Author Archives: Kate Crudgington

About Kate Crudgington

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

EP: Demons Of Ruby Mae ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’

Rating: The Boy Who Cried Wolf is the debut EP from up-and-coming Leicester two-piece Demons Of Ruby Mae. Jonny Gavin and Adam Rowley have put together five haunting tracks that evoke complex emotional reactions in a subtle, minimalist way. This approach…

NEW TRACK: Adam Cleaver – ‘Man Or Beast’

London singer-songwriter Adam Cleaver is due to release his EP Man Or Beast this month. The title track has recently been released as a single ahead of the EP, and is accompanied by a beautifully shot and masterfully edited new video….

INTERVIEW: John McCullagh & The Escorts

John Lennon McCullagh was spotted when he was just 15 by Alan McGee, who made him the first act to be signed to his 369 Music record label. Kate Crudgington caught up with John ahead of his band’s appearance at this month’s ‘Gigslutz Presents…’ night…

ALBUM: Beach House ‘Depression Cherry’

Rating: Depression Cherry is the fifth full-length album from established alternative Baltimore duo Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally – aka Beach House. The pair state that “Depression Cherry is a colour, a place, a feeling, an energy” – something which is…

ALBUM: Brother & Bones ‘Brother & Bones’

Rating: Brother & Bones is the debut self-titled album from the Cornwall based five-piece. The band have recently supported the likes of Ben Howard and Bastille on tour, alongside performing several headline shows. Recorded at East West Studios in Los…

ALBUM: Icicle ‘Theorems’

Rating: Theorems is the second album from Bulgarian-born Krassy Halatchev – aka Icicle. Now based in Montreal, The multi-talented artist returns with twelve pop-laced, alternative tracks on his new record with a sound described as “Simple Minds having a baby with…

ONES TO WATCH: Horse Party

If you were asked to name a UK hotspot for rock music, would you pick Bury St Edmunds? Well, you should. It’s where Horse Party hail from, and – without the ‘Washing Machine’ club night in this market town – Ellie…

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…

EP: Benjamin Mason ‘Skies Are Falling’

Rating: Pembrokeshire-based singer songwriter Benjamin Mason‘s new EP, Skies Are Falling, is the result of acute internal exploration, and external deliberations. The four tracks contemplate how “you can look back to move ahead”; whether you’re in the process of leaving a…