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.

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week, 30.08.13

Chris Karloff’s new project, Black Onassis, sees the former Kasabian member join forces with NYC musician, Nick Forde. Their new single, ‘Brain’, precedes the release of the debut album, ‘Desensitized’, and features the vocals of Cooper Temple Clauses’ Ben Gautrey….

Eight Rounds Rapid Release Double A-side: ‘Writeabout/Steve’

Recently receiving acclaim on BBC 6music from both Steve Lamacq and Gideon Coe, Southend’s rising stars, Eight Rounds Rapid, have just released their new double a-side single and vinyl debut – ‘Writeabout/Steve’. Having supported the inspirational Wilko Johnson on his…

The Cornerstones – ‘Stand In Line’ album review

‘Forget about the love we have found, forget about the movements you make’: ‘Drag Me Down’, the first track on The Cornerstones’ new album, is a song that reminds you of musical movements gone by. Their album, ‘Stand in Line,’…

Gigslutz interview with CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN

We have been more than taken recently at Gigslutz Towers by the emerging talent of Catfish & The Bottlemen. As well as getting the prestigious Gigslutz ‘track of the week’ they have also recently been Zane Lowe’s ‘hottest record in…

Gigslutz tracks of the week 23.08.13

Leeds quartet, Battle Lines’ latest offering seems to signal a slight change in direction from earlier this year when they had just changed their name from ‘Alvin Purple’. Comparing the bright, slightly funky Foals-esque ‘Trust’, it seems that Carly Humphries…