Author Archives: Tom Dibb

EP: Interpol – ‘A Fine Mess’

Rating: American Guitar rock group Interpol return with their latest EP A Fine Mess. A collection of 5 tracks which highlight the trademark snarl of the bands guitar tones. Interpol have been a present within the Alternative Rock scene since…

ALBUM: Peter Doherty and the Puta Madres

Rating: Peter Doherty releases his new album with latest outfit the Puta Madres. Taking a softer sound approach than with his previous bands, Doherty still maintains his distinctly ramshackle styling whilst demonstrating a clear blending on genre. Peter Doherty has…

LIVE: Suede – O2 Academy Leeds – 24.04.2019

Rating: Brit-Pop icons Suede take their Blue Hour tour to Leeds O2 Academy. Blending their greatest hits, modern releases and some lesser seen gems, the show wonderfully highlighted the bands strength within the modern musical landscape. As the set opened,…

Kendal Calling announces 2019 line-up

The Lake District’s own Kendal Calling has announced its four-day line-up, in what is a stellar weekend of music for all tastes. The Courteeners will grace the main stage, and will be joined in the headline slot by the newly re-formed Doves…

EP: Johanna Glaza – ‘Albion’

Lithuanian born singer-songwriter Johanna Glaza follows the release of her debut album with her newest EP Albion. A cold and frightening exploration into the psyche of the writer. Opening with titular ‘Albion’, it is an eight-minute epic driven by the…

EP: Equador ‘Tribal War’

Rating: Power-pop duo Equador (Bo Bruce and Henry Binns) follow up their debut album Bones of Man with their newest EP Tribal War. Combining alternative-pop tones with dark and ambient synth, it creates a unique blend of styles throughout the…

ALBUM: J.R. Harbidge – ‘The First Ray Of Light’

Rating: Releasing an acoustic album in 2018 is something of a brave choice.  Despite being involved in a field dominated almost exclusively with dance tracks and pop-rock groups, J.R Harbidge, and his debut record First Ray of Light, sets out to prove this…

ALBUM: Suede – ‘The Blue Hour’

Rating: Suede delivers the third instalment in their string of comeback records The Blue Hour, transporting the listener into a place Brett Anderson has called “suedeworld” – a place in which lyricism is key.  Suede has never been afraid to manipulate conventional genres…