British newcomer SHELLS was first introduced to us last summer through the breathtaking debut ‘Jagwar’, revealing a strong songwriting talent behind the outer moniker. Unvarnished and subtle, epic and bold, SHELLS’ work speaks of breaking through past habits by letting go, moving on and recovering from the trauma. Music like hers is a necessary listen, […]
On the release day of their new EP ‘Livin La Vida Bolton’, Jordan Allen embraces Manchester’s Albert Hall. The EP’s title is a nod to the rising rock and roll band’s humble hometown of Bolton. This evening’s sold out show supporting The Sherlocks is another milestone for the Jordan Allen journey, following the band’s commended […]
Our favourite Aussie troop broke their seal of silence late last year, offering up two shiny and equally brilliant musical tokens, in the disco-ball ready ‘SloMo’ and the catchy bop of ‘B-Side’. The latter is spiked with sunshine melodies and instant beachy hooks; a celebration of everything that makes the foursome great, and a delightful tease into […]
Brighton’s Loa Loa continue their stint to render their listeners further on-the-side of impaired hearing by bringing us another absolute clanger of raw guitar and cutting angst, this time though it’s personal. ‘Pyrrhic’ found life out of a real life encounter, one which the band can’t quite seem to live down or shake off.
In January 2016, Bombay Bicycle Club announced an indefinite hiatus after a decade of playing together. By this point frontman Jack Steadman was firmly absorbed in the world of electronica and heartbroken fans were assured that other members had various projects in the works. Toothless is bassist Ed Nash’s project and is the first to see […]