BOOK REVIEW: Steve Lamacq ‘Going Deaf For A Living’; Squint Your Eye, Day-Dream and This Book Could Be Written About Your Alternate Reality.

‘Do we mind that it’s been reissued? Nah, not at all, there’s swathes of fans that are going to love it.’ Nearly 20 years since ‘Going Deaf For A Living’ was originally printed its been dolled up a little with a new start and finish ready for Steve’s one man show. Do we mind that Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The End of Suffering. For a Band Built on Fearless Boundary Pushing ‘TEoS’ Pushes The Band Further Than Could have Been Imagined.

‘The End of Suffering is [daring and fearless] but shows a new mature side of the band a side we haven’t seen before.’ Ever since Frank Carter burst onto the music scene in the mid-2000s with Gallows Franks work could only ever be described as daring, fearless and pushing boundaries; The End of Suffering is Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Annie Taylor; Probably The Only Band Named After A Flying Barrel Female!?

As soon as we received the press release for Annie Taylor who are a band not a person who described themselves as ‘girl grunge meets psychedelic rock with a touch of cheesy darkpop’ our ears pricked and after giving the new ‘Not Yours’ EP. a spin we wanted to learn more. Adding lead guitar in Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: SOAK ‘Grim Town’; The Confident Concept Album of Self Reflection SOAK Had To Take The Journey To ‘Grim Town’ To Enable Her To Make It.

At 22 Birdie Monds-Watson better known as SOAK has achieved more than many musicians achieve in their whole career becoming one of the youngest ever Mercury Music Prize nominees. It’s 4 years since SOAK’s critically acclaimed debut which although affirming for a young artist it appears that this has enabled and hampered SOAK with her Continue Reading

EXCLUSIVE PREMIER & SINGLE REVIEW: The Keep Cats ‘Basement Dreams’; This Is The One, The Single We’ve Been Waiting For The Keep Cats To Write.

‘‘Basement Dreams’ [is] a perfect pop song based around guitars and singalongs.’ Our story with The Keep Cats has been an honest one, one where they’ve had listen to some honest criticism from us but wow it shows how well they listened because ‘Basement Dreams’ is the second single of a new sounding The Keep Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Annie Taylor ‘Not Yours! EP’ A Strong Melodic Grunger From Swedish Girl Punks Whom Aren’t Named Annie!

‘[Annie Taylor are] hitting all the right notes in creating their objective ‘girl grunge meets psychedelic rock with a touch of cheesy darkpop’.’ Annie Taylor are a four-piece band that does not include any band members called Annie or with the surname Taylor, we’re confused but we damn well don’t care because they’re hitting all Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Chloe Foy With Support From Cherry; Chloe Mesmerised The Audience Who Will In Future Gloat ‘I saw Chloe Foy at 60 Million Postcards’ 16.4.2019

‘Cherry’s voice shone through with power and her lead players work was sublime leaving us to feel that more is yet to come of this duo.’ Opening tonight’s event was the competent Cherry who played heavy thrashed acoustic guitar with soulful vocal backed by an exceptionally talented lead guitar player who’s hands nimbly crawled around Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Skint & Demoralised; We Find Out What’s Been Going On In The Boro Kitchen At 4am.

Skint & Demoralised may sound vaguely familiar to the Myspace generation youth bouncing round the room to their contagious indie pop in part sounding like a northern soul Arctic Monkeys fronted by Jamie T but it’s 8 years since we all danced to ‘Red Lipstick’ and to be honest we’ve all (this writer included) forgotten Continue Reading