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 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"
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?"
Bonus Track gives you access to the best new music… Pixel Fix – ‘Lungs’ Oxford-based four-piece Pixel Fix have quietly been producing some damn fine music over the last year-or-so. ‘Lungs’ is their first release since last year’s brilliant debut EP entitled Fall, and this new track shows a wealth of confidence in their songwriting abilities. It’s a […]Read more "Bonus Track"
London-based singer songwriter Billie Black has unleashed her stunning debut track entitled ‘I Waited For You’. Her dark sounds echo wonderfully across a brilliant mix of broken beats and deep bass. At times it’s eerie, but throughout it’s beautiful.Read more "Music Monday: Billie Black"
Wednesday is perhaps my most hated day of the week. It sits there in the middle. Teasing me with how close the weekend is. Yet mocking my optimism by presenting me with two more (full) days of work.Read more "#HumpDayMixtape"
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"