It’s always admirable when songwriters push themselves to extremes when making records, such as Bon Iver who retreated to a cabin in the woods when recording their debut album, or Will Varley, whose second album was inspired by a walking tour of the UK. Will Whisson is no stranger to this; living in a campervan […]
It’s always incredibly exciting getting to see a band who are on the cusp of stardom. They’ve already reached greatness, and it’s plainly obvious that they’re bound for bigger stages, playing to bigger audiences.
Following on from last month’s excellent single ‘Johnny Pt. 2’, Basement Revolver are back with their second preview of their upcoming Agatha EP, ‘Tree Trunks’. It’s the opening track to the EP, and a grittier outing than its predecessor – with distorted guitars that hark back to tracks like ‘Lake, Steel, Oil’ from their self-titled […]
Calico hoods were headpieces worn by prisoners in the 1800’s that would cover the face, with only small eye-holes, a restrictive garment used to desensitise the wearer, rendering them unaware of their surroundings. Manchester songwriter James M Carson uses these coverings as a metaphor for how we evade our problems. As he puts it, “Out […]
Canadian shoegaze trio Basement Revolver broke onto the scene last year with their debut single ‘Johnny’, which primed them for success, racking up hundreds of thousands of Spotify plays. Here, they’ve surpassed it with their newest single and sequel song, ‘Johnny Pt. 2’.