Another unreleased LP from the vault of Third Eye Stimuli Records.

The Australian label releasing a new LP from their vault each week for lockdown. ALBUM REVIEW | ORIGINAL PHOTO BY BEK REGAN | WORDS BY AL MILLS Here’s introducing the second ‘Isolation Series’ instalment from our pal’s on the flip-side, Third Eye Stimuli. Open The Vault! The people cry- let us hear those realmy B-Side’s and for the love of swoon keep ‘em coming. Open … Continue reading Another unreleased LP from the vault of Third Eye Stimuli Records.

ALBUM REVIEW: Wolfgang White & The Lonely Hearts – ‘Infatuated’.

NEW MUSIC | THIRD EYE STIMULI | WORDS BY AL MILLS The Australian label that’s releasing an unheard album from their cavern of dreams every week. Embrace those tears of joy as Sydney babes Third Eye Stimuli prove yet again, they’re the gift that simply keeps giving. Releasing an unheard album from their cavern of dreams EVERY WEEK for the next four weeks, these dudes … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Wolfgang White & The Lonely Hearts – ‘Infatuated’.

New Music: A breakdown of our favourite releases of 2019.

Here’s a quick recap of our favourite releases of 2019. It’s extremely hard to look back and select your favourite tracks from a whole year of listening, there are too many special releases. Some artists do it better live, others excel on record, at the end of the day it’s the emotional attachment to a track that sticks with you. Here’s a quick breakdown of … Continue reading New Music: A breakdown of our favourite releases of 2019.

LIVE REVIEW: Girl Band @ Electric Ballroom, London.

Many thought the Dublin four-piece would never return live, but tonight in Camden they’re back, bolder and more inspiring than ever. Despite being jam-packed in a room full of sweaty people, listening to Girl Band‘s set is an individual experience. All in all few lyrics are sang back to the band, but that’s not what their live show is about. The overriding euphoria comes in … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Girl Band @ Electric Ballroom, London.

LIVE REVIEW: Dry Cleaning @ The Shacklewell Arms, London.

Dry Cleaning‘s tightly-wound post-punk and poetic lyrical delivery shines on an ecstatic London crowd. Jammed inside the live room at East London haunt The Shacklewell Arms, Dry Cleaning set up the stage in front of a sold out crowd. They look surprised. Long time friends Lewis Maynard, Tom Dowse, Florence Shaw and Nick Buxton fire straight into a ferocious yet minimal post-punk racket. If you had … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Dry Cleaning @ The Shacklewell Arms, London.

An interview with… Weird Milk

It’s release day for London four-piece Weird Milk, but what is ‘Honey, I’m Around’ all about? From the opening moments of your debut ‘This Close’ to the closing bars of ‘Honey I’m Around’, how far have Weird Milk come sonically? I think it’s clear that the way we play our instruments, interact with one another and write our songs has greatly matured with time. Persistence and … Continue reading An interview with… Weird Milk

An interview with… Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Dave Hickman got in touch with Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard‘s Tom Rees ahead of the band’s upcoming London headline. Duran Duran. Marky Mark. The Ting Tings. These great pioneers ventured through lands uncharted like the great explorers of yore, selflessly discovering the limit to how many times an artist can repeat one word in their name and get away with it. Or so we thought. Like … Continue reading An interview with… Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Guitar music pioneers? black midi release ‘Schlagenheim’.

Image by Anthrox Studio The product of industry hype or guitar music pioneers? black midi release their debut album. ‘Schlagenheim’ can be roughly translated to ‘hit home’ in German. The debut full length record by London band black midi could surely only be named something as strangely perfect as this. The band’s titanic sound and the album’s expert production hits home hard. It’s an uneasy … Continue reading Guitar music pioneers? black midi release ‘Schlagenheim’.

“Guitar music isn’t dead, it’s just transforming as everything does.”

Sat in the beer garden of London’s notoriously DIY venue Blondies, we talked to Brighton’s GURU ahead of their Hard Of Hearing show with HUMMAH and Career. https://soundcloud.com/gurubanduk/consumer-helpline-1 Fresh off the back of their first “proper” single in ‘Consumer Helpline’, Brighton’s GURU headed to London to play a sweaty 60 capacity venue, as part of Hard Of Hearing’s ‘What’s a sweaty little punk show between … Continue reading “Guitar music isn’t dead, it’s just transforming as everything does.”