Crushed Beaks

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 […]

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Reviews: Albums

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 […]

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Live Review: METZ

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 […]

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Pre-Human Ideas

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. […]

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Day 1: An Open Letter

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 […]

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