LIVE REVIEW: Foals, with support from Yak. “I have two words for you: Foals Forever”.

  Tonight’s support Yak specialise in excess. Their latest album Pursuit of Momentary Happiness is a study in kissing the edges, not just in its execution but in how it sparked to life from the perilous existence of frontman Oli Burslem during its conception. Ending up penniless, living out of the back of a Citroen estate Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Arcade Hearts & Cherry Lotus at 60 Million Postcards, Bournemouth 14.03.2019. Hearts on Fire: Arcade Hearts reinforce their credentials

A Sixty Million Postcards south coast double-header is always something to look forward to. Although free-entry café bar nights risk disappointment, there was plenty of promise about this strong Thursday night billing courtesy of We Broke Free.     Bournemouth band Cherry Lotus saw proceedings underway, with the encouragement of a decent-sized local following. It’s Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Pip Blom 28.01.2019. We chatted with Pip, Her Brother And The Rest Of The Band To Talk The New Album, Growing Up Around John Peel, Not Having Daddy Issues And Much More.

Independent Venue Week 2019 was full of a host of fantastic events but one that particularly caught our eye and later our ears was Pip Blom’s tour. Pip Blom are 4 piece fronted by Pip (who describes Pip Blom as a band and not her project) from The Netherlands who play punchy indie pop. With Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Sean McGowan with support from Brand New Friend and Kitty Stewart at Anvil, Bournemouth 3.3.2019. Southampton’s Saint For More Than His Music Brought His Homecoming Show to Bournemouth.

Anvil is named ‘Anvil Rockbar’ but it’s styling is much more metal/biker which isn’t quite suited to the musical output of Sean Mcgowan, but with Sean’s folk-rock with a tinge of punk and general man of the people personality the atmosphere was the perfect venue for the Southampton boy done good. ‘Kitty played a set Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW- Her’s & Pizzagirl At The Anvil, Bournemouth, 11.05.18.

Stepping into Anvil in Lansdowne, the holy grail of Bournemouth metal for bromance, intimacy and modern 80’s stylised songs seemed to make no sense but that’s exactly where We Broke Free were on Friday and what a great night it was. ‘Will -You ever take the place of The Libertines as the kings of DIY Continue Reading