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Tim Burgess, The Murder Capital on inaugural line-up for Sheffield’s Get Together festival

Posted on 29 Sep 2020 at 7:42am

Like everyone else, organisers of Sheffield’s brand new festival Get Together are, ‘looking forward to a time when music fans are once again able to share the joy of being in the same space and sharing the excitement of live music’ after announcing the start of their inaugural line-up today.

Red Rum Club, Working Men’s Club, Jamie Webster, The Murder Capital among first names for Sound City 2021

Posted on 21 Sep 2020 at 6:46am

Red Rum Club, Working Men’s Club, Jamie Webster, The Murder Capital and The Mysterines are some of the artists who’ve been confirmed for the return of Sound City in Liverpool next year.

The Murder Capital mark a year of When I Have Fears with That I May Cease To Be documentary

Posted on 18 Aug 2020 at 9:11am

The Murder Capital have marked a year of When I Have Fears by posting a documentary entitled That I May Cease To Be looking at both the band and their outstanding debut album.

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Listen to The Murder Capital’s new EP Live From BBC Maida Vale

Posted on 06 May 2020 at 10:24am

The Murder Capital have released their Live From BBC Maida Vale EP today.

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Live Review: The Murder Capital at Bristol SWX

Posted on 21 Feb 2020 at 8:03am

There’s nothing more gratifying than following a band on a journey of incremental steps.

Last year, The Murder Capital slowly crept into our lives via word of mouth and a gradual flow of radio sessions before their fine debut album, When I Have Fears, found itself on numerous end-of-year lists. Justly so, as it’s one that rewards repeated listens, featuring a new slice of hidden drama or lyrical gem at every turn.

Their brooding intensity is now appearing at bigger venues; in autumn last year they were playing the 500 capacity Exchange in Bristol – less than six months on they are able to fill the SWX with over twice as many punters. Yet their power hasn’t diminished on a bigger stage, and nor have the theatrics. The musicians walk on stage first, bassist Gabriel Paschal Blake still leering at the crowd, its increase in number of little importance to him, while vocalist James McGovern makes his presence felt immediately as he dives into the crowd before powerful opener More Is Less has even finished.

Live4ever’s Best Of 2019: The Music Videos

Posted on 31 Dec 2019 at 10:30am

Our 2019 retrospective series ends today with the countdown of Live4ever’s 20 favourite music videos featured on these pages during the past 12 months.

Our publisher and Primetime Emmy Award (Visual Effects) winning founder Paul Bachmann has been looking out especially for cinematography, visuals, production value, editing, concept and adaption.

Live4ever’s Best Of 2019: The Albums

Posted on 03 Dec 2019 at 7:16am

The Murder Capital, FEET, Black Country New Road among first wave of acts for SXSW 2020

Posted on 24 Oct 2019 at 6:10am

The first wave of acts for South By Southwest 2020 have been announced as the festival begins preparations for its return to Austin next March.

The Murder Capital unveil More Is Less video, UK and Ireland tour

Posted on 16 Oct 2019 at 6:03am

The Murder Capital have unveiled their video for More Is Less along with some UK and Ireland tour dates for early 2020.

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‘Comfort is not on the menu, naked emotion and catharsis is’ – The Murder Capital live at The Exchange, Bristol

Posted on 08 Oct 2019 at 10:52am

The idea of a band being a gang is the one of the oldest principles in music.

In the past it was outlined by literal uniformity; think The Beatles in their Nehru jackets, or the chain gang aesthetic of punk. The compulsory dress code isn’t so prevalent nowadays, but the gang mentality is still hearteningly rife.

Whilst generally dressed as if they come from different bands, The Murder Capital appear to have a ritual of locking foreheads in what is found to be an aggressive action in pubs and clubs throughout the land (and much like Pete ‘n’ Carl did back in the day), but tonight (7th October) is a telling insight into their intensity.

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