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From Los Angeles to Leicester, ROBSON, debut at The Y Theatre

New band, Robson, release their new EP, recorded in LA, London and Leicester, accompanied by their first ever gig. Read about it and see the video for the first single here.

15 August 2018

The road to Glastonbudget 2019

MIL check out the first audition for Glastonbudget 2019 in a PACKED Soundhouse with a fine selection of original and covers bands..

4th August 2018

A cracking little music festival for a worthy cause

YES it is still possible to get a pint for £2.80 AND get some quality local bands while donating to LOROS at the same time!!! MIL were in attendance at the free music festival at The Dog & Gun in Enderby.

11th July 2018

Jazz in Leicester

Our new page for all that jazz

University of Leicester Big Band at The Loaded Dog. 29th May 2018.

Land here for anything about Jazz.

10th July 2018

So. You want to sing.

See our page about open-mic nights in the local area.  Then go for it. They take place all around the county.

4th July 2018

Something new

Writer and journalist Trevor Locke has been out and about on Leicester’s music scene.

Read his report.

LIFE… but not as we know it…

Keith Jobey checks up on DIY punksters, LIFE, at The Shed.

Ill being a bit weird at The Soundhouse

MIL checks out the latest post-punk-noise-meltdown band, Ill, at The Soundhouse, by Keith Jobey.

Available now… Glastonbudget 2018 review

Our report on the Glastonbudget music festival 2018 is up now.

The LAST STOP to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, UPRISING (the final)

We went to find out how the final in the Metal To The Masses heats went, and who made it through to perform at BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018!!!.

Employed To Serve roughed up The Cookie

MIL were in the pits at The Cookie, see what Krazy Kashif had to say about it.

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, semi final 2

MIL go and see who’s made it through to the next round of heats in the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, semi final 1

MIL go and see who’s made it through to the next round of heats in the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

Hand-picked bands at Handmade festival, 2018

With the hottest weekend of the year so far, MIL go indoors, in Leicester’s O2 Academy venue complex to catch up on this year’s Handmade festival.

We find out the latest news on this festival of all festivals at the Download Press Day.

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, quarter final 3

MIL go and see who’s made it through to the next round of heats in the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

The return of The Flying Kangaroos at Pi Bar

MIL catches up with the return of one of Leicester’s long lost favourites, The Flying Kangaroo Alliance, as they support new Manchester Blues/Rock band, The Rogue Network. Keith Jobey reports.

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, quarter final 2

MIL go and see who’s made it through to the next round of heats in the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

Getting your greens at Dryden Street Social

Cabbage are on the up – with their debut album in the top 30 – usually performing at Leicester’s Cookie, Keith Jobey catches up with them as they pack out the much larger Dryden Street Social..

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, quarter final 1

MIL goes to see who’s made it through to the next round of heats in the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

Listening to the music of Leicester

ULP CD cover from the record by Jonezy, 2018

Records reviews, May 2018

Getting hot and sweaty with The Virginmarys

Greta Taylor reports on the night The Virginmarys SELL OUT The Soundhouse.

Darker Days festival brings goth to Leicester for the second year

MIL checked out the whole weekend of GLOOMY GOTH GOODNESS!

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, heat 5

MIL checked out the metal at the fifth heat of the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

Gary Numan brings Savage to Leicester

Kashif Hussain checks up on this icon of electro-music as he stops off in Leicester in the second part of his Savage tour

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, heat 4

MIL checked out the metal at the fourth heat of the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, heat 3

MIL checked out the metal at the third heat of the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival 2018, heat 2

MIL checked out the metal at the second heat of the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

Doom/Post rock band debut in Leicester

Firebug hosted the debut gig for Leicester’s very own Doom/Post Rock sensation, Nazare, Martin Baker tells us what he finds….

Conjurer bring The Mire to Pi Bar

Pi Bar hosted the first night of their tour in support of their upcoming debut album, Mire, and the tiny stage could hardly contain the sheer chaos brought by the headliners and their similarly wild support acts….

The road to Bloodstock Open Air festival, 2018

MIL checked out the metal at the start of the LONG ROAD TO BLOODSTOCK Open Air festival 2018.

Demon FM. Jazz and Kevin. Simon Says 2017.

Listen to DemonFM. Listen via the Demon website. Broadcast on 107.5 FM. Local music, bands and singers on Saturday morning on the Live, Local and Loud show with Kevin Gaughan and Jas Minhas; find the show on Facebook.

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