SINGLE REVIEW: We’re Going To Have To Waiting More Than ’17 Days’ For the Full Album But This Opening Single Of Annie Taylor’s Leaves Us Wanting More.

“[With 17 Days being Annie Taylor’s] opening statement for [their upcoming] album we’re sure the full-lengther is going to be one to look forward to.” Earlier this year Swedish grungers caught our attention with their EP Not Yours so the news of new single 17 Days was met with excitement in the office. We commented Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Mouse – ‘Grow’. Dark, defiant pop which delivers on its promise.

It’s taken perhaps longer than expected for Bristol-based Mouse to make her return, following her well-received debut single 3 Weeks in 2018 and follow-up Escape back around the turn of the year. The Scottish singer-producer has spoken honestly about her struggles to address and overcome physical and mental health problems, having battled Non-Epileptic Attack Disorder Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Upcoming Rockers Glass Peaks Shatter Expectations With New Single ‘Asbestos’

Relatively unknown rockers Glass Peaks are set to shatter expectations and climb to the snowy peaks of success with new single ‘Asbestos’. Recently signed to Sheffield label These Bloody Thieves, Asbestos marks the third release this year by the three piece and reflects a band who are going from strength to stunning strength. No two Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Dry Cleaning Prove They Are No ‘Sweet Princess’ With Their Debut EP Poetically Discussing Spitting Cum on a Travelodge Carpet.

“[Dry Cleaning are an] honest and poetic post-punk quartet using observations of society to build intrigue and wit for their audience.” You haven’t missed the memo; Dry Cleaning really are as fresh as your sordid linen you collected from your local establishment rid of the scars of the weekends antics. Dry Cleaning formed in 2017 Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: The Mysterines ‘Take Control’ of Their Fate With a Compliation Debut EP.

“[The Mysterines] have channelled simplicity to perfection busting out a different styles of rock banger on every track on the Take Control EP.” Still in their teens The Mysterines have deservedly achieved more than many musicians do in a lifetime. The group have channelled simplicity to perfection busting out a different styles of rock banger Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Chloe Foy ‘Without You’; Five Minutes Of Bliss. What Would We Do Without You?

Without You is a perfect archetype for a well-crafted song; atmospheric beyond words. It’s a world-building five minutes of beauty that whisks you away to another time and place; a mystical, far away kingdom. “[Without You is a]  world-building five minutes of beauty that whisks you away to another time and place.” Without You is Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Roxy Girls ‘Spanners For Hands’; Two Minutes of Benny Hill Racing Post-Punk Barking Perfected Musical Chaos.

  Clocking in a just over 2 minutes Roxy Girls literally throw everything at us in this punchy number opening with both instrumentation and vocals in unison. No time is wasted getting to the unusual subject matter with the opening line spelling out the songs purpose “You’ve got spanners for hands.” “[When imagining the outro] Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Memes ‘Happy Shopper’; The More Self-Assured Younger Brother To Memes Previous Work.

“Happy Shopper is equally memorable as the double A side [Blah, Blah, Blah] that brought the industry insiders knocking recently; possibly even more memorable!” Memes are the product of banging tunes but also banging good luck. We assume that Memes sent their first double A side Blah, Blah, Blah/Funny Man to Steve Lamacq and were Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: China Bears – Cold Shivers. The Final Puzzle Piece Ahead of The Bears Eagerly Anticipated E.P.

Shivering has a been a staple inspiration in British guitar music down the decades. From Patrick Fitzgerald’s abstract wordplay about women defrosting and “sunshine orange skin” to Chris Martin’s sinister lyrical undercurrents in Coldplay’s breakthrough era, these little involuntary bodily reactions have been a perennial focus for musical musing. Perhaps it’s the duality of the Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Dead Nature ‘Taking My Shadow’; The Spring King Is Dead Making Way A For New Monarch, Dead Nature.

“[Taking My Shadow dares] you to listen to it without smiling. A dare that you will ultimately lose over and over.”  Tarek Musa’s new solo venture post-Spring King is exciting and as energetic as his previous band. The four-track strong EP is riveting; each song is intrinsically unique and enjoyable in its own way, almost Continue Reading