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Hot This Week // Halsey, The Magic Gang & Soccer Mommy

Welcome to Hot This Week, your ultimate music and gig guide.

Here to deliver the team’s spotlight news from the previous week as well as the upcoming gigs we feel you shouldn’t miss.

Tour Announcements

Although we didn’t get any artist tour announcements last week, we were graced with some further additions to the following festivals:

2000trees Festival

Beach Slang, Nova Twins, and Spanish Love Songs lead the next wave of artists announced for this year’s 2000trees Festival, joining headliners Jimmy Eat World, Creeper, Boston Manor and many more. For more information visit here.

Slam Dunk Festival

Stand Atlantic, With Confidence, and ROAM lead the next wave of acts announced for Slam Dunk 2020, joining co-headliners Sum 41 and Don Broco. And as if that wasn’t exciting enough news yet, we were also revealed the complete Jägermeister Stage line-up with the Counterparts and Blood Youth additions to the already announced headliners While She Sleeps. Read more here.

Tracks Of The Week

Here are our favourite tracks from last week.

Glass Animals – Your Love (Déjà Vu)

Tap into your groove with Your Love (Déjà Vu) as Glass Animals unleash their irresistible charisma and alluring melodies.

Knuckle Puck – Tune You Out

Returning with a fresh vision and great dose of infectious energy, Knuckle Puck will sweep you off your feet with their huge new single Tune You Out.

Knuckle Puck 2020

Jake Whiskin – Electric

Jake Whiskin tries to unfold the ‘blurred lines between fun and destructive’ on melancholic new single Electric.

Dance Gavin Dance – Prisoner

DGD combine piercing vocals, rapid and dreamy instrumental with a psychedelic video in their new song Prisoner, all will keep you hooked from the first drum beat.

Albums Of The Week

Here’s a few albums we think you should jam to this week.

Slowly Slowly – Race Car Blues

With Race Car Blues, Slowly Slowly give an expressive, deeply honest performance with tracks that engulf you with pleasing guitars and defining drums. Read our full review here.

Soccer Mommy – color theory

Soccer Mommy’s new album, color theory is the refinement of her emotional catharsis where mental awareness and family trauma coincide in a world filled with suffering and stained tenderness. Read more here.


Gigs This Week

Below you can find the list of shows we think you shouldn’t miss this week.

Tuesday 3rd March

Lennon Stella – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets available here.

Nasty Cherry – The Garage. Find tickets here.

Wednesday 4th March

Grouplove – Lafayette. More info here.

AMP London: The Big Moon / Talk Show / Drug Store Romeos at Oslo. Tickets have now sold out.

AMP London: The Murder Capital / Working Men’s Club / Odd Morris at 100 Club. Tickets have now sold out.

Thursday 5th March

Winston Surfshirt – Electric Ballroom. Find tickets here.

AMP London: Blossoms / Cabbage / Katy J Pearson at Laffyette. Tickets have now sold out.

AMP London: The Magic Gang / Do Nothing / Lazarus Kane at The Courtyard Theatre. More info here.

DMA’S – ULU Live at Student Central. Tickets have unfortunately sold out.

Friday 6th March

Stereophonics – The O2 Arena. You can still grab tickets here.

Supergrass – Alexandra Palace. Tickets have now sold out for Friday, but there are still some available for Saturday night.

DMA’S – O2 Academy Brixton. Tickets have unfortunately sold out for this date too, but keep an eye for official re-sale tickets.

AMP London: The Snuts / Badgirl$ at Sebright Arms. Tickets have now sold out.

Saturday 7th March

Supergrass – Alexandra Palace. Tickets are still available to grab here.

Anathema – The London Palladium. Tickets are still available here.

AMP London: Inhaler/ The Ninth Wave / Walt Disco at The Lexington. Tickets have now sold out.

AMP London: Beabadoobee / Oscar Lang at Omeara. Tickets have now sold out.

AMP London: Christine & The Queens at Moth Club. Tickets have now sold out.

Sunday 8th March

Halsey – The O2 Arena. More info here.