OUT 28th SINGLE REVIEW: Thumper’s ‘Ad Nauseam’ attacks your skull with its harmonious cataclysmic chaos.

With a name like Thumper and a line up which features 2 drummers we kind of felt we knew what we were in for when the new single dropped in our inbox. An upon Google searching the tracks title we learned that Ad Nauseam is the Latin term for arguing to the point of nausea- this Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Witterquick ‘Between You and I’ — an addictive voyage into a pop-rock resurrected from the demo pile.

“Witterquick ‘Between You and I’ — an addictive voyage into a pop-rock formed past” Witterquick of Exeter have just dropped their Between You And I from their debut album due out at the end of the month. ombines rock with pop sensibilities, stadium-level anthemic tracks, and a general sense of ‘70s and ‘80s nostalgia, each track Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Oh Brother we’re in for a ride with the Oxford four-pieces new single ‘Hopeless Romantic’

“If Queens Of The Stone Age were the metaphorical Satan, Oh Brother are the metaphorical Charles Manson- the prodigy learning and shaping his behemoth sized demonic talent.” To open Oh Brother’s new single Hopeless Romantic the four-piece begin with a chugged low tone muted guitar riff and brooding vocal line to match. We’re engaged but Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Raglans ‘One More Drop’ if this is just a drop, how much is a bottle!

“Pounding drums, addictive guitar, incredible anthemic, catchy choruses, and a very subtle Irish twang to help bring it all together” The beloved Irish lads in Raglans are back, finally, with a brand new song; the first track to be taken off of their upcoming sophomore album “Heavy Medicine”. Following their raucous and ridiculously catchy self-titled Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Paris Youth Foundation, if ‘Home Is Where The Heart Is’, your music better come with a bed!

Liverpool based up-and-comers Paris Youth Foundation have kicked off 2020 with a brand new single ‘Home Is Where The Heart Is’ — an easy-to-listen-to burst of nostalgia-infused indie optimism. ‘The sheer vibrancy of the track lets you disconnect from the world and simply enjoy the three odd minutes created by the five piece.’ Opening with Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Hayley Williams delivers perfection stepping away from her comfort zone in her most powerful work.

“[Simmer was] not the song we wanted from Hayley, but it was the song we needed.” Journalists have music that they ‘have’ to listen to and music they ‘HAVE’ to listen to. For this writer we listened to Hayley Williams debut solo single Simmer because of Paramore’s importance in popular culture not because we’ve ever Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: ‘Bang, Bang, Bang’: is, unsurprisingly, a Banger!

A short, sweet and snappy single heralds the Isle Of Wight native’s breaking through into 2020; and, to the surprise of no one, it’s a banger! After a incredible 2019 — involving a BBC Radio One Maida Vale session, playing Shepherd’s Bush Empire supporting The Regrettes and playing Glastonbury — Lauran Hibberd is back to Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Somebody’s Child is back with his fifth single, ‘Love That Sound’, and quite frankly, we do too!

‘a buoyantly bright banger that simply demands a smile.’ Some of you may remember Somebody’s Child from our 10/10 review of his last single, Jungle. Or, hopefully, you’ve taken our words to heart and fallen in love with his music yourself. Either way, his new offering is superb. Love That Sound is, in essence, incredibly Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong, LP: A rest is as good as a change as indie perennials make triumphant comeback

You can’t just disappear like that without there being a tale that needs to be told. Here it is. Setting a template which might just have been the inspiration for a similar act of perverse self-implosion by fellow Londoners The Maccabees a year or so later, the component parts of Bombay Bicycle Club reconvened in Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Wave Chase depict the innocent fun of youth on indie banger fuelled EP Tell Me What To Know

“Wave Chase’s Tell Me What To Know is quite literally ‘all killer, no filler’.” Back in 2004 we were blessed with one of the most important indie pop albums in past few decades, that band was The Killers and the album was Hot Fuss. Hot Fuss transcended society, it didn’t matter who you were the Continue Reading