They know their tricks. Somewhere amid the busy Friday lineup at Leefest, The Verse were lucky enough to catch Belfast duo and ex-Cashier No. 9 members Danny Todd and James Smith for a chat before their mid-afternoon set. Now performing as exmagician, the pair tell Nammie Matthews what they think about festivals, the music industry, […]

It’s time to re-energise, re-vitalise and re-invent yourself, and the best place for it – Bestival. Bring back the old tie dye T, flower crowns and good vibes and leave your stress at home. In this day and age we are polluted with everyday worries and pressures concerning multiple fixations […]

Last week, The Verse interviewed Brighton born Adam Pitts, who is the drummer for Lawson. We talked with Adam about the bands aspirations, as well as the phenomenal experiences that the boys have had since the success of last years single Roads, and on a greater scale, since the huge […]

Grammy and Mercury prize nominated Wolf Alice, who are currently touring Europe, visit Brighton in March. They released their debut album “My Love Is Cool” in June 2015 which landed at number 2 in the charts, and are known for their amazing live performances, with many saying they stole the show […]

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