Tag: punk

LIVE: Slaves @ The Cluny, Newcastle,11.05.2015

Rating: In support of their upcoming album ‘Are You Satisfied?’, Kent duo Slaves are currently taking their unique brand of snarling punk fury around to sold out venues across the country. After a triumphant two nights selling out London’s Scala,…

ALBUM: Downtown Boys – ‘Full Communism’

I made a typo. I put Downton Boys into Google rather than Downtown. It came up with an article by Woman Magazine about the “dashing hunks of Downton Abbey”. It’s quite the read, but I could have done without seeing…

LIVE: Slaves – Scala, London 06.05.15

“Our band name relates to people not being in control of their day to day lives. Slaves was our way of getting off the paths we didn’t want to walk down anymore. The music we make is motivational and aimed at…

Tom Vek LIVE @ The Haunt, Brighton 07.10.14

Rating: There has always been something paradoxical about Tom Vek, something quietly contrary. Coming out of nowhere with his first album We Have Sound in 2005, his uncompromising and assuredly wry style set him apart and found him adorning the…

Album Review: Ryan Adams ‘1984’

Rating: With such a long and productive career, it’s not surprising that Ryan Adams has done the whole reverential thing once or twice, in 2010 ‘Orion’ saw him turn away from softly-softly alt country all the way to sci-fi metal. This…