music

REVIEW: ‘Marathon In Heels’

By Phoebe Cox / February 21, 2022
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The Publics have a new single on the horizon, and it certainly delivers in true Lics style with an evolving sound. ‘Marathon In Heels’ will be released on Friday, February 25th and this will be the local indie rock band’s first single of 2022. The sound is very Brit-Pop/Rock in its nature and essence, one…

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ALL ABOUT EBONY

By Phoebe Cox / August 17, 2021
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Ebony Broughton, who goes by ‘EBONY’ is a 15-year-old singer/songwriter from Mansfield. As well as pursuing music academically at her secondary school, due to receiving a music scholarship, Ebony is a member of the local band The Publics. The young singer also works on her solo material when she isn’t performing in her school’s choir.…

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PUSHING BUTTONS: THE ALTERNATIVE SOUND OF RICKY

By Phoebe Cox / June 7, 2021
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Ricky Boot is a local producer, who is self-releasing an EP on June 11th and is kindly offering 5 free digital downloads to anyone who follows him on Instagram and messages him with #MansfieldOnTheMap. Ricky will drop 5 of you a code, so you can have a listen to Pushing Buttons before its official release,…

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My Imaginary Friend, Reece Fell Over

By Phoebe Cox / June 6, 2021
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I first connected with Reece over Instagram, upon a shoutout for local musicians for an upcoming creative feature. However, upon chatting and listening to Reece’s music, I felt like an interesting local character with such a unique sound, was a great solo feature that would bring creativity and community to life! It felt like a…

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He may be Mansfield’s Music Man, but Ken is Warsop Born n Bred

By Phoebe Cox / April 13, 2021
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‘Mansfield On The Map’ chats with Ferocious Dog’s frontman, Ken Bonsall, or as many know him as, ‘Red Ken’. Ferocious Dog is a Celtic-folk band, originating from Warsop, in Mansfield.  The band is big on community work and the art of giving back, much of what we have seen in recent times with the impact…

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