The first I heard of them was a straight up introduction to a live show at The Troubadour, London. They were as brilliant then as they are in studio form. ‘Wake in Fright’ sounds the same live as it is below, except for one important detail; at the live show, you get to witness the relentless raw energy … Continued
Keep sifting through the mediocre and, as with anything in life, hard work pays off; don’t give up and you’ll find what you were looking for. A breath of fresh alternative air was found in Black Honey. Great songs – well written, relevant songs. A tight and talented band, a superb and natural front woman with … Continued
These guys grabbed my attention within seconds. No explanation necessary. Exciting, new, only vaguely reminiscent of The Gossip, purely because of the lead vocal, and the fact that I read it some before I listened to them – damn media influence. (Although, is that why I listened?) Now is not the time for universe contemplation. This is … Continued
If you aren’t already familiar with them, allow me to introduce you – Alvvays are a Canadian indie-pop-rock band started by close friends Molly Rankin, Kerri MacLellan, and Alec O’Hanley. Influenced by all things indie (and a hint of Celine Dion, rumour has it) the band make melodically delightful and joyfully harmonious indie pop rock … Continued
It’s a dozen different situations, and you’re putting on the album ‘Ten’, and you know Eddie will deliver the right words, in the right way, to remind you just how futile your worries have been. It’s the real world put in the right perspective. There’s beauty when he sings; an unfiltered honesty that steals your attention … Continued
A real musician. A master of his art. The entire vibe of this album will set you up in a perfect mood for the rest of your night.
Heymoonshaker – a name you won’t forget in a hurry. An unexpected, entirely unique fusion of two completely different art forms – beatboxing, and raspy, raw, blues music. Heymoonshaker are Andy Balcon and Dave Crowe, each a musician in their own right, but as a duo – the pair form an unstoppable force that is … Continued