Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Chaos and charisma collide on new Submotile release

If the term Shoegaze has always suggested intricate walls of guitar noise whilst Dream-pop suggestive of a more drifting and hazy soundscape, then it...

The Original Rude Boy still working hard 40 years on

Being that this year marks the 40th anniversary of both The Specials and 2Tone Records, Working Hard Everyday is a perfectly timed release. But...

Ummagma’s sonic Caravan blends power and poise

Ummagma always take me by surprise, but I only have myself to blame. When I haven’t played any of their music for a while...

Amy Loftus new album is wild at heart but easy on the ear

You have to admire Amy Loftus’ industrious nature, look at her career path to date and you see that it takes in everything from...

Staying true to their nature and heading for home

As opening salvo Homesick Blues punches its way out of the speakers you realise that, if there was even any doubt, True Strays have lost...

The modern sound of futures past!

It is easy to look at, or should I say listen to, bands such as LUCKYandLOVE and see them as electronic nostalgists revelling in...

Black Bombers – out of chaos comes perfection

Not wanting to shoot my literary load right off the bat, that’s a grim sounding mixed metaphor if ever there was one, but Vol...

What actually is Americana anyway? Earnhardt have the answer!

As someone who hasn’t travelled as much of the globe as I would like, who explores a lot of the world through its music...

File under “Why aren’t this band massive?”

Some music hits the review pile to the voice in my head muttering “oh, them again, I suppose I might find time to write...

Lespectre does exactly what it says on the tin

Well, that’s a practical idea, naming your e.p. Atmospheric Dream-pop From Bristol to align with your given musical pigeon hole. Here it works, nicely odd, wonderfully...