Sunday, November 19, 2017

 Who would've thought five years ago that Malta Takes London (MTL) would become an annual occurrence. An ambitious event that  started out as a simple gig but evolved into a mini-festival based around musical talent with a Maltese connection, MTL has...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The organizers of Earth Garden have released an official statement, declaring that the Earth Garden Festival will go ahead as planned despite the fact that the date of the general election called last Monday by the government clashes with this year’s...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Back for what will be their third performance in Malta, Italian instrumental rock band Sdang!'s latest visit will see their line-up boosted by none other than Colin Edwin. The Australian musician is probably best-known as a member of internationally-...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Next weekend will see the sixth edition of the Rock The South festival kick off, once again offering a fantastic line-up of local and foreign bands. Of the latter, one name rings particularly familiar. Back for their third visit to Malta, Italian roc...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Adopting a curious name like The Shh was in itself already a masterstroke by marketing standards on Alison Galea and Ian Schranz's part, so the simple fact that they write wonderful songs with infectious pop hooks that sink in so quickly is a bonus,...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

It was a chilly November night, Friday the 15th to be exact, in 2013 that The Water Rats in London's King's Cross opened its doors to what effectively would become the first edition of Malta Takes London (MTL). Born out of the idea of a two-band Lond...

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

By tradition, Hallowe'en is a time of celebration and superstition. Dating back to Celtic times, it was meant to keep ghosts away, or something like that anyway. Dia de los Muertos (that's Spanish for Day of the Dead but you probably sussed that out...

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Following the success of their recent Rejects Asylum concert, Rejects are back with another live event. The Darkroom, which will take place on Friday, September 30 at Razzett L-Ahmar in Mosta, will feature four local acts covering diff...

Friday, September 16, 2016

Their debut album Cuckoo Island was by far one of the most enticing works to come out of the Maltese music scene in recent years. Their love of penguins has (indirectly at least) made the news, and they have a penchant for churning out engaging tunes...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

1. Beesqueeze is a duo - the sum of two parts, both named Chris! Did you know that before they settled on the name Beesqueeze, someone had suggested they call themselves Too Many Christians?

2. The idea behind Beesqueeze was for the two Chris's to l...

Monday, August 22, 2016

This coming Friday, Rejects will be hosting, Rejects Asylum, the latest live event from this organization as it steadily establishes itself as one of the leading promoters of the underground scene in Malta. The Rejects team was interviewed by Michael...

Sunday, April 10, 2016

 

Plan De Fuga's first official album, In a minute was released back in 2010, but the Italian rock band had existed long before that. There's no crazy story as to how this band got together - like most bands, they started out as a bunch of friends who...

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Last year's Rock The South flaunted all the fours with its '44 acts over four days' fourth edition. This year's fifth anniversary edition, which is endorsed by  the Valletta 2018 Foundation, will see the festival go back to a three-day format, but it...

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