Idles, Slaves, Black Midi, Wolf Alice
They also do events.
Smile End is an online music zine built by student music journalists, content creators and photographers. They have experience creating promotional content, having launched campaigns to promote festivals, such as Astral Festival (Bristol) and their own curated gigs, and are very open to collaborations for the right people.
To read an independent music blog goes hand-in-hand with flicking through records you’ll never own and working around gig clashes and spontaneous band tattoos.
Smile End prides itself on submersing itself around the UK indie culture and we hope you do so by adopting reading our blog to your pre & post-gig rituals.
They prefer Post-punk, noise rock, alternative rock from UK based guitar bands preferentially. Think Idles, Joy Division, Slaves, Wolf Alice, and Black Midi and you’ll be on the right track.