Reviews

REVIEW: Brand New Friend – A Cure For Living

Rating: Northern Irish alt-rockers Brand New Friend follow up their debut LP, ‘Seatbelts for Aeroplanes’ with their latest EP, ‘A Cure for Living’. 7 tracks packed with youthful exuberance and frantic punk-rock energy. The EP starts as it means to…

LIVE: The Vandalis – Fuel Bar

Rating: Fresh-faced Mancunian rockers The Vandalis headline the Fuel Bar, with support for the night coming from some of Manchester’s promising punk acts. Opening the night was dream-hazed indie group Martini Police. Despite obvious nerves that come with one’s first…

REVIEW: Peter Green – The End Of The Game re-release

REVIEW: Peter Green – The End Of The Game re-release

50 years ago Peter Green released his first solo album within little time of him leaving behind what was at the time a bestselling group Fleetwood Mac. Esoteric Recordings have remastered and expanded The End Of The Game essaying this…

REVIEW: Hanging Stars - A New Kind Of Sky

REVIEW: Hanging Stars – A New Kind Of Sky

With a mixture of folk, country and psychedelia Hanging Stars return with a formidable long player that shimmers and shines on Crimson Crow records. Consisting of songwriter, singer and guitarist Richard Olson, Sam Ferman on bass, Paulie Cobra on drums,…

Review: Blossoms Take Over Rough Trade East

Written by Thomas Muckian Following the release of their third studio album, Stockport’s very own Blossoms returned to Rough Trade East debuting a whole host of tunes from the LP. Stepping into the store, the atmosphere inside seemed fairly subdued;…

This Feeling Track of the Day: Spyres ‘Fake ID’

Photo: Mockit Music precocious, ferocious punk pop 4-piece fast emerging from a special Glasgow scene For fans of: Pixies, Wolf Alice, Elastica, The Big Moon, The Mysterines, The Van Ts Live: Feb 07 Glasgow Priory Bar 15 Southampton Joiners 18…

EP: Aisha Badru – ‘Transcendence’

Rating: New York’s own Aisha Badru releases her latest EP, ‘Transcendence’. A stripped back and elegant affair, the EP serves to shine a light on Badru’s frustrations with the modern world and tackles the issues surrounding the youth of today.  Perhaps the best encapsulation of…