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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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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We took a trip down to Beacons at the weekend to see what the Yorkshire-based boutique music festival had to offer. It didn’t disappoint… Highs Danny Brown • Lulu James • Drenge • Its small, but mighty • Hookworms • Ghostpoet • Great value for money • Drenge • East India Youth • Make your […]

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Band Of The Week: The New Union

Catchy guitar-led pop rock from the sunny seaside town of Brighton. Check out the review for their new EP, due out on the 3rd June. Bursting with a youthful energy and presented in the glorious sound of guilt-free pop rock, Brighton’s latest hopefuls The New Union have got all the qualities you’d expect to find […]

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Punk Goes Punk Vol. One

It’s that time of the year again when a bunch of so called punk bands come together on one truly mind blowing album. There’s nothing punk about it what-so-ever. Just a bunch of semi-successful musicians who are hoping to cash in on your parents Christmas money. It wouldn’t be so bad if all the profits […]

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Live Review: God Damn/iAM AMiTY

God Damn/iAM AMiTY Native Tongue, Epsom 29.09.2012   Whether it’s named after a 1980s feminist novel or the forward thinking, early 90s rap group, Native Tongue in Epsom has the potential to stand out amidst a middle-class suburban nightmare. Tonight, the rumble of sound being emitted from the cavern in which it resides has attracted […]

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The Gaslight Anthem – Handwritten You know how AVA (aka Tom Delonge’s Techni-coloured Dream Coat) keep releasing album after album which all sound the same? The Gaslight Anthem do a similar thing. Only they somehow manage to make it fresh and exciting every time they do. And what’s more is that they’re also able to make rock ‘n’ […]

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The Very Best – MTMTMK Bringing together all the finest sounds of Westen hip-hop and traditional Malawian music, The Very Best have created a winning formula with MTMTMK. Add in a dash of playful pop undertones and it quickly becomes a record that will brighten even the dullest of summer days. 5/5 Dads – American Radass New Jersey […]

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Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory Lofi-pop-punk-indie, is that even a genre? It is now. Fucking brilliant. Chairlift – Something This second album from the Brooklyn based duo is more mature and interesting album then the debut. Beautifully structured lyrics over infectious electro guarantees them instant success. Highly recommend.

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