In only a few short months, summer will be over and there will be a distinct change of mood in the busy bars around the country. As the days grow shorter and the darkness creeps in, the last of your sun-soaked memories will be proudly recollected, probably at volume and to a jealous audience of […]Read more "Bad Bad Hats"
London-based noise-pop band Crushed Beaks are celebrating the release of their highly impressive debut album, Scatter with an intimate performance at The Seabright Arms this evening. The echoey fuzz of blistering guitar riffs and crunching drums dominate the majority of this brilliant record. Add on top of that a delicate blend of charming vocals and beautifully structured hooks, and […]Read more "Crushed Beaks"
The Brooklyn-based trio are welcoming 2015 with the announcement of their third full-length album. And if the latest offering, ‘You’ is anything to go by, we can expect great things to come. Packed with fuzzy-hooks and brilliant vocals, it’s a powerful return for the group.Read more "Pearl and the Beard"
Hailing from Huston, Texas, The Suffers are a vibrant blend of Soul and Jazz who tip their hat to the bygone era of 60s glamour and swing. Their energetic tunes are jam-packed with soulful lyrics and upbeat solos that manage to create an image of smoke-filled clubs and packed-out dance halls. “The Suffers are redefining […]Read more "Introducing: The Suffers"
It’s that time of the year again when we try to condense 12 months worth of fantastic music in to our annual end of year list… To pick 30 albums from the hoards of brilliant records that came out this year is no easy task, but I think that this list encompasses the very best […]Read more "Top 30 Albums Of 2014"
“The first thing you see is the light”, wails Titus Andronicus’ frontman Patrick Stickles on what is, in my eyes, the best garage punk song you’ll ever hear. Entitled ‘My Time Outside The Womb’, the track tells a tale of growing up in a wonderfully poetic manner that’s utterly bleak. The guitars are scruffy and the […]Read more "Tales From The Turntable"
Dance-pop project, Penguin Prison returns with ‘Calling Out’.Read more "New Music: Penguin Prison"
I love pop music. I always have. There’s something alluring about those catchy hooks that showoff and shimmer in the sunshine. The toe-tapping beats and crisp vocals that manage to brighten even the dullest of days. It’s exciting. It makes you feel good. And it has the power to put a smile on your face in a matter of seconds.Read more "Strangers"
It’s not very often that I can say I’m completely content with the contents of my iTunes. But recently, I feel like my iPod has got all of the right music on it to suit my every need… It’s obvious that I’ve become obsessed with a constant need to find new music. And I’m not […]Read more "What’s That You’re Listening To?"