ALBUM REVIEW: The Murder Capital’s ‘When I Have Fears’ is a Rare Album That Could Only Be Fully Examined With A Thesis, The Type Of Album We Will Still Talk Of In Years To Come.

Earlier this year we were blessed with Fontaines DC’s debut album, the first of the wave of Dublin post-punk to lay on our ears but by the time the bands debut Dogrel arrived the music press had already started to attribute Dublin with a whole scene and not just an isolated quartet of genius. With bands Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Cold Showers ‘Motionless’; Keeping The Spirit of Electro Goth Post Punk Alive

California’s Cold Showers’ third album ranges through a tasty menu of modernised goth and post punk notions reminiscent of New Order and their disciples. The rolling rumbling bass and inventive electro keeps the listeners interest for the full duration. No track name is spent on the Untitled intro, but radio commentary, sirens and sparse sounds Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Desperate Journalist, She Makes War & Oh, The Guilt at The Exchange, Bristol. 21.03.19. – Just Miraculous.

It is positive in a time of austerity that The Exchange has made a success of a share offer towards the end of last year and is now a community-owned enterprise, putting on a comprehensive programme of up and coming bands from the Bristol area and beyond, such as tonight’s headliners Desperate Journalist. ‘[Oh, The Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Desperate Journalist; In Search of The Miraculous: A Post Punk Concept Album That Holds Its Own Among The Best Of Its Kind.

An immense and absorbing mood piece, with Jo Bevan’s lyrical soul-bearing its deliberate and brave focal point. “There has to be the chance for something to go wrong in order for it to be rewarding when it goes right, which I suppose fits the whole theme of this record.” – Jo Bevan, Desperate Journalist in Continue Reading