Genocide upon genesis

Music festivals were once thought to be the place to see the next pioneers of rock n’ roll, to immerse yourself within the next heathens of the band genre. The Reading & Leeds recently announced line-up, frankly, reflects a fourteen-year old’s Soundcloud playlist which begs the question whether there is a decline in bands within the modern music industry.  If you simply looked upon the first slither of what is known as the… Read More Genocide upon genesis

Souvlaki at 25: The Unsung Hero of the Nineties

It’s been 25 years since Thames Valley shoegazers, Slowdive, dropped their ground-breaking sophomore album; Souvlaki. Released by Creation records in the spring of 1993, the bittersweet and dreamlike masterpiece had mixed reactions from the music press upon its arrival. But its ethereal and cutting-edge sound has aged like fine wine, proving that Slowdive were very… Read More Souvlaki at 25: The Unsung Hero of the Nineties

Album Review – Arctic Monkeys, ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’

Five years ago, Arctic Monkeys released arguably the perfect 21st Century rock album. Killer indie-rock riffs crossed with R ‘n’ B inspired beats, it gave a new perspective on guitar music and cemented their place in Rock and Roll history. Five years on, Arctic Monkeys couldn’t be further away from the guitar anthems of AM… Read More Album Review – Arctic Monkeys, ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’

Nova One perfects the 60’s style lofi pop hybrid with “Your Girl”

Meet Nova One, the Rhode Island capital based musician challenging gender identity and youth amongst other themes through dreamy pop instrumentals and heartfelt vocals. After hearing Your Girl some late hours into the morning senselessly browsing the depths of obscure music channels I found myself in love with the echoing drums bleeding into reverb-soaked guitar… Read More Nova One perfects the 60’s style lofi pop hybrid with “Your Girl”