SINGLE REVIEW: Abandon Ship! – Say the Word. Basingstoke fourpiece lay down a pristine first instalment on their forthcoming E.P.

A timely return from Abandon Ship! who are back to warm the winter nights with Say the Word, the opening gambit in an E.P. release which is due to gradually unfurl over the next few months. The E.P is a glittering self-production, sprinkled with some extra mastering magic by The 1975 collaborator Robin Schmidt. If 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

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

IN FOR QUESTIONING: Abandon Ship! were our unexpected nugget of joy on the recent Larkins tour, we just had to get to know them.

Sometimes the stars align in life which for a music fan is when you find that new band who no one knows of yet and you feel in on the next big industry secret. Larkins kindly invited us to their recent tour of which we stumbled into the venue to hear an unknown first on Continue Reading

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Over dinner upcoming indie mega stars Larkins tell us about their EP, life on the road, laughs and being true to their fans.

Interviews come in all different shapes and sizes, from being hustled into a separate room with a specific time period to a chilled beer and a chat. Larkins took a different approach which started with an extremely open conversation, leading to some revelations that maybe they weren’t supposed to share: apparently an EP is coming! Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Amber Run with support from Stereo Honey — A match made in heaven in Exeter’s Lemongrove. 16.10.2019.

“The entire [Stereo Honey] set was hauntingly atmospheric” Opening the night Stereo Honey, who were well received judging by the pockets of the crowd singing along to every beautifully crooned word flying gracefully, almost transcendentally from lead singer Pete Restrick’s throat. It would be amiss to assume that there was anyone left by the end Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Guru are back but rather than ‘Don’t Talk’ the 4-piece band give us ‘LTD’ shouts to whip up fury from the frustrated youth.

“Right now, Guru are the voice for Brighton, proving this with their progressive, powerful honesty on yet another faultless release.” Hailing from liberal and progressive Brighton, Guru are surrounded by contemporaries all with a similar message, yet the best will always rise to the surface. Right now, Guru are the voice for Brighton, proving this Continue Reading

LETS GET PUNNY #5: Pizzagirl Answers Questions With Us Based On Puns of His Song Titles.

Anyone who has met Pizzagirl will know that he’s the most charismatic guy in the industry, I know Dave Grohl seems cool… but have you have had a beer with Liam (Pizzagirl). We can guarantee that Liam is cooler. The fact he did The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air at karaoke last time we hung Continue Reading

LETS GET PUNNY: The Modern Times Answer Questions With Us Based On Puns of Their Song Titles.

Let’s Get Punny is our feature specifically saved for those acts who take things that one step beyond, those acts that wouldn’t just wanna chat ‘hi, how are you?’ The Modern Times have recently dropped their stellar album Algorhymthic Dance Music so in this case we asked them to answer questions based on puns of Continue Reading