GIG REVIEW: Whether playing ‘Popular Music’ or giving us a ‘Picture Of Good Health’ LIFE prove they are exactly what we need right now. Supports Night Flowers & Bird Shoes- Bournemouth

After a big year and an even bigger album LIFE set out on an extensive set of tour dates to cement themselves as one of the UK’s premier live acts. To compliment the Bournemouth date LIFE were placed aside tour support Night Flowers and local legends Bird Shoes. With over 5 years history as the Continue Reading

RETROSPECTIVE: Adorable, Bush Hall, London. 1st November 2019. Better to Fade In than Fade Away: Lost guitar greats briefly return for a fleeting night of celebration.

“We never did get to set the world alight, but we got as far as striking the match.” – Pete Fijalkowski, Adorable. With hindsight, what an absolute mindfuck it must have been for anyone lucky enough to kick around on the roster of the legendary Creation Records in the early 1990s. Forget how things turned Continue Reading

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Jungle Brown teach us what hip-hop means to youths growing up on the outside of the ‘Full Circle’

Having hip-hop drop in our inbox can be met with a shoulder shrug, but as soon as we put Jungle Brown’s Full Circle on, we knew this was a different beast and it soon became one of our favourite albums this year. On the band’s first tour we got to spend some time with the Continue Reading

SHOW ME THE PUNNY #7: MNNQNS answer questions with us based on puns of their song titles.

Last month MNNQNS (pronounced mannequins) released their debut album which thankfully was as wide as diverse as their heritage. Band lead Adrian D ‘Epinay grew up in France but spent his university years studying in Wales. In psychology they talk about formative years for a person being between 0-4 years; we’re no psychologist, but I Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: All said and done in 3 minutes of perfection. The C33s are back with a horror-punk banger ‘Resurrection Men’

“Get ready to do you best ‘Waynes World we’re not worthy’ impression, The C33s have [captured their live energy] on this surf, garage punk banger.” Since rock’n’roll was invented the conundrum for bands and studio engineers has been – how do you capture the live energy as well as the musicianship on record? Capturing indescribable Continue Reading

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Last Night From Glasgow- the world’s only not for patron funded record label, we had to find out more from founder Ian Smith.

It is without any doubt that music has repeatedly changed with technology whether it was the invention of CDs a few decades ago or the most recently streaming. With changes comes positives and negatives and right now as music fans we can access more music than we have ever done before and with advancements in Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Sean McGowan successfully navigates away from being a cliche dropping his best work to date on mental health reflective EP ‘Curate Calm, Create Chaos’.

“Sean McGowan is back and has found his ‘voice’ on this interconnected concept album (although it’s an EP) discussing mental health.” Sean McGowan is back and has found his ‘voice’ on this interconnected concept album (although it’s an EP) discussing mental health. The beauty of the work is it’s ability to avoid seeming cliché- well Continue Reading