PREVIEW: Cider Fury Hits The Cellar Bar with Imprints- 17th of November.

When you think of the hidden entertainment gems in Bournemouth inevitably you talk of Chaplin’s/Cellar Bar; if you haven’t been before I hope this article convinces you. The upstairs is delicately decorated restaurant and bar dedicated to the legendary silent movie hero, then walking through you are led to the award-winning beer garden and then Continue Reading

ONES TO WATCH: Interview with Heavy Lungs, The Future Psych/Post Punk Giants.

Heavy Lungs: January 2019 Tour, Brighton. Photo Credit: Simon Clay When you think Heavy Lungs, immediately forget any association with IDLES as to how you may have heard of them. Heavy Lungs don’t sound like IDLES; they’re a great band in their own right and IDLES were kindly supported by Steve Lamacq in the early Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: The Beth’s at Anvil, Bournemouth 9.11.2018.

Indie gigs in ‘Anvil Rockbar’, the upstairs adorned with industrial and biker decor it doesn’t seem to fit but after a night of quality music in the downstairs quality basement venue opinions are starting to change. It must be noted that having a sold out indie gig and opposite a sold out Skindred (reggae/metal) gig the bar was Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Bobbi’s Second World by The Orielles.

Instantly the wet high bass notes on ‘Bobbi’s Second World’ confirm within one bar that this is The Orielles. Is this a blessing or a curse? With probably the equivalent collective years musicianship of the whole band as the age of any one member this is definitely a blessing in the case of these teen Continue Reading

SPLIT SINGLE REVIEW: IDLES/Heavy Lungs Danny Nedelko/Blood Brother Split Single- Released 30th of November.

IDLES/Heavy Lungs Danny Nedelko/Blood Brother Split Single- Released 30th of November   Often split singles are the product of 2 financially strapped bands who want to share the costs but in this case both bands have had their own releases previously. This is a piece of artwork: visually, creatively and musically a snapshot in time Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: How Heavy Lungs Became Future Psych-Punk Giants And IDLES Cemented This As The Tour To Say ‘I was there!’ As Told From UK Final Tour Date Oxford, 29th of October 2018.

How Heavy Lungs Became Future Psych-Punk Giants and IDLES Cemented this as the Tour to Say ‘I was there!’ As told from UK final tour date Oxford, 29th of October 2018.   Being the last gig of the tour some bands would be resting ready for their continental Europe take over but Heavy Lungs and Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “Joy As An Act Of Resistance” by IDLES: The Most Important Album of Our Generation!

The Most Important Album of Our Generation! As someone who listens to 100s of albums each year it is with shock but pride to say I cannot think of an album more important than this one released in my lifetime. There are definitely album’s I’ve loved and will listen to forever with joy, Arctic Monkeys Continue Reading