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ALBUM REVIEW: Wasuremono ‘Are You Ok?’; A Musical Sugarcoating on Some of Life’s Most Difficult Challenges.

Having released their debut last year, which led to a Maida Vale session for BBC 6 Music Dj Steve Lamacq and then a tour supporting The Flaming Lips we were pleasantly shocked when murmurs of new releases started cropping up… Continue Reading

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GIG REVIEW: Hatchie, with support from Katy J Pearson. The Louisiana, Bristol. Brisbane’s dream-pop diva delivers.

  Formerly one half of Stroud duo Ardyn, whose output was limited to a smattering of releases a couple of years back, Katy J Pearson is returning from something of a creative and commercial hiatus. Now standing on her own… Continue Reading

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EP REVIEW: OGIKUBO STATION ‘Okinawan Love Songs’; A Cohesive & Memorable Effort From This Transatlantic Duo.

“In the space of three songs [OGIKUBO STATION takes us] on a journey of pop, indie and pop punk and it’s as fun as it sounds!” OGIKUBO STATION set out with the simple goal of having fun making music which… Continue Reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Younghusband ‘Swimmers’; The True Sound of Indie Alternative to Charm Even The Most Resistant of Listener.

Swimmers is the third outing of London four-piece Younghusband led by singer/songwriter Euan Hinshelwood who commented that “There were so many things we liked and disliked about our first two records,” which led to the band trying to achieve “A… Continue Reading

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INTERVIEW: How to Stumble Into Becoming an Indie Label Boss; The Story of Antigen Records.

It cannot be easy running a successful independent record label from the spare bedroom of an Ipswich council house but Jason Whittaker of Antigen Records does exactly that. As well as boasting of an impossibly eclectic range of artists, cowboys… Continue Reading

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INTERVIEW: whenyoung Teach Us To Be Trust Our Gut Feeling & The Life Lessons They’ve Been Learning as a Young Band.

whenyoung have just released their debut album Reasons to Dream which we described as “summer 2019’s soundtrack” which is a bold statement to be making May so after much conflicting of schedules we were fortunate to get the band huddled… Continue Reading

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SINGLE REVIEW: China Bears ‘Sunday’; The Anthem We’ll Remember Far Beyond Our 20’s Hangover Lifestyle.

‘Sunday is [China Bears] most mature song writing yet, a song with qualities far beyond their years.’ One of our best British sound writers Frank Turner summed up China Bears perfectly when he met them a few years ago he… Continue Reading

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IN FOR QUESTIONING: JOHN; The Duo With 2 John’s Chatted To Us As They Announced Their New Tour.

JOHN formed back in 2013 but like many shaping their sound didn’t come overnight, however when it did it came with the ferocious 2017 debut God Speed In The National Limit. Since this ear splitting debut the band have garnered… Continue Reading