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INTERVIEW: John McCullagh and The Escorts

Day 2 of Bingley Music Live, and after some technical issues involving a Dictaphone and some steep, concrete steps – Gigslutz sat down for a quick chat with John McCullagh and one of his Escorts to talk poetry, Dylan and…

Listen: Aphex Twin debuts first track in 13 years

Aphex Twin has shared a new song off his forthcoming LP ‘Syro’. The track entitled ‘minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]’ is sure to gain the interest of all Richard D. James fans who are eagerly awaiting the release of his…

Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014: Gigslutz Predictions

With the shortlist for acts nominated for this years Barclaycard Mercury Prize due to be announced on Wednesday 10th September 2014, we thought we’d throw our two cents in and name who we believe is likely to be included on…

Best of YouTube: Kim Gordon

“I wanna know the exact dimensions of hell”, Kim Gordon sang on Sonic Youth’s 1988 album Daydream Nation. Visual artist, musician, fashion icon and inspiration for generations of teenage girls, there’s plenty to say about the no wave queen, so…

ALBUM REVIEW: The Kooks ‘Listen’

Rating: Listen up because Brighton boys The Kooks are back in town and by the sounds of their latest release, they’re here to stay. Even though the world had grown tired of The Kooks’ feel-good pop anthems by 2011’s release…

ALBUM REVIEW: Interpol – ‘El Pintor’

Rating: In recent years, I’ve come to regard Interpol with a similar affection to how you might feel about an ex who you no longer fancy but still retain some very fond memories of. Back in 2002, Turn on the…

Royal Blood LIVE @ New Slang, Kingston 28.08.14

Rating: I last saw Royal Blood on the John Peel stage at Glastonbury. They were a stand-out highlight of the festival, putting on one of the most exciting sets of the weekend… In the past two months, their success has…

Singles Reviews: Released 01.09.14

The Singles Reviews give the Gigslutz writers an opportunity to listen to songs that wouldn’t usually pop up on their iPod, no matter how many times they shuffled. Sometimes they’re pleasantly surprised by a track by an artist they’d usually…

INTERVIEW: JAWS

JAWS are Connor Schofield (vocals/guitar), Alex Hudson (guitar), Jake Cooper (bass) and Ed Geach (drums). Over the past 2 years the chilled-out summery Birmingham 4-piece have being treating us with singles such as ‘Stay In’ and ‘Gold’ and have found…