A tale as old as the mid-noughties They were small town bored kids who grew up to entertain the bored kids of small towns. Bored of the people they couldn’t relate to, bored until they accidentally came across a YouTube video of Ryan Jarman’s drunken ramblings on Soccer AM. They liked his barcode haircut, they… Read More A love letter: The Cribs
Introducing Spielbergs, the aggressive indie rock trio hailing from Oslo, aka the capital of Norway. Their debut album is out on February 1st and titled ‘This Is Not The End’. It’s released on By The Time it Gets Dark label. Originally formed in 2016, the band already have a successful string of tracks in their 2018… Read More Spielbergs – This Is Not The End – ALBUM REVIEW
Back in October, Nils our writer based in The Netherlands and Luxembourg interviewed Bristol band Lice. The band are on Idles’ own record label called Balley. The interview took place on the 12th October at an event called ‘Fresh Trash’ in Luxembourg City. This was their first ever continental headline show.
Representing the new generation of indie rock bands, Getrz have kicked off 2019 with the release of their new single, ‘Bite’. The band are certainly causing a stir right now, with 7 incredible singles and an EP under their belt, a headline UK tour next month and massive support from This Feeling. If This Feeling… Read More Getrz – ‘Bite’
We know something good when we see it: Sheffield indie synth-pop outfit The Seamonsters were scouted for our Class of 2019 – already, they’ve been the trailblazers, plunging straight into the new year with their latest single, ‘Blue Movie Baby’. The Seamonsters’ conviction in their own individuality bleeds into their signature sound. Their vibrancy gives… Read More The Seamonsters enter 2019 with new single ‘Blue Movie Baby’
You don’t know, what I’m looking for’, the chorus of Loyle Carner’s latest single croons into my ear. Well actually, the thing I’m looking for is to magically become cool enough to be listening to this track! There’s something to be said about songs that relish in their simplicity. Even legendary Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett… Read More Loyle Carner returns with effortlessly cool new single ‘You Don’t Know’
Another Sky is quite right for a band whose skies are rosy with nostalgia from another day, another memory. The London four-piece return with their latest single ‘Apple Tree’, a masterful work in atmospherics and emotion: in part uplifting, cushioned by jangling guitars; in part sombre, as Another Sky step back and wrap themselves in… Read More Another Sky share rosy new single ‘Apple Tree’
They’re back and it’s out in April. Details have emerged on The Drums 5th album set to be out April 5th. This will be the follow up to ‘Abysmal Thoughts’ which came out in 2017. The band will be heading out on a North American tour in April and May in support of ‘Brutalism’. Pre-order… Read More The Drums are set to release 5th album ‘BRUTALISM’
It’s nearly 6 years since I last saw Kieran Daly perform, then as lead singer of Born Native, playing alongside fellow locals Go Tell The Mayor, Jungle Doctors and We Are Tombola at one of the last gigs at Kingston’s The Peel. All those bands have now gone the way of The Peel, although their… Read More Live Review: Kieran Daly: The Water Rats
2019 marks the fifth year of the iconic War Child Brits Week. In support of the charity, War Child, an A-list of exciting current artists leave the arenas & take to much smaller stages. The War Child have shows have always had an impressive line up and 2019 shows a continuation of such. From 11th… Read More Intimate War Child Brits Week shows announced. Featuring The 1975, Jake Bugg, Enter Shikari & more!