The Wonder Beers Discuss: The Boileroom & UK Live Music

the wonder beersWith Guildford venue the Boileroom facing the possibility of closure, TMMP caught up with happy-go-lucky punks The Wonder Beers to discuss the Boileroom and the state of the UK’s live music scene.

This interview is part of a larger TMMP feature which can be read in full here.

What is your general opinion of the Boileroom?

It’s a fantastic venue! The staff are great, the music is great, and the live sound is great! Also they serve good food, which is uncommon in most venues. It’s the Read more…

Posted on 10 September 2014

Artists & Industry Discuss: The Boileroom & UK Live Music

boileroom bannerSometimes the old ways are the best.

Over the past fifteen years, the music world has been revolutionised by digital technology. There have been many positive developments facilitated by the Internet, from social media sites to digital music stores and crowdfunding platforms. Smart and savvy musicians now have access to a wealth of tools that previous generations could only dream of – but the physical world still holds the key to a thriving, successful career.

The ease with which a band can break through barriers previously manned by a handful of power-hungry gatekeepers represents the bright side of digital music – but there is also a widely recognised and heavily debated Read more…

Posted on 10 September 2014

Kids Can’t Fly / Darko / The Wonder Beers / The Fail [Live Review – The Boileroom, Guildford, 22/7/14]

kids can't flyThis kind of gig is the reason I go to gigs in the first place. There’s nothing in the world as fun as watching a bunch of bands push themselves to the limits in the name of putting on a great show. Read more…

Posted on 23 July 2014

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