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"
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"
The London-via-Ireland producer and musician Hubie Davison has released his sublime new track entitled ‘No Shirt, No Shoes’. Focusing mainly on a smooth minimal beat, this latest song features a limited, yet stunning arrangement of vocal glitches that have been balanced perfectly with a crisp, echoing guitar loop. His debut EP, I Won’t Be There will be […]Read more "No Shirt, No Shoes"
So the festival season is now well and truly underway, and whilst fields are fun to sit in, you do have to remember that this is Britain after all, and sometimes it can rain. A lot! But that certainly doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some great music this summer … If you’re thinking about heading […]Read more "Visions Preview"
You can now stream the wonderfully dark debut album A Small Murmuration from the London based electronic duo Snow Ghosts. The album is due out on the 8th July via Houndstooth.Read more "Snow Ghosts"
The superb two-piece I Was A Cub Scout are reforming for one last performance at Borderline, London on 14th September. They were easily one of the best double acts of their time, and were a constant inspiration for me and my friends growing up in bands and making music. I Want You To Know That […]Read more "IWACS"
London’s white-boy rapper/guitarist Only Real has unleashed a fresh new track via the folks down at Dummy Magazine entitled ‘Take It From Me’. It’s also free to download, so go forth and enjoy!Read more "Music Monday"
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced that they will be embarking on a small UK tour in May following the release of their forthcoming album, Mosquito. The New York based three-piece will be stopping off in Manchester, London and and Leeds. May 2013 1st – O2 Apollo, Manchester 2nd – O2 Academy, Leeds 4th – Alexandra Palace, […]Read more "Yeah Yeah Yeahs UK Tour"
It seems that here, in London, we have too many good gigs to go to these days. For example, over the past 12 months at just one venue there has been a mass of shows that I have wanted to attend, the majority of which have been free. The wonderful folks down at The Old […]Read more "All The Old Showstoppers"