There’s a lot to love, it echoes the hitmakers of the noughties dance-rock scene. Continue reading Wet Leg’s debut album is a necessary slice of escapist indie.
Prest’s soul has been branded onto audio. Continue reading Noon Garden’s ‘Beulah Spa’ is an artefact of DIY psychedelia.
Their fourth album witnesses more overt musical gear changes. Continue reading ‘At The Hot Spot’ sees a sadistic and devilishly infectious Warmduscher.
A scatterbrained account of a week of bumming around in total music. Shot on iPhone. Continue reading Doing Austin’s SXSW festival without a ticket.
Each member has their time in the sun, never over-indulging in the limelight. Continue reading Los Bitchos bring a spellbinding groove on debut LP ‘Let The Festivities Begin’.
The 6th full-length from protean quartet Trupa Trupa. Continue reading Poland’s Trupa Trupa journey deep into your consciousness on new LP ‘B Flat A’.
The question always remains the same, do they live up to the hype? Continue reading In-jokes, crowd participation and a dark lyrical tongue: Yard Act live at London’s Village Underground.
Opus Kink spilled out upon that hallowed ground to the tune of ‘The Ketchup Song’. Continue reading Opus Kink induct themselves into punk rock history live at The 100 Club.
Not only are they riotously fun, but they adeptly reflect the themes of misplaced British nostalgia for the past. Photo: Tatiana Pozuelo | Words: Brad Harris On the scale of egg to chain punk Home Counties are somewhat difficult to place. On the one hand, the music has that squelchy sound suggestive of the original eggers Devo and displays a self-effacing sort of humour like … Continue reading Communal experience and shared memory: Home Counties on new EP ‘In a Middle English Town’.
Through a chance meeting with J.G. Ballard’s novel ‘Crash’, Body Horror explore the darkened corners of human fetishes. Photo: Galen Bullivant | Words: Karl Johnson It’s release day for London outfit Body Horror, new single ‘Cull The Culture’ arrives as the follow up to 2021 swampy-rock hit ‘The Gimp’s Gimp’. In very Body Horror fashion, we have a thought-provoking visual aid which arrives with the … Continue reading Body Horror explore humanity’s self-destruction amid never-ending cultural change on ‘Cull The Culture’.
The stunning confines of Larmer Tree Gardens calls again, with a mixed bag of heavyweight acts and buzzy new artists. Words: Karl Johnson September 1st-4th will see the return of End Of The Road Festival, a long weekend retreat of music, comedy, literature and everything good that surrounds a festival experience. Like any music festival worth its salt, the density of the talent on the … Continue reading Khruangbin, Bright Eyes and black midi to join Pixies as 2022 edition of End Of The Road Festival grows.
Recorded with Gilla Band bassist Daniel Fox, Silverbacks become an entity in and of themselves, streaked with ambition. Words: Elvis Thirlwell | Photo: Roisin Murphy O’sullivan Boy oh boy don’t Silverbacks grow up so fast these days! 18 months on from ‘Fad’ – their rancorous and angular post-punk debut – this Dublin quintet raise eyebrows with multi-faceted follow-up ‘Archive Material’. Recorded with Gilla Band bassist Daniel … Continue reading Dublin outfit Silverbacks strike gold on the elegant and artfully construed LP ‘Archive Material’.