5 Gigs Mistakes made by bands the world over

5 Gigs Mistakes made by bands the world over
  DIY is heard a lot these days within the music industry in fact the new term for the unsigned artist is now the Independent artist. This has grown from being a label to actually just being an artist or a band. Many bands and artists actually can make a living out of it by ...

Teenage Daydreams – teen angst in a bottle

Teenage Daydreams - teen angst in a bottle
It seems that the art of expressing ones teenage angst may have got lost in the ringtone and bling of todays world of popular music and been replaced with teenage booty and photo bombing. Indie music per se may have had its day in the 1990’s but it hasn’t really gone away…..and that’s because teen ...

The Redemption of Unquiet Nights

The Redemption of Unquiet Nights
Those of you who may remember the Aurovine radio show a year or so ago we played these guys quite a bit. Unquiet Nights are made up of Irish-Italian blood and they do remind you of that all memorable Irish Coffee with an extra injection of caffeine and whiskey; its raw but its real and ...

Aurovine introduce Canadian band Sumo Cyco to the seaside

Aurovine introduce Canadian band Sumo Cyco to the seaside
Every now and again Blackpool gets a big name performing at the Opera House or The Tower or even Elton John on the promenade. This year Rod Stewart is set to play the first ever live music show at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool FC’s  20’000 capacity stadium. But every now and again there are other gems ...

Indie Week Toronto 2013 Winners Sumo Cyco sign up to Aurovine 1

Indie Week Toronto 2013 Winners Sumo Cyco sign up to Aurovine
Sumo Cyco are best described by two lines they have in their Aurovine profile;………Sumo Cyco is Skye ‘Sever’ Sweetnam, Matt ‘MD13’ Drake, Ken ‘Thor’ Corke, Andy ‘The Wolf’ Joseph. Their sound blends heavy metal guitars, with in your face blast beats, dance hall rhythms, and molten lava female vocals topping it off. And they do exactly ...

Aurovine Artist Release – THE PEOPLE EP review

Aurovine Artist Release - THE PEOPLE EP review
With an intro reminiscent of U2 entering a saloon in the wild west the opening track on The People’s self entitled début EP lulls you in to a false sense of security (even though it is called ‘Intro’) because just as you settle in to your seat to soak in the first track it ends ...

Aurovine Artist News: It’s the turn of The People

Aurovine Artist News:  It's the turn of The People
Aurovine is proud to represent the début release of the new to Aurovine band, The People. As a result of winning the Blackpool Sixth Form Battle of the bands 2013 competition Aurovine offered the band a 12 month distribution & PR deal for up to 5 releases. Having an account with Aurovine allows the us ...

Sheffield Steel is Blue – Heath Dwetht sings the blues

Sheffield Steel is Blue - Heath Dwetht sings the blues
Life in Sheffield has had its ups and downs over the years from the booming years of Steel production to the Full Monty it’s never far from the news. The latest talent emerge from its industrious streets is Heath Dwetht who has a different take on life. The Arctic Monkeys and Rev and the Makers ...

No sh*t sherlock, the major labels decide to copy the diy independents

No sh*t sherlock, the major labels decide to copy the diy independents
50 Cent signs ‘revolutionary’ new deal with Universal Music Group’s Caroline service. Answers on a postcard if you can find anything revolutionary about the following item: How these stories purport to demonstrate some kind of radical evolution is mind boggling. I suppose articles like the this latest Forbes effort on 50 cent‘s move to Universal’s ...

Belvadere Success at HMV

Belvadere Success at HMV
‘We have had so called signed bands play here before but its never been this popular’ . HMV was busy but a little more busier than expected it seemed if you happened to be talking to the staff of HMV in Blackpool on Saturday afternoon. Belvadere were in store performing their latest tracks and making ...