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)"
Self-described ‘slop pop’ trio, The Rich Hands are responsible for a fuzzy collection of furious tracks that require sunshine, shades and shots.Read more "Music Monday: The Rich Hands"
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – Wig Out at Jagbags This unique style of laid-back, middle-aged guitar rock is singlehandedly fuelling an entire generation of über-cool parents and weed obsessed, middle class ‘mature’ students. However, they are totally unaware of their mutual interest in this most excellent band. 4 Beards —- Canterbury – Dark Days I […]Read more "Reviews: Albums"
METZ / Wytches The Deaf Institute, Manchester 22/11/2013 Manchester’s stunning boutique venue, The Deaf Institute is happily sheltering an abundance of young adults from tonights wintery November nip. With it’s vintage wallpaper and am-dram style theatre seating plan, this small space will soon play host to a selection of grunge inspired noise from one of […]Read more "Live Review: METZ"
Washington-based musician Phil Elverum, aka Mount Eerie is the man behind this heavily auto-tuned remix-of-sorts entitled ‘Lone Bell’. The re-work of the bands original track features a distant waver of vocals that sounds far from human, and Elverum has manage to mould the song into a genre-less blend of horns and bass you’ll find truly immersive. […]Read more "Pre-Human Ideas"
Here’s a bloody great big bunch of bangin’ tunes that I have been listening to recently. I think you’ll like a couple of ’em. You can also see what else I have been listening to HERE, HERE and HERE. Enjoy!Read more "One Month: Part Two"
“The wait is almost over. Our new record “The Constant One” drops November 5th on Bridge Nine Records and we think you’re either gonna love it or have some unreasonable criticism about it.”Read more "New Noise: Iron Chic"
Dear Music Library, I think we need some time apart. It’s not you, it’s me… That’s right folks, I’ve decided to delete my entire catalogue of music from my laptop with the goal of discovering only new sounds for the next 6-12 months. From today onwards the only songs that I will be listening to […]Read more "Day 1: An Open Letter"