Author Archives: Kate Crudgington

About Kate Crudgington

Assistant Editor for Gigslutz (2015-2017) Now Co-Founder, Co-Host & Features Editor for @getinherears

LIVE: Broken Hands @ Rough Trade East, 05.10.15

The autumn rain was lashing down on the dark streets of London last night, but amongst the rows of records in Rough Trade East, the dreary weather went unnoticed. Groups of fans had gathered at the store to be soaked…

ONE TO WATCH: Suzie Stapleton

Suzie Stapleton is a London-based songwriter who creates captivating blues-style rock with her moody vocals and passionate guitar playing. She recently made the bold move from Melbourne to England’s capital to work on her full length, debut album; due to…

LIVE: RATBOY @ Rayleigh Mill, Essex 03.10.15

Since The Only Way Is Essex made its television debut in 2010, Essex has struggled to form a reputation which stretches beyond a tonne of fake tan, bleached gnashers, and unnecessary gems on genitalia. Fortunately, on Saturday night at Rayleigh Mill…

ALBUM: The Garden ‘Haha’

Rating: Established in 2011 by fraternal twins Wyatt and Fletcher Shears, The Garden are a “conceptual punk band” based in Orange County, California. On their website, the duo state their sound “consistently defies categorization” and that they “continue to break…

INTERVIEW: Dog In The Snow

Dog In The Snow is the moniker of Brighton-based Helen Ganya Brown, accompanied by friend, musician and visual artist Eva Bowan. The band experiments with existential-driven lyrics and layers of off-kilter sounds to create a peripatetic musical landscape. Their debut EP Uncanny Valley is…

ALBUM: Broken Hands ‘Turbulence’

Turbulence is the debut album from Canterbury 5-piece Broken Hands. Together, Dale Norton, Jamie Darby, Thomas Ford, Callum Norton, and David Hardstone create rock music with space and psychedelic infusions. The band are growing in popularity thanks to their atmospheric,…

ALBUM: Editors ‘In Dream’

Rating: To be an editor is to be precise, accurate, and selective; delivering a polished result at the end of a project. This is what English rock/alternative band Editors have been accomplishing since their formation in 2002 – and with…

ALBUM: Chvrches ‘Every Open Eye’

Rating: Iain Cook, Martin Doherty and Lauren Mayberry – aka Chvrches – became known for their clean, electronic sound when they released their debut album The Bones Of What You Believe in 2013. This week, the Scottish trio are back…