It’s a cold Saturday night in Camden and I’m on my way to pub venue The Dublin Castle. From afar you can hear loud voices, smell the beer, and hear the laughter. The whole crowd is ready for a proper ska-punk party. Continue reading Live Review: Ska-Punk Party #2 – The Last Bastion Of The Ska-punk Era?
Reality and music, music and reality. Netflix’s newest musical release ‘Tick, Tick… BOOM!’ narrates the life of one who lived in the name of music and of his own dream. Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #22 – Tick, Tick… BOOM!
It’s been 50 years since the legendary English rock band Led Zeppelin released ‘IV’, an album which not only transformed the genre, but propelled the band to astronomical commercial success. Continue reading Black Dogs And Scottish Battles: Celebrating 50 Years of Led Zeppelin IV
‘Fallacy Actually’ was recorded at Pachyderm Studios outside of the band’s hometown with renowned indie-rock producer John Agnello (Kurt Vile, Dinosaur Jr., Mark Lanegan) during the pandemic and is the first song of a series to be released by the end of the next year. Continue reading Monday Mover #4: Night Moves – Fallacy Actually
Big Softy is a Leeds-based duo of Aidan Razzall and Tom Orrell, who have been working before on different projects. However, after years of collaboration the duo released their first song as a group under the name ‘Supercomputer’. Continue reading Monday Mover #3: Big Softy – Supercomputer
New York trap metal duo City Morgue, one of the most recognisable names in the underground scene and one of the leaders of contemporary heavy music, have just released their third album. Here’s our verdict… Continue reading Album of the Week 10.11.2021 – CITY MORGUE VOLUME 3: BOTTOM OF THE BARREL
Warp Records’ longest serving signing – Leeds-born George Evelyn, aka Nightmares On Wax – keeps the 90s alive and well with his ninth studio album. Thirty years into the game – since 1991’s ‘A Word Of Science’ – NOW proves again that he’s a production and experimentation wizard who’s mastered maturity and restraint. Continue reading Album of The Week 3.11.2021: Shout Out! To Freedom… by Nightmares On Wax
Words: Doug Phillips A restriction-free O2 Arena hosts the Gorillaz and a bustling roster of their friends for a joyous reunion of live music. This was the first full show at the O2 Arena since March 2020, although the night before, the band performed a free show for NHS workers. Gorillaz opens the vibrant, electric show in a familiar fashion, with the borderline deep cut, … Continue reading Gorillaz Live at The O2 Arena: A Joyous Reunion
From the United States, Life of Agony was one of the last bands promoted by the first Grunge movement at a time when Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains and Soundgarden were not yet seen as the rock music giants in the following years (often for the wrong reasons). Their 1993 debut, ‘River Runs Red’, was a typical example of the combination of speed and hardcore power and heavy melodies of the country’s contemporary alternative metal scene. Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #17 – Life of Agony: The Sound of Scars
What a beautiful week it’s been, it feels like everyone has been in a great mood the past few days, mainly because of the sun that has made many appearances this week. Some Vitamin D always gives us positive vibes, especially seeing as we spent most of our time indoors the past months. We are only ten days away from the reopening of pubs and … Continue reading New Music Friday 02/04/2021