson play at the Ulster Hall on the 20th of October. Committed to their live performance, it’s a show not to be missed. The Gown spokeContinue reading “An Interview with Lawson’s Joel Peat”

An Interview with… Local Natives’ Kelcey Ayer

BY TARA McEVOY   Bursting onto the indie-rock scene in 2010 with the universally acclaimed debut album Gorilla Manor, Local Natives have quickly established themselves as one of the best bands to hail from the US in recent times, cementing this reputation with this year’s Hummingbird – a sophomore offering boasting a more mature soundContinue reading “An Interview with… Local Natives’ Kelcey Ayer”

An Interview with… Bastille

BY TARA McEVOY If you’ve been anywhere near a radio in the past six months, chances are you’re already acquainted with the music of Bastille. From topping the charts to selling out a forthcoming European tour, 2013 has been a monumental year for the quartet and their unique brand of electro-tinged indie pop. As theContinue reading “An Interview with… Bastille”