Stephen Jones Babybird live at the 100 Club November 2019

GOOD GOOD NIGHT – Babybird Live And Hilarious At London’s 100 Club

A first proper album in 21 years, deserves a proper tour and so EP’s Matt Catchpole (Words) and Sam Wells (Pictures) find themselves in…

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Parker Longbough – ‘Green and Gold/Drink the Hemlock’

Parker Longbough is the recording nom de plume of Anchorage Alaska musical artist, Matthew Witthoeft. His latest album – his fourth – is set for release on November 22, while new single, ‘Avalanche Beacon’, comes out on October 11.

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SHEFFIELD STEEL – Richard Hawley Puts Pedal To The Metal On New Album ‘Further’

Ever since his Mercury Music Prize nominated Coles Corner, Richard Hawley has become known for beautifully crafted songs as warm and comfortable as old…

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‘The History of Rock (For Big Fans And Little Punks)’ – A Rock History For Music Lovers Of All Ages

‘The History Of Rock (For Big Fans And Little Punks)’ is a comprehensive guide to rock music, written by Rita Nabais and illustrated by Joana Raimundo. The pair put together the book in their native Portugal, and it’s the most complete book of rock for kids, and has something for every age.

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Anthony Maragni Releases New Single ‘Lost Faith’ From Album ‘Obliteration City’

Anthony Maragni released his album ‘Obliteration City’ only a few months ago, but already the attention is being drawn to his single, ‘Lost Faith’, which Anthony cites as being influenced by a mix of genres, but in particular, jazz and rock.

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UNDERCLASS WARRIORS – West Riding Redskins Salient Braves Scalp Brexit Britain On Acerbic Debut LP

Anyone familiar with the work of Matt Bailey‘s Salient Braves will know what to expect from this their debut crowdfunded LP. Bailey’s sardonic, often…

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DAZE RUN AWAY – Frontman Guy Chadwick Gives The Inside Story On The House of Love Ahead Of Their Headlining Show At Indie Daze 4

Singer-songwriter Guy Chadwick and his guitar hero sidekick Terry Bickers were being mentioned in the same breath as The Smiths creative partnership of Morrissey and Johnny Marr.

Yet just as they were at the apogee of their powers, it all started to go wrong.

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NEW THRILLS – The Primitives Release Four-Track 10″ Single Follow-Up To 2014’s Spin-O-Rama Album

The Primitives are back with their first new music since 2014 album Spin-O-Rama. Now signed to Madrid-based Elefant Records, the band have been riding a wave…

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WAR ON CAN’T – Mark Nevin Takes On The Naysayers On Fifth Solo Album My Unfashionable Opinion

It may have escaped your notice in this competitive age of downloads and streaming, but Mark Nevin has quietly been amassing a considerable canon…

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PUNCHING ABOVE HIS WEIGHT – Mark Nevin On Bowie, Morrissey And Finding His Voice As A Solo Artist

It’s not often you get to talk to someone who’s had a number one single and double platinum album, had a song covered by David…

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THE HEART OF THE RE-UNION – The Primitives On Getting Back Together, 1980s Nostalgia And What It’s Like to Have Morrissey Wearing Your T-Shirts

Blending ‘sixties bubblegum pop with punk guitars and indie attitude, the Primitives Crash-ed their way into the charts and many a schoolkids’s hearts in the mid-1980s.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Cecilia G

London-based Italian singer songwriter Cecilia G gives us her Essential Weekly Playlist. It will probably change tomorrow, and was quite different yesterday. We hope you enjoy it!

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HOT FUZZ – Buzz Saw Guitars Meet Hip Hop Rhythms On New Inconsistent Jukebox Release

A genre-defying collage of electro beats, distorted guitar, jaw’s harp and seductive almost spoken-word vocals, it’s fair to say Bold Ego Fledgling is not your average single release.

The product of the imagination of Barry Snaith, alias The Inconsistent Jukebox, it features contributions from artists all over the globe.

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New Salient Braves EP - They Must Have Seen Me Coming

NORTHERN SOULS – Barnsley’s Salient Braves Kick Up The ’80s On New Five-Track EP

Salient Braves’ shambling sound is shot through with nostalgia, reviving the spirit of the ’80s for the social media generation.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Peppermint Heaven

This week’s Essential Playlist comes from 80s tinged electronica outfit, Peppermint Heaven. Their latest album, ‘Precious Things’, came out in January.

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NEW WAVES OF HOPE FOR GUITAR MUSIC? – The Big Sound of the Microdance

Review of debut album The New Waves of Hope by The Microdance

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