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Issue #49: Bombay Bicycle Club, Sports Team, Palace, Easy Life, beabadoobee and more

The 49th edition of Nottingham's only music-focused publication returns with an iconic interview with British indie rock legends Bombay Bicycle Club who look back to the past whilst delving into the creative mindset of their fifth record. The issue features interviews with Sports Team, Easy Life, beabadoobee and Palace whilst some thought-provoking features touch on gender equality, artificial intelligence, pay disputes and industry 'plants.' Read the new issue now!

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Album Review

The 1975 - 'Notes on A Conditional Form'

In the run-up to The 1975's release of their fourth album, Notes On A Conditional Form, the hype reached a fever pitch. Here, The Mic explores whether it was worth it.

T H I S   M O N T H . . . . . 


The rumble from down under...

For our latest Big Read, The Mic's Lucy Gray caught up with DMA’s frontman Matt Mason in the midst of lockdown to gather an insight into understanding the band’s latest release The Glow, working with Stuart Price, losing fans, and their unique MTV Unplugged album.

T H E  B I G  R E A D

Each month we provide an extensive up-close and personal insight into some of your favourite artists, exploring their music and motivations alongside some more unique quips


Giving you the low-down with our favourite artists

New Releases

Giving our insight into the latest releases

Live Reviews

Reporting on the biggest shows and the intimate surprises in Nottingham and beyond

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Wed, Oct 09
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Oct 09, 2019, 11:00 PM
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Tue, Sep 24
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