‘Six Great Albums You Probably Missed in 2018 (And Why You Definitely Should’ve Listened)’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) It’s December, and ‘List Season’ really is in full swing once again. In the year that Drake broke any and every streaming record on, well, record, we’ve enjoyed an absurd amount of great new music. But, as with anything nowadays, you can’t possibly listen to it all – no one… Read More ‘Six Great Albums You Probably Missed in 2018 (And Why You Definitely Should’ve Listened)’

Ulrika Spacek and the Male Gaze

Words by Nils Rehlinger Feature image courtesy of Ulrika Spacek   Repetitive and hypnotising, Ulrika Spacek is a five-piece London-based Indie-rock band who incorporate psych, avant-garde and stoner elements in a slumbery fashion. Their music is best describable through the metaphor of a loving family household: A supportive fatherly bass, triplet guitar children playfully harmonising,… Read More Ulrika Spacek and the Male Gaze

Album Review – Vince Staples, ‘FM!’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) Vince Staples is back on the block! The Long Beach rapper made a thunderbolt return to the spotlight this week with the surprise release of his third full-length album FM! It’s his first material offering since standalone single, ‘Get The F**k Off My Dick’, released earlier this year (Staples also… Read More Album Review – Vince Staples, ‘FM!’

EP REVIEW / INTERVIEW: Introducing Sheffield’s alternative emo-punks, Midnight Son

The debut, three-track release from Steel City emo’s, Midnight Son (Thomas Holland – lead vocals, Robert Leake – bass, Chris Leake – guitar, Charles Fitzgerald – guitar/vocals, Alex Pullen – drums), is a blistering, cutting-edge effort – jam-packed with a perfect balance of  punchy grit and dreamy tranquility that’ll leave you wanting more and more after every… Read More EP REVIEW / INTERVIEW: Introducing Sheffield’s alternative emo-punks, Midnight Son

New Single – Crewel Intentions, ‘Youth In Overload’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) Chilli Jesson’s Crewel Intentions have announced details of their debut track. The one-time Palma Violet has this week revealed new single ‘Youth In Overload’. It’s the first offering from Chilli’s cryptic new project. Already a household name with denizens South of the River, not much is known about the group… Read More New Single – Crewel Intentions, ‘Youth In Overload’

Album Review – IDLES, ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) IDLES have long been a divisive but unshakably important presence in the UK’s much maligned guitar scene; already a culture dish for the uninteresting, uninspired and at many times unlistenable. Eighteen months on from the release of lauded debut album, Brutalism, the Bristol five-piece are this week gearing up to… Read More Album Review – IDLES, ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’