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"A force to be reckoned with" - Emily Pilbeam, BBC
"Wonderfully Ramshackle" Richard Pitt,
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ACTUAL RADIO
TRACK OF THE WEEK MAY 2019
BBC RADIO 6
THE TOM ROBINSON SHOW
10/06/19
MY SONG BRO
BEST LYRICS
MAY 2019

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ABOUT

SHORT BIO

Fast, Punky and a little bit Funky. The Bugles are 5 mates hell bent on giving you a good time. Infectious hooks, singalong chorus’ and a riotous energy. They will have you moving before the night is out! As BBC Introducing's Phoebe Pilmbeam put it: "The Bugles are a force to be reckoned with".

KEY FEATURES

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NOTABLE SUPPORTS

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Benjamin Zephaniah @ Leatherhead Theatre: 31/08/2019

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter - Grey Circle

CONTACT

EMAIL: thebuglesuk@gmail.com

PHONE: 07503182065

MUSIC

WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE
16/08/2019
DEBUT EP
FAT CATS
12/07/2019
single
GIVE UP
31/05/2019
SINGLE
WHAT'S HAPPENING?
22/03/2019
SINGLE
 
 

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MEDIA/RADIO/PLAYLIST FEATURES

 

REVIEWS

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These guys write tunes to keep you singing and dancing for days as their explosive vibrant energy and enthusiasm radiates from every track on the EP...  The Indie Buddie 14/09/19 

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A ramshackle wide-eyed and raucous enthusiasm that’s tough not to want to admire…  Rats on the Run 

13/08/19

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They've "Got something really wonderfully ramshackle about them... a pretty fine live prospect as well" - Rich Pitt, BBC introducing West, 22/06/19  

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"If you are looking for a rowdy aural pick-me-up, check out the latest from UK funk-punkers The Bugles. “Give Up” is an absolute rager"- BuffaBlog  21/06/19

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The Bugles are a "funk punk-rock band with a hint on Blues..." and they have "burtst onto the music scene"  - Indie Central Music 20/06/19

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Winner of My Song Bro 'Best Lyrics' May 2019: The Bugles - What's Happening?  - "Very clever ... some of the best lyrics we've got"

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"THE BUGLES are just awesome. Fun, effervescent, positive, rockin’ – the band just gives it all up for the enjoyment of it all ...   The infectiously fab band will get you dancing, to be sure." - Come Here Floyd Blog  11/06/2019 

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"‘Give up’ is a spicy upbeat little gem ... This cheeky number is laced in jubilant catchy guitar lines that playfully weave through the infectious bass groove... One listen to this track and it will be in your head for days." 01/06/2019

"'Whats's Happening?' is a scruffy punk belter from 'The Bugles'. ... The Bugles are a force to be reckoned with" Review by BBC introducing's Emily Pilbeam   03/06/2019

"British outfit take influence from the ska-punk sound for this fresh and upbeat new gem" 04/06/2019

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“Talk about starting strong, Big future ahead for The Bugles”

Liam Clarke 102 Touch FM 07/04/2019

"Fast paced and rocky" Lucy Leeds, Union Jack Radio: Underdogs, best of British 03/04/2019

RADIO/PODCAST FEATURES

  • Dean James Fresh Unsigned: Show 58  27/09/19

  • EGH Radio: 24/07/19

  • Actual Radio: Loxleys Corner: 23/07/19

  • Right Chord Music: Lost On Radio: 20/07/19

  • Union Jack Radio: Underdogs Best of British 17/07/19 

  • Red Road fm: Feelin alright radio show: 13/07/19

  • BBC Radio Bristol: BBC Introducing West:  22/06/19

  • BBC Radio 6: Tom Robinson, BBC MUSIC INTRODUCING MIXTAPE: 10/06/19

  • 102.4 Touch FM: First break show, 09/06/19

  • Actual Radio - Loxleys Corner: 'The Bugles - Give Up' Song of the week: 04/06/19

  • Dr Johns Rock surgery: 04/06/19

  • Red Road fm: Feelin alright radio show: 01/06/19

  • EGH Radio: 29/05/19

  • Union Jack Radio: Underdogs, best of British: 29/05/19

  • 102.4 Touch FM: First Break Show: 07/04/19

  • Union Jack Radio: Underdogs, Best of British:03/04/19

  • Jacks Punk Rock Demonstration: 01/04/19

PLAYLIST FEATURES

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WHEN THE HORN BLOWS

TOP TRACKS

151 FOLLOWERS

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THE INDIE FOLX: INDIE FRIDAY

52,512 FOLLOWERS

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FOR THE LOVE OF THE BAND: NEW MUSIC JULY 2019
4789 FOLLOWERS
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PUNK ROCK // PUNK ROCK 90s

513 FOLLOWERS

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'ROCK AND ROLL NATION'

1405 FOLLOWERS

'CALTIFY MX: CHILL DAYS'

2409 FOLLOWERS

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HYPEMACHINE 'LATEST'
3826 FOLLOWERS
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ROCK: FRESH NOISE

3614 FOLLOWERS

360 THE BEST INDIE MUSIC

1485 FOLLOWERS

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SKA PUNK PARTY MONSTERS
534 FOLLOWERS

MUSIC YOUVE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD BUT NEED TO:

867 FOLLOWERS

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FOR THE LOVE OF THE BANDS

INDIE 2019

503 FOLLOWERS

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TALK ABOUT POP MUSIC: NEW MUSIC EXPRESS:

47 FOLLOWERS

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LOST ON RADIO: RIGHT CHORD MUSIC:

27 FOLLOWERS

ALTERNATIVE TRACKS

3 FOLLOWERS

 

GIGS

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PAST GIGS

  • The Bugles Supporting Fran Palermo @ The Monarch
    The Bugles Supporting Fran Palermo @ The Monarch
    The Monarch Bar & Venue | Camden
    16 Jan 2020, 19:00
    The Monarch Bar & Venue | Camden, 40-42 Chalk Farm Rd, Chalk Farm, London NW1 8BG, UK
    We have the pleasure of supporting the incredible Fran Palermo @ The Monarch in Camden. This is not to be missed!
  • The Bugles @ Verve bar Leeds
    The Bugles @ Verve bar Leeds
    Verve
    16 Nov 2019, 19:00
    Verve, 16 Merrion St, Leeds LS1 6PQ, UK
    Come join us for our first outing in Leeds! Free entry.
  • The Bugles @ The Jacaranda Club Liverpool
    The Bugles @ The Jacaranda Club Liverpool
    The Jacaranda
    15 Nov 2019, 19:00
    The Jacaranda, 21-23 Slater St, Liverpool L1 4BW, UK
    We are returning to Liverpool this November and we couldn't be more excited! See you there.
  • The Bugles, Peace worms + special guests @ The Fighting Cocks Kingston!
    The Bugles, Peace worms + special guests @ The Fighting Cocks Kingston!
    The Fighting Cocks Bar & Venue
    08 Nov 2019, 19:00
    The Fighting Cocks Bar & Venue, 56 Old London Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6QA, UK
    Come join us for a killer night of live music. Support tbc.
  • The Bugles @ The Post London
    The Bugles @ The Post London
    The Post Bar
    18 Oct 2019, 19:00
    The Post Bar, 316 High Rd, Tottenham, London N15 4BP, UK
    We are delighted to be joining the Rough Stone party! Come check out some incredible bands. Free entry
  • The Bugles @ Golden Lion Fundraiser
    The Bugles @ Golden Lion Fundraiser
    The Golden Lion
    05 Oct 2019, 19:00
    The Golden Lion, Golden Lion, 244 Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8NZ, UK
    We are Back! Come and support the Golden Lion as they try and recoup enough money to replace their windows which were so distastefully smashed!
  • The Bugles @ The Finborough Arms London
    The Bugles @ The Finborough Arms London
    The Finborough Arms
    21 Sept 2019, 19:00
    The Finborough Arms, 118 Finborough Arms, Kensington, London SW10 9ED, UK
    The Bugles playing alongside fantastic acts, Daxx, The Moneyhoneys, Neev!
  • The Bugles @ The Golden Lion Bristol
    The Bugles @ The Golden Lion Bristol
    The Golden Lion
    20 Sept 2019, 19:00
    The Golden Lion, Golden Lion, 244 Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8NZ, UK
  • The Bugles @ Rough Trade Nottingham - Musicians Against Homelessness
    The Bugles @ Rough Trade Nottingham - Musicians Against Homelessness
    Rough Trade Nottingham
    14 Sept 2019, 19:00
    Rough Trade Nottingham, 5 Broad St, Nottingham NG1 3AJ, UK
    Come see us along with 3 other great acts supporting a fantastic cause
  • Benjamin Zephaniah & the revolutionary mind, The Bugles @ Leatherhead Theatre
    Benjamin Zephaniah & the revolutionary mind, The Bugles @ Leatherhead Theatre
    The Leatherhead Theatre
    31 Aug 2019, 19:00
    The Leatherhead Theatre, 7 Church St, Leatherhead KT22 8DN, UK
    Honoured to be sharing a stage with a true legend and for a fantastic cause as well! Not to be missed
  • The Bugles @ Zombie Shack / Thirsty Scholar Manchester, Below the Bridge
    The Bugles @ Zombie Shack / Thirsty Scholar Manchester, Below the Bridge
    The Zombie Shack
    25 Aug 2019, 12:00
    The Zombie Shack, 50 New Wakefield St, Manchester M1 5NP, UK
  • JOE SYME AND THE LOVIN KIND//JOSS MALCOMSON/THE BUGLES @ The Salty Dog, Northwich
    JOE SYME AND THE LOVIN KIND//JOSS MALCOMSON/THE BUGLES @ The Salty Dog, Northwich
    The Salty Dog
    24 Aug 2019, 20:00
    The Salty Dog, 23 High Street, Northwich CW9 5BZ, UK
    Privileged to be supporting 2 incredible bands in a wonderful venue! It's going to be a big night!