Author Archives: Luke Scanlan

Big In 2019 Interview: Lauran Hibberd

Lauran Hibberd’s brand of pop-punk is gaining a lot of attention due to her true-to-life lyrics and delicious riffs being impossible to resist. Already being tipped by Huw Stephens and BBC Introducing, she has already released some wonderfully memorable pop-punk…

LIVE: Our Girl @ The Garage, London 25.10.18

Our Girl’s sound is textured and disguises itself in an amalgamation of fog – made up of short burst of heavy guitar and back into slower, waltzing soul-rock. One way to describe their sound and their live presence is in…

ALBUM: The Ting Tings – ‘The Black Light’

Katie White and Jules De Martino, aka The Ting Tings, return under a new guise in their fourth studio album, The Black Light. Following up 2014’s disco-inspired Super Critical, the Salford duo have opted for a serious tone in this…

LISTEN UP: Breathless – Loveday

Due to the release of Loveday’s third single ‘Breathless’ (September 7 2018) an insight has been given into how ‘intimacy of a modern relationship and being obsessed with each other in the moment’ can effect music. This is definitely the…

INTERVIEW: Fizzy Blood

Before Fizzy Blood’s dizzying set at London’s Boston Music Rooms, Gigslutz had the chance to catch up with guitarist Paul Howells and bassist Ciaran Scanlon, to chat future album plans, not being pigeon-holed and….Tinder…. Gigslutz – Listening to your music,…

TRACK: Swearin’ – ‘Untitled (LA)’

If you are a fan of Moldy Peaches or Velvet Underground, this new one from Swearin’ is for you. Returning with their first album in five years, this early release smacks full of the carefree, DIY coolness that have defined…

TRACK: FIDLAR – ‘Are You High? (ft. The 90s)’

FIDLAR return with another 100mph tune that sounds like it has come straight from an unforgotten B-side to the American Pie soundtrack. Though not as marauding as ‘Alcohol’, the track released earlier this year, they instead toy with a punk-pop…