Tag: nirvana

INTERVIEW: Chelou

We first caught the elusive, modest, and truly talented London songwriter Chelou in Brighton at The Great Escape Festival this year, and we were blown away by his intricate song-writing and precise sound (not to mention his ear-melting cover of Nirvana’s…

PLAYLIST: April 2017

Another month, another playlist! Summer is creeping ever closer, and we’re ready to embrace it with all these new tunes… PINS – ‘Dead Souls’ My favourite Joy Division song covered by one of my favourite bands. Manchester post-punks PINS released their…

Nirvana’s ‘Most-Played’ Chart Revealed By PPL

Although he may not have approved of us all fawning over his memory and pining for his return, on what would have been his 50th birthday, I’m sure Kurt Cobain would forgive us for obsessing over his music. Whether we’ve…

INTRODUCING INTERVIEW: FISH

If Ellie Rowsell from Wolf Alice is DJ-ing at your gig and Juliette from The Big Moon is ordering a drink at the bar; chances are you’re in a pretty solid band in one of the most exciting musical circles…

PLAYLIST: April 2016

An hour – give or take – of what Team Gigslutz love this month: Baauer, M.I.A, G-Dragon – ‘Temple’  Taken from the highly anticipated debut from Baauer, ‘Temple’ ia a high energy banger with Eastern influences and dance-inducing bass, featuring…

LIVE: Storms – The Lexington, Islington 26.10.15

London’s post-grunge band Storms have been stirring things up with an extending live reputation since their formation in 2013, but they’ve certainly taken 2015 as their year to be reckoned with. With a colossal set at the Isle Of Wight…

EP: My Cruel Goro ‘My Cruel Goro’

Rating: My Cruel Goro‘s eponymous debut EP is bursting with noisy, riff-laden, alternative-rock tracks that will make even the most reluctant fan start throwing themselves around like an angst-ridden teenager. The band hail from both Iceland and Italy, and formed…

FILM: Cobain: Montage of Heck

It’s 48 hours since I watched Brett Morgen’s latest documentary, Cobain: Montage of Heck, and for the most part I’m still trying to unpick what I think of it. There’s much to be said for any theatrical experience that does…

The Greatest Bootlegs Ever, Vol. 1

Ah, the bootleg. That hiterto unheard-of piece of arcane musicalia for millennials born into an age with torrents, Spotify and every other file-sharing platform that makes loving music so little hard work now. Back in the day, it was all…

ALBUM REVIEW: Pissed Jeans ‘Shallow’ Re-Issue

Rating: Ever been so angry you’ve wanted to scream until your lungs fall out? How about so angry that you feel like destroying anything and everything in your path, including that priceless Picasso you’ve seen hanging in the local museum?…