SINGLE REVIEW: All said and done in 3 minutes of perfection. The C33s are back with a horror-punk banger ‘Resurrection Men’

“Get ready to do you best ‘Waynes World we’re not worthy’ impression, The C33s have [captured their live energy] on this surf, garage punk banger.” Since rock’n’roll was invented the conundrum for bands and studio engineers has been – how do you capture the live energy as well as the musicianship on record? Capturing indescribable Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Sean McGowan successfully navigates away from being a cliche dropping his best work to date on mental health reflective EP ‘Curate Calm, Create Chaos’.

“Sean McGowan is back and has found his ‘voice’ on this interconnected concept album (although it’s an EP) discussing mental health.” Sean McGowan is back and has found his ‘voice’ on this interconnected concept album (although it’s an EP) discussing mental health. The beauty of the work is it’s ability to avoid seeming cliché- well 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

ALBUM LAUNCH: Life Proved That The Odd Kebab Can Be Part Of ‘A Picture Of Good Health’

“Life [prove they are] the punk band for the Brexit indie generation.” A couple of weeks ago a lucky few industry insiders got a ransom style invite to an album launch but this was not to be the ‘normal’ album launch, this was free booze and free booze invite to Camden’s Marathon Kebabs. The invite Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Boy Scouts’ Release A Warm, Comforting Breeze Of Indie Folk On New Album ‘Free Company’

“Free Company is a record that floats with breezy indie charm…; collection of feelgood indie folk songs yet.” Boy Scouts’ singer songwriter Taylor Vick and pal Stephen Steinbrink took the supremely bold and daring step to set up a recording studio inside a rented shipping container. No windows, little space and not much by way Continue Reading

LIVE REVIEW: Intimacy, New Bangers and Trumpet Solos; Royal Blood Gave It All At Southampton’s Guildhall With Support From The Mysterines.

As part of their ‘intimate’ warm-up tour pre main stage, near-headline slots at Reading and Leeds festival, Royal Blood played six comparatively tiny venues up and down the country, including Southampton’s O2 Guildhall, supported by none other than Underscore Part 3 favourites The Mysterines, as well as the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets on select dates. For 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: 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

SINGLE REVIEW Alfie Neale – White Gates: Released 01.03.19. Is the sky even the limit to Alfie Neale’s ambitions?’

The arrival of White Gates continues what has proven to be a very busy 2019 so far for Alfie Neale. Hot on the heels of one of this year’s first and so far finest releases, Tongue Tied, the Brighton-based songwriter-producer’s quality shows no sign of slipping, with this release a further choice cut from his Continue Reading