The ideology of punk music (which gave an entire generation a platform to air passionate, often angry, views held about society) has returned for in this present age. Cries of social mobility, austerity, and Brexit (in a nutshell: political issues … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Queasy / Build A Wall
Joe’s deep, throaty vocals are a defining feature of the band – his gruff voice brushes character and expression over every lyric he sings. It’s felt like forever since I’ve had new music to review – this time, the single review … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Dear CAROLINE / Felt Like Forever
Even without hearing any lyrics, the sequence of the sprightly guitar riff just puts you in a positive mood, and there’s an instant, unquestionable likeability about the single. In student town Fallowfield, near Manchester, a group of lads crossed paths … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: The Covasettes / This Feeling
The track has a continuously catchy riff throughout, elevating the song into its more intense, feisty choruses…this drive is what makes the quartet stand out from quieter, mundane outfits. It’s hard to believe just a few years ago, the popularity … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Ravellas / Colour Me Sweet
A perk of doing what I do is getting to interview up-coming groups; the other day I interviewed Marsicans and it was a delight to talk to the band about music and other wonderful wacky topics. This time round, I spoke … Continue reading INTERVIEW: TAMSYN
Who are FLIIIS and what are they all about? FLIIIS sprang to life from the remains of a former indie collective – the duo is made up of Daniel and Jarrad, and both are active and engaged in sharing instrumental … Continue reading BAND FEATURE – Fabulous and funky, here is an introduction to FLIIIS!
Originally I was planning today on writing a blog entry about my favourite Christmas songs, with the flurry of excitement for the festive season escalating in the past week, headlined by the premiere of John Lewis’ long-awaited Christmas advert. I … Continue reading A Celebration of The Smiths – Hatful of Hollow is 32 today!