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‘Blue Weekend’ by Wolf Alice- A Treasure Chest of Musical Gems

‘Blue Weekend’ by Wolf Alice- A Treasure Chest of Musical Gems

Heidi Flood June 27, 2021 0

For a band that reached number 2 with their last album ‘Visions of a Life’ which debuted in 2017 and saw them play countless shows including the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, they had a

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Big Paul Ferguson – ‘Virtual Control’ – “Killing Joke drummer brings thoughts and impelling grooves”

Big Paul Ferguson – ‘Virtual Control’ – “Killing Joke drummer brings thoughts and impelling grooves”

Ross McGibbon June 25, 2021 0

CLEO RECORDS      25th June 2021 Big Paul Ferguson co-founded post-punk massive noise-mongers, Killing Joke. His part in their industrial levels of sonic attack was huge tribal drumming, which stood its ground amidst Geordie’s guitar onslaught and

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‘All The Colours Of You’ by James- A Metaphorical Masterpiece

‘All The Colours Of You’ by James- A Metaphorical Masterpiece

Heidi Flood June 4, 2021 0

James’ 16th studio album ‘All The Colours of You’ is like a piece of artwork in audible form. The band which have seen a 39 year career in the industry have demonstrated how you

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Tokky Horror – ‘I Found The Answers And Now I Want More’ – Explosive energy and attack

Tokky Horror – ‘I Found The Answers And Now I Want More’ – Explosive energy and attack

Ross McGibbon May 18, 2021 0

ALCOPOP! RECORDS     21st May 2021 Its only five songs but you couldn’t handle any more. An album might make your head explode. Despite being recorded virtually, the energy attack of this EP is as if

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Squid – ‘BRIGHT GREEN FIELD’ – jerking and dancing in all directions at once

Squid – ‘BRIGHT GREEN FIELD’ – jerking and dancing in all directions at once

Ross McGibbon May 7, 2021 0

WARP RECORDS 7th MAY 2021 A terrific mash-up of influences, ideas and styles, resulting in a refreshingly new album. Despite the pervasive influence of Spotify, this needs to be experienced as a whole, to

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‘Beautiful Beaches’ by James- an upbeat, compelling sound

‘Beautiful Beaches’ by James- an upbeat, compelling sound

Heidi Flood April 27, 2021 0

From James’ 16th studio album ‘All Of The Colours Of You’, the band have released ‘Beautiful Beaches’. The song was written by lead singer Tim Booth as a commentary on climate change migration and

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Steve Von Till – “A Deep Voiceless Wilderness” & “Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems” – peaceful pondering from the Neurosis frontman

Steve Von Till – “A Deep Voiceless Wilderness” & “Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems” – peaceful pondering from the Neurosis frontman

Ross McGibbon April 18, 2021 0

NEUROT RECORDINGS      30 April 2021 Steve Von Till is better known for his work with Neurosis but has released quietly psychedelic music as Harvestman for some time now and this project, too, is very different

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Wolf Alice announce upcoming third album ‘Blue Weekend’/2022 UK and Ireland tour

Wolf Alice announce upcoming third album ‘Blue Weekend’/2022 UK and Ireland tour

Heidi Flood March 25, 2021 0

Set to be released on 11th June 2021, ‘Blue Weekend’ follows an amass of success for the band Wolf Alice, with them having won the Hyundai Mercury Prize in 2018 as well as a

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Melvins – “WORKING WITH GOD” –  Alternately hilarious and bone-breakingly heavy

Melvins – “WORKING WITH GOD” – Alternately hilarious and bone-breakingly heavy

Ross McGibbon February 21, 2021 0

IPECAC RECORDINGS February 26th 2021 Alternately hilarious and bone-breakingly heavy, this is a joy. Opening on a mutated cover of The Beach Boys’ ‘I Get Around’, the Melvins substitute every possible verb, noun and

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The Hold Steady – “Open Door Policy” – fulfilling all their promise so far

The Hold Steady – “Open Door Policy” – fulfilling all their promise so far

Ross McGibbon February 15, 2021 0

THIRTY TIGERS 19th Feb, 2021 I’m going to swim upstream and say that The Hold Steady have been getting better. Critical acclaim seems to have reduced since the early releases but the new six

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