Lice release ‘Little John Waynes’ video. Watch here 📹:

Bristol band and Balley Records signees, Lice, have released a music video for their second single ‘Little John Waynes’ which will feature on their forthcoming ep ‘IT ALL WORKED OUT GREAT’. Last month the band announced that they are to release ‘It All Worked Out Great’. This will be a two-part ‘early years’ collection re-recorded…

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…

Sock release video for ‘Wot2Do’

Cardiff band, Sock have released the music for single ‘Wot2Do’. With the band’s debut album ‘Fresh Bits’ set to be released next month on Bubblewrap Collective, it sees them join a pocket of upcoming bands in Cardiff. Recorded by On Par Productions, the video is 4 minutes and 24 seconds long with the fruit theme featuring…

Manic Street Preachers – timeless classics with generational poignancy

Walking through Cardiff this Saturday bank holiday, there was a staggering atmosphere thick with pride. With Cardiff City shirts filling the pubs prior to the match the following day, the other emblem emblazoned across t-shirts was vintage Manic Street Preacher logos of merch old and new. The Manic Street Preachers are a band that far outgrow a…

Gengahr: The Globe, live gig review

On first listen to Gengahr’s second LP ‘Where Wilderness Grows’ back in March, it was evident that the quartet had evolved so eloquently and seemingly effortlessly since their debut album. WWG prevails is in its poignant amourous narratives whilst developing their already exclusive sound. For their first headline show in Wales, The Globe saw Gengahr’s full tour…

Ivory Wave hometown gig – Birmingham

Ivory Wave, a key band in the Birmingham music scene revival dubbed “the Madlands” took to the stage at the O2 Academy 3 in Birmingham for a sold-out show to their hometown crowd. The line-up was filled with local midlands talent opening with Mass house who despite the challenges of a crowd lacking in numbers…

Her’s: Gwdihw, Cardiff gig review

Amid exams and assignment deadlines, students and many fans alike congregated at Gwdihŵ in Cardiff on Thursday night to listen to the offering of Her’s. Hailing from quiet coastal towns, one being in the north west of England and the other being in Norway, the Liverpool-based duo Stephen Fitzpatrick and Audun Laading returned to Cardiff…

Blushes release stunning new single ‘Not A Chance’

Hailing from Aylesbury, Blushes are 4-piece who have dropped their summer-ready single ‘Not A Chance’. Since their 2017 EP ‘Private Viewing’, the band have received stamps of approval from the likes of BBC Introducing and NME. Written, recorded and mixed by the band themselves, the single is musically expansive with witty lyricism. Lead by the chorus,…

Boy Azooga share ‘Jerry’ an ode to a dog

Azooga, Azooga, Azooga 8th of June, just over a month until the debut album from the fast-rising Cardiff rockers Boy Azooga. Davey and co have released the dog inspired ‘Jerry’ and accompanying it is a video recorded at their local dog home. This is the latest track from 1,2 Kung Fu!, which follows previous releases Face Behind Her Cigarette…