2021 IN REVIEW: Bitter Sweet Symphonies’ Tracks of the Year

Songs tell stories, sometimes these stories have the power to change perspectives, or maybe even inspire change to happen, or at the very least, they can inform and entertain. Opening our eyes to other ways of thinking, other ways of being, enlightening alternate paths to the ones we might currently be taking, but then again, […]


In Conversation with… THE EARLY MORNINGS

Hailing from Manchester and now South London-based, The Early Mornings are an up-and-coming band with very clear ideas which they’re keen to put into practice. We got a first taste of that with their recent self-released EP, Unnecessary Creation, a record with a provocative title and enough ambition to bounce between different genres and suggestions, […]

In Conversation with… KAHLLA

In Conversation with… HUMAN NOISE

In Conversation with… ULTRACRUSH


LIVE REVIEW: King Charles at Deaf Institute, Manchester

At this point in late October, in 2021, the Deaf Institute has been reopen for a number of months after a grueling year of uncertainty. Standing resilient after a near closure, not just due to a global pandemic, but a change of hands in ownership. The venue, more than ever, stands as a beacon of […]

LIVE REVIEW: Do Nothing + Folly Group + Plastic Estate at Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

MUSORELIEF: A Bitter Sweet Symphonies Online Festival

LIVE REVIEW: IDER + Art School Girlfriend at Band on the Wall, Manchester


TRACK BY TRACK // Broken Hands – ‘Split in Two’

It is often dubbed the “difficult” second album, in most cases this statement duly proves to be mere superstition or rather an unfortunate belief in the folklore of artistic stagnation, while the creation of Broken Hands’ sophomore record was fairly straight-forward on the surface, its arrival into the world has been far from it. A […]


2021 IN REVIEW: Bitter Sweet Symphonies’ Albums of the Year

It has been a big year for the album, pivotal, you might even say. World records have been set, historic numbers have been sold and creativity has been high. Not only have we experienced new works from some of the globe’s most prevalent stars (including Adele, ABBA, Billie Eilish and Coldplay) but there has been […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Natalie McCool – ‘Memory Girl’

ALBUM REVIEW: Spud Cannon – ‘Good Kids Make Bad Apples’

ALBUM REVIEW: Chloe Foy – ‘Where Shall We Begin’

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