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Vote For Pedro – Why Band Competitions Don’t Work

When hiring builders to build a house, you wouldn’t expect to vote on which builder should lay the bricks; you’d expect the brick layers...

Politics & Guitars – Why Music Doesn’t Stick It To The...

Once upon a time, musicians used to bring people together to protest, to take a socially conscious stance and ultimately try and change the...

A Genuine Freakshow | Interview

With their excellent debut album recently released, we catch up with Simon from A Genuine Freakshow, purveyors of the finest post-folk, at their Bristol...

Chapel Club – ‘All The Eastern Girls’ | Single Review

Chapel Club follow up their appearance on the NME’s new band tour by releasing their third single of the year. Their lack of seeming...

Carl Barat – ‘Run With The Boys’ | Single Review

“I love her face/and I love her name… I’ve made up my mind/I’ve slippin’ away/I’ve got this new girl down in Harringay”, goes the...

Stroke Your Beard | Interview

We may love the dirt, the grime of London, the capital's villains and naughty paths but at times we crave a virtuous bliss, to slip away from the seething, hard-pressed streets. Buried deep within London's musky metropolis are a group of musicians cradling acoustic guitars waiting to escort you to your city rapture. They're part of London's most exciting new night, Stroke Your Beard, commanding folk and thrill. With Somerset's own Ali Warren at the helm; he's got ready-to-roll grass, a roster of deadly talent and an intoxicating passion for all things folk; Stroke Your Beard cogent flavour cannot be ignored.

Offset Festival | Live Review

I didn’t think I was out of touch with general fashions or trends, even if I don’t partake in them myself, I like to...

Aeon Festival | Live Review

The South West is ultimate festival territory if ever there was one. During the winter throbbing sounds of free parties break the Cornish/Devon/Somerset country...

Tubelord – Tezcatlipoca | EP Review

In a typically Tubelord-esque way, the new EP, Tezcatlipoca, arrives in the post and I immediately wonder why the packaging is about six times...

Indigo Earth

The soul of music can be a furrowing task to uncover, the vital breath that inspissates a band’s actuality. Soul-ravenous and philosophically-fucked we wanted...

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