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"
We are just over halfway through 2014 and already we have been treated to a whole host of incredible records. Here’s some of our favourites so far…Read more "The Best Albums of 2014 (So Far)"
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Peggy Sue have released an eery new ‘found footage’ video for their brilliant track ‘Idle Hands’. Featuring a stunning collection of echoey vocals and slacker guitar melodies, this snippet of what’s to come is a much welcomed audio experience. The bands new album Choir Of Echoes is due out the 28th January via Yep Roc Records.Read more "Watch: Idle Hands"
Another Monday morning. Another brand new band… Fresh from dropping ‘Goes Black’ last month, NYC quartet Big Ups return with ‘Wool’, the next cut to whet appetites ahead of debut album, Eighteen Hours of Static, due to be released on 13th January 2014 via Tough Love Records. ‘Wool’ seethes with a slow burning intensity, building […]Read more "Big Ups"
There has been an obvious lack of content over the past couple of weeks. Time seems to be passing me by, predominantly consumed by my search for a ‘real job’. But that doesn’t mean that the soundtrack hasn’t been excellent. Ever since deleting all of the music from my laptop, I have been constantly discovering […]Read more "Diamonds & Daisies"
A couple of weeks ago I announced that I would be putting together a new fanzine featuring all of my old band t-shirts. And whilst I’ve realised that I have actually thrown a bunch of awesome shirts away over the years, I am actually making progress. In fact, I’ve had a lightbulb moment… I was […]Read more "Band T-Shirt: Update"
I’m currently putting together a new fanzine that features my collection of band t-shirts… This is one of the first music related t-shirts I remember wearing. My dad got it for me whilst he was working in the States and I was back home trying hard to skateboard, and even harder to get a girlfriend.Read more "Music Tees"