Author Archives: Kate Crudgington

About Kate Crudgington

Assistant Editor for Gigslutz (2015-2017) Now Co-Founder, Co-Host & Features Editor for @getinherears

ONE TO WATCH: Wrenne

Wrenne is a girl with guts and a delicate, yet dominant, voice. She moved from Utah to London at the age of twenty two in order to pursue her musical ambitions, armed with a modest $300, and a single phone…

ALBUM: Holy Holy ‘When The Storms Would Come’

Rating: If you’re a fan of Semisonic or The Boxer Rebellion, you need to open your ears to the sound of the incredible Holy Holy. Following the success of their EP, The Pacific, the Australian band are due to release their…

EP: Sweet White ‘Monet’

Rating: Aberdeen band Sweet White‘s debut EP Monet shares its name with one of the world’s most revered French impressionist painters – but don’t let this intimidate you. If Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ and numerous other master-pieces are the inspiration behind…

AN OPEN LETTER TO: Taylor Swift’s Critics

To the numerous, and misguided critics of Taylor Swift, It must be exhausting pretending not to like the most likeable pop star on the planet. Why not take a break, suck out the ‘Bad Blood’, and accept Taylor Swift is…

LIVE: Broken Hands @ Rough Trade East, 05.10.15

The autumn rain was lashing down on the dark streets of London last night, but amongst the rows of records in Rough Trade East, the dreary weather went unnoticed. Groups of fans had gathered at the store to be soaked…

ONE TO WATCH: Suzie Stapleton

Suzie Stapleton is a London-based songwriter who creates captivating blues-style rock with her moody vocals and passionate guitar playing. She recently made the bold move from Melbourne to England’s capital to work on her full length, debut album; due to…

LIVE: RATBOY @ Rayleigh Mill, Essex 03.10.15

Since The Only Way Is Essex made its television debut in 2010, Essex has struggled to form a reputation which stretches beyond a tonne of fake tan, bleached gnashers, and unnecessary gems on genitalia. Fortunately, on Saturday night at Rayleigh Mill…

ALBUM: The Garden ‘Haha’

Rating: Established in 2011 by fraternal twins Wyatt and Fletcher Shears, The Garden are a “conceptual punk band” based in Orange County, California. On their website, the duo state their sound “consistently defies categorization” and that they “continue to break…