Author Archives: Tom Dibb

ALBUM: Kris Barras Band – ‘Light It Up’

Rating: With their latest release, rockers ‘Kris Barras Band’ aim to reinvigorate an old school rock ‘n’ roll sound. With their blending together of genres such as Country, blues and folk, they embody the spirit of American rock ‘n’ roll,…

NEWS: Ciara Vizzard Releases Latest Single ‘Is It Ok?’

Pop-toned singer-songwriter Ciara Vizzard releases her latest single ‘Is It Ok?’ An emotive track that refuses to shy away from its modern pop influences. Following on from her debut EP ‘Fearless’, Ciara Vizzard releases ‘Is It Ok?’ The track selects…

Brand New Friend share new single ‘The Letter A’

Rising Northern Irish indie-rockers Brand New Friend release latest single ‘The Letter A’. A track drenched in hard-guitars and a timeless rock and roll spirit. Coming off the back of 2018’s ‘Seatbelts for Aeroplanes’, Brand New Friend have unveiled their…

ALBUM: Emma Frank – ‘Come Back’

Rating: Brooklyn based singer songwriter Emma Frank releases her latest album ‘Come Back’. A warming and somewhat delectate exploration into Frank’s own isolation and heartbreak. The record firmly establishes its roots within the tender tones of avant-garde folk with leading…

LIVE: Bingley Weekender 2019

Rating: Review: Tom Dibb  Images: Jonathan Taylor Instagram: @jonathantaylorphotography  Despite the last-minute arrangement of the festival, Bingley Weekender sported one of the most varied line-ups of the festival season. Headlined by Brit-pop greats Ocean Colour Scene, Doves and James, the…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: Bingley Weekender 2019

Name: Bingley Weekender Where: Bradford and Bingley Sports Club, Wagon Lane, Bingley, West Yorkshire When: 30th August – 1st September Headliners: Ocean Colour Scene, Doves, James Also Featuring: IDLES, Tom Grennan, Echo and The Bunnymen, Billy Bragg, Miles Kane A…

ALBUM: River Nelson – ‘Power, Resilience and Joy’

Rating: American Hip-Hop artist River Nelson releases his fourth record ‘Power, Resilience and Joy’. A refreshing combination of old-school hip-hop beats with a  modern intensity and sensibility, it wonderfully crafts its deep-seeded narrative structure. From the name alone, it is…

LISTEN: Cub Sport release latest single ‘Video’

  Australian alt-pop group Cub Sport release latest single ‘Video’, a track in-keeping with the band’s electro-pop sound with the accompanying video pays a tongue-in-cheek homage to celebrities of the past. A slow-tempoed and somewhat understated track, it maintains the…

ALBUM: Gomez – ‘Liquid Skin – 20th Anniversary’

Rating: Indie-Rock outfit Gomez celebrate the 20th anniversary of platinum selling album Liquid Skin. Releasing a remastered edition of the record, it sounds as individual and against the grain today as when it was released 20 years ago. As the…