Reviews

Album: The Black Angels – ‘Death Song’

Some records act as time-signifiers, articulating the socio-politico-emoticomplex so deftly that they will be seen as para-psychic texts for millennia to come. The Black Angels‘ Death Song is one such objet d’art. With sonic sculpting from Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, The…

LIVE: October Drift @ Camden Monarch, 18.04.17

Recently Gigslutz sought a response to those perennial blowhards Kasabian’s ever-tiresome yawn-boast that they are the ‘saviours of guitar rock’, the response a unanimous ‘up yours’ to the ersatz-Northern clowns. To add to the list of alt-axe-gods to believe in…

EP: The Nyx – ‘The Nyx’

Originally forming in High Wycombe, The Nyx are a band who have without a doubt hit the ground running since their emergence. Fuelled with stellar riffs anda  fiery attitude, the band have been establishing themselves rapidly, gaining attention from the likes of…

LIVE: Jack Rocks 7 @ Sebright Arms, London 18.04.17

So, a Tuesday night in an East London basement venue packed with 7 bands playing Jack Daniel’s summer festival circuit, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. After seeing Bang Bang Romeo over last summer, it was clear that they were set for an even…

EP: Long Teeth – ‘Canned Laughter’

East London trio Long Teeth released their debut EP Canned Laughter via Drastic Decline Records on 20th of April, and If you’re a fan of acidic and witty “junk-food pop songs”, then this is a record you need to sink your gnashers in…

Tracks Of The Week, 21.04.17

A personal plea to her estranged brother, Caswell’s second single – ‘Brother’ – is hauntingly beautiful; the kind of track you feel bad enjoying, but in all its darkness is just so lovely. Amidst lines like “Brother, won’t you tell…