Author Archives: Mari Lane

About Mari Lane

Editor, London. Likes: Kathleen Hanna, 6Music, live music in the sunshine. Dislikes: Sexism, pineapples, the misuse of apostrophes.

Video Premiere: Mannequin Death Squad – ‘Van Gogh’

Following singles such as ‘Sick’ and ‘KYMS’, and having supported the likes of Slaves, Melbourne duo Mannequin Death Squad are back with another exhilarating offering and accompanying video. Taken from their debut mini-album, ‘Van Gogh’ is a perfect example of…

LIVE: Bleached and Dream Nails @ The Victoria, 20.06.17

Opening for LA band Bleached at The Victoria on this particularly sweaty Tuesday evening are Gigslutz favourites, ‘Feminist Punk Witches From Hell’ Dream Nails. At times like this, it’s more important than ever to have politically-charged bands, set on combining…

WATCH: Tokyo Taboo – ‘Emotional Suicide’

Following the release of their rampaging debut album earlier this year, politically charged London band Tokyo Taboo have now shared a new video. ‘Emotional Suicide’ oozes Tokyo Taboo’s trademark frenzied and fun-filled energy and driving force. Sparkling with their riotous…

Video Premiere: Sarah Jane Scouten – ‘Bang Bang’

Tw0 time Canadian Folk Award nominee, Sarah Jane Scouten has previously received UK support from BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Shropshire, and is now set to release her brand new full-length album. Taken from the album, new single ‘Bang…

Premiere: Tom Hale – ‘In The Night’

Having previously fronted indie-rockers ROOD, Barnsley-based songwriter Tom Hale has now decided to go solo and is set to release his new EP next month. Telling the story of a man who falls in love in his dreams, title track…

Video Premiere: Circe’s Diner – ‘Who Dares’

Having met whilst studying at BIMM, Bristol duo Rosina Buck and Bronte Shande – aka Circe’s Diner – are set to release their joy-filled new single tomorrow. ‘Who Dares’ flows with lilting, folk-inspired melodies alongside the duo’s smooth, honey-sweet vocals…

WATCH: Charmpit – ‘Free The Burbs’

Having received acclaim from the likes of Gideon Coe on BBC 6 Music, Californian punk popsters Charmpit are back with a brand new EP, set for release next month. Taken from the EP is the joyous ‘Free The Burbs’. Filled…

LIVE: Chris Shiflett @ The 100 Club, 13.06.17

What better way to spend a sweaty Tuesday night than by going to a legendary venue to see a pretty legendary musician. This is what I chose to do yesterday. An incredible privilege and rare opportunity to catch Chris Shiflett…