Our Year In Review

Bored of reading all those tiresome end of year lists picking out the best songs and albums? Yeah, what a friggin' yawn fest they are. But this, dear reader, is where it gets exciting. Right here, right now, you can find out what happened at your favourite independent ticket agency during 2016... Style on point... Continue Reading →

INDIE50 Judges Q&A: Tom Ravenscroft

With the INDIE50 launch event coming up fast, we finish our series of Judges Q&As with BBC 6 Music’s Tom Ravenscroft. We discuss what it is to be independent, and he tells us about his first live music memories – THAT Nirvana performance at Reading ’92, FYI – and eclectic tastes that include Bristol D&B... Continue Reading →

INDIE50 Announced

We're super excited to announce the winners of the inaugural INDIE50! After a round of public nominations, and then passing the longlist on to our judges, including 6Music's Tom Ravenscroft and Pitchfork's Laura Snapes, and giving them the unenviable task of whittling the list down, we have arrived at the final 50. Camille Rearden - Indpendent... Continue Reading →

INDIE50 Judges Q&A: Stephen Bass

We recently grabbed a few words with INDIE50 judge and all round good guy, Stephen Bass. Read what the Moshi Moshi boss, Metronomy manager and By The Sea Festival founder had to say about independence in music, Moshi Moshi's upcoming 20th birthday, and his greatest live music experiences... WeGotTickets: With Moshi Moshi's 20th anniversary not... Continue Reading →

INDIE50 Judges Q&A: Jason Edwards

As a booking agent at CODA, Jason Edwards works with live acts including Years & Years, Grimes, and Spring King. Combined with past roles right across the independent sector that gave him a unique insight into the UK’s indie scene, we felt he was the perfect judge for INDIE50. We talked to Jason recently to... Continue Reading →

INDIE50 Judges Q&A: Kevin Moore

In just a few day's time The Great Escape festival will kick off, showcasing over 400 bands across 35 venues in sunny Brighton, with a focus on providing a stage for new and upcoming acts. The festival's General Manager, Kevin Moore, is one of our INDIE50 judges, and we thought now would be the perfect... Continue Reading →

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