• In Photos: Cut The Transmission

    Our photographer Ciara McMullan was there to catch Northern Irish alt-rock heroes Fighting With Wire go out with a bang at Cut The Transmission festival in Derry at the weekend. A line-up also featuring Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, the incredible Future Of The Left a total wealth of local talent including And So I Watch You From Afar, LaFaro and More Than Conquerors the one-day event at the Venue made for a more-than fitting farewell party to one of our finest ever homegrown acts. Check out Ciara’s photos from the day below.

  • Gig of the week: Cut The Transmission

    Our gig of the week this week will see some of the best riff-fuelled band’ – both homegrown and from across the water – assemble to bid the finest of farewell to Derry alt-rock heroes Fighting With Wire. Taking place through the day and night of Saturday, September 28 at Derry’s The Venue, Cut The Transmission – headlined by Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls – will feature performances from And So I Watch You From Afar, Future Of The Left, LaFaro, More Than Conquerors and more. See below for the full poster. Tickets for the event are £20 and available…

  • Cut The Transmission: Fighting With Wire Interview

    “We promise that this show will be something special.” Amicably bowing out after ten years and two stellar albums, Derry three-piece Fighting With Wire have more than left their imprint on Northern Irish music and modern alternative rock as a whole. A must-see swansong like few others, headlined by none other than Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, the band will play for one final time and curate Cut The Transmission at the Venue, Derry on Saturday, September 28 as part of the City of Culture celebrations. We catch up with the band’s frontman Cahir O’Doherty to learn more about what is…

  • ASIWYFA, LaFaro and more added to Cut The Transmission bill

    North Coast post-rock quartet And So I Watch You From Afar and Belfast-based riffmasters LaFaro are amongst several new acts added to the already mighty bill for the Fighting With Wire-curated Cut The Transmission festival on Saturday, September 28. Taking place at The Venue in Derry, Droids, The Wood Burning Savages, Little Hooks and Making Monsters also join the line-up, already featuring headliners Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, Future Of The Left, Fighting With Wire, More Than Conquerors and Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun. Tickets for the event are priced at £20.00 and are available to buy from The Millenium Forum. Have…

  • Cut The Transmission line-up announced

    Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Future of the Left and Fighting With Wire are amongst the acts set to play Cut The Transmission festival in Derry on September 28. Named after the Fighting With Wire track of the same name, the one-day event will mark the Derry-based, Cahir O’Doherty-fronted band’s last ever live show. With more acts yet to be announced, check out the full line-up via the poster below. Tickets – priced at £20.00 – are available to purchase from the Millenium Forum.