Author Archives: Tom Dibb

NEWS: Futurama Festival announces 2021 return.

Legendary post-punk festival Futurama returns after a 40-year absence, with Peter Hook & The Light confirmed as the first headline act. During the late 70’s and early 80’s the Futurama festival was a hotbed for the latest up-and-coming post-punk acts….

INTERVIEW: Miles Kane (The Jaded Hearts Club)

There is perhaps no stronger line-up for a current super group than that of The Jaded Hearts Club. Comprised of lead vocalists Miles Kane (of The Last Shadow Puppets) and Nic Cester (of Jet), they’re joined by the all-star cast…

REVIEW: Heavy Salad – Cult Casual

Manchester based psych-rockers Heavy Salad release their debut LP, ‘Cult Casual’. Chocked full of surf-rock beats and overdriven guitar, ‘Cult Casual’ sucks you into its psychedelic vortex of wonderfully off-kilter pop music. Opening up the album is, ‘Death’. In stark…

NEWS: Faux Pas release alternate version of Gorilla Man

Manchester based grunge outfit release their latest single, ‘Gorilla Man’. A delicate and evocative track, the single is an eloquent exploration into frontman Ru Cowl’s love for his stepfather . Backing the vocals is a wonderfully heartfelt acoustic guitar, providing…

ALBUM: Courtney Marie Andrews – Old Flowers

Rating: Country-fuelled singer-song writer Courtney Marie Andrews follows up 2018’s, ‘May Your Kindness Remain’, with her latest release, ‘Old Flowers’. A truly emotive and moving album brimming with honesty and vulnerability. Opening up the album is, ‘Burlap String’, a slow…

NEWS: The Gigslutz Music Podcast Episode 2

We are proud to say the second episode of our podcast series is now live on both Spotify and SoundCloud. This week we talk to Murray Lightburn from Canadian-rockers The Dears. We talk about their latest record, ‘Lovers Rock’, how…

NEWS: Crass announce new EP ‘Normal Never Was’

Punk icons Crass have announced details of their latest EP, ‘Normal Never Was’. Featuring two remixes from their seminal 1978 album, ‘The Feeding of The Five Thousand’, with the profits going to charity refuge. Heading up the remixes are Richard…