Road To Sŵn Festival // LICE

Our path towards Sŵn Festival, the multi-venue festival that is going to take over the Cardiff music scene for the weekend of 18th, 19th and 20th October, touches base in neighbouring Bristol yet again, as I discuss musical oddities, the state of the post-punk scene and dark humour with Alastair Shuttleworth, vocalist for self-described satirical […]


ORIGINS // Awaken to the Mesmerising World of Caoilfhionn Rose

Manchester artist Caoilfhionn Rose unveiled her debut album Awaken on the 12th of October, 2018. Respected label Gondwana Records has the privilege of releasing the work, after a couple of years in development the collaboration finally reached its fruition when Rose and Gondwana’s Matthew Halsall connected in the studio. They were introduced serendipitously, Rose’s father […]

Curated Playlists Exclusives

Emotional Journeying: A Playlist of Sentiment by The Kite String Tangle

Working under the stage name The Kite String Tangle, Australian singer and producer Danny Harley creates music evocatively charmed in sensuality and sentiment. Telling stories of alluring personality and endearing intimacy, Harley forms soundscapes of intricately layered orchestration and vibrant electro-pop, leading to his most recent body of work—In A Desperate Moment—which breaks new ground. Exploring […]


TRACK BY TRACK // Amber Run – ‘Acoustic EP’

Amber Run has never been a band that rests on its laurels. Compelling and emotive, their recently released Acoustic EP delivers four unique sensations through a collection of original material, and alternate renditions of other artists’ music. The undressed adaptations are, at once, precise, spellbinding, and affecting. Revealing a tenderness and wholeheartedness that can have […]


Beautifully Unconventional: Wolf Alice Finds New Resonance on ‘Visions Of A Life’

Bitter Sweet Symphonies’ Zoe Peck speaks to Wolf Alice lead guitarist Joff Oddie, ahead of the release of much anticipated second album ‘Visions Of A Life.’ Conceived in the silence succeeding a two-year world tour, the album is the alt-rockers’ answer to their hugely successful 2015 debut album – ‘My Love Is Cool’ which reached #2 […]