Communal experience and shared memory: Home Counties on new EP ‘In a Middle English Town’.

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’.

Body Horror explore humanity’s self-destruction amid never-ending cultural change on ‘Cull The Culture’.

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’.

Khruangbin, Bright Eyes and black midi to join Pixies as 2022 edition of End Of The Road Festival grows.

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.

Dublin outfit Silverbacks strike gold on the elegant and artfully construed LP ‘Archive Material’.

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’.