EP Review: Rory Gillanders – Waiting

Rory Gillanders is an alternative/indie/acoustic rock singer-songwriter and musician from Dublin, Ireland who cites his influences as Noel Gallagher, Springsteen, Dylan and Ryan Adams. Today I’ll be reviewing his EP ‘Waiting’ which was released November 2nd 2018, accompanying him on the EP is Stephen Gillanders on piano and Sam Thomas on percussion (he also produced … Continue reading EP Review: Rory Gillanders – Waiting

Single Review:  Offline – Seasons

Offline are a four piece Indie/Alt Band from Aberdeen made up of Dean Walker on Vocals/Guitar, Fraser Gow on Guitar, Ryan Whitmore on Bass and Daniel McDonald on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Seasons’ which was released on the 15th February 2019.  ‘Seasons’ is a high energy track that opens with heavy fire … Continue reading Single Review:  Offline – Seasons

Single Review: Panic State – System Kings

Panic State are an Alt-Rock trio from London made up of Tom Horton on Vocals/Bass guitar, Scott Dunleavy on Guitar and Daniel Tweddle on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest release ‘System Kings’ which was released on 29th March 2019. ‘System Kings’ has a great hammering bass/guitar intro, it leads you into the track … Continue reading Single Review: Panic State – System Kings

Single Review: Painting Rockets – Boys

Painting Rockets are an Alternative rock duo from Edinburgh made up of Keli Thomson on Vocals and Stephen Christie on Guitar. I’ve previously reviewed Painting Rockets and you can check that out here, but today I’ll be reviewing their latest release ‘Boys’ which will be released on 19th April 2019. ‘Boys’ kicks off quite quickly, … Continue reading Single Review: Painting Rockets – Boys

Single Review: SPIRITBOX – Doris

SPIRITBOX are a five piece Indie/alternative rock outfit from Breda, The Netherlands made up of Nick van Eekelen on electric & acoustic guitars, Ruben Schimmel on electric & acoustic guitars/backings, Jasper Janssens on Bass/Backings, Hans Meertens on Vocals/Keys/Percussion and Tom Damen on Drums/Percussion. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest release ‘Doris’ which came out on … Continue reading Single Review: SPIRITBOX – Doris

Single Review: Wailing Recluse – Fallen Angel

Wailing Recluse is a hard rock/Alternative Rock solo outfit based in Glasgow, led by singer-songwriter Richard Terris. Today I’ll be reviewing ‘Fallen Angel’, a single from their debut self titled album ‘Wailing Recluse’. ‘Fallen Angel’ has a really strong intro that got stuck in my head for weeks after first listening to it, it blends … Continue reading Single Review: Wailing Recluse – Fallen Angel

Album Review: Aries Field – The Halo Behind the Sun

Aries Field is described as a one-man Hard Rock/Alternative Metal Band, from Italy and formerly a three man group made up of Fabio Stroppa, Francesco Barnabó, and Davide Valentini, once the band split up the project was continued by Fabio Stroppa who now does the bulk of production regarding the band. I’ve previously reviewed Aries … Continue reading Album Review: Aries Field – The Halo Behind the Sun

Single Review: Jack Rabbit Slams – Crackerjack

Jack Rabbit Slams are a three piece rock ‘n’ roll/alternative outfit from Central Scotland made up of Rob McCombie on Vocals/guitar, Kristaps Baumanis on Bass and Sean Love on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest single ‘Crackerjack’.  ‘Crackerjack’ kicks off fast and builds, a complex fusion of instruments overlaid so well and built on … Continue reading Single Review: Jack Rabbit Slams – Crackerjack

Band Interview: The Party Slogan

Tell me about yourselves? How did you all meet? Where are you all from? Robbie - I’m from the Isle of Skye originally but we all first met in Edinburgh through Gumtree adverts nearly 3 years ago! Calum - I’m from Auchterarder just outside Perth. Moved to Edinburgh in 2016 and decided to leave my … Continue reading Band Interview: The Party Slogan

Album Review: Aries Field – Path for Redemption

Aries Field is a one-man hard/alternative rock band, originally from Italy but now based elsewhere. Aries Field was originally a three a three man group, made up of Fabio Stroppa, Francesco barnabó, and Davide Valentini but after developing their first full length album they split up. However Fabio Stroppa kept Aries Field alive, and is … Continue reading Album Review: Aries Field – Path for Redemption

Single Review: Dogtooth – Trying to Save You

Dogtooth are an indie/alt rock trio based in Glasgow made up of John Hewitson on Lead Guitar/Vocals, Craig Morrison on Bass Guitar and Robert Lang on Drums/Backing Vocals. If you want to find out more about the band then check out this interview I did with them a few days ago. Now that I’ve given … Continue reading Single Review: Dogtooth – Trying to Save You

Solo Musician Interview: Benjii

Tell me about yourself? Let’s see. Raised in the prairies of SK, and have been living in Vancouver now for about 7 years. Quarter of a century old, and have a large obsession with Back to the Future, Zelda, and pizza. I also make music sometimes What Instrument(s) do you play, if any? And how … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Benjii

Band Interview: Dogtooth

Tell me about yourselves? How did you all meet? Where are you all from? John is from Kilbirnie, Craig is from Larkhall, and Robert is from Linwood. John and Craig met at Millport Scooter rally August 2013, they met Robert at a rehearsal studio in Paisley in April 2014. What are your names and what … Continue reading Band Interview: Dogtooth

Single Review: Primes – Don’t Forget Your Memories

Primes are a three piece alternative rock from Central Scotland made up of Ollie Kitchen, Sarah Monteith-Skelton and Reece Ryan. Today I’ll be reviewing their new single ‘Don’t Forget Your Memories’. ‘Don’t Forget Your Memories’ kicks off strong with a building note, that breaks into a tight bassline and some spectacular vocals. A point can … Continue reading Single Review: Primes – Don’t Forget Your Memories

Single Review: Paris Youth Foundation – Look What You Started

Paris Youth Foundation are a five piece, alternative rock band based in Liverpool and today I’ll be reviewing their latest track ‘Look What You Started’. ‘Look What You Started’ has a nice percussive build up for an intro, that eases intro some strong, melodic vocals that immediately had me hooked. I liked how the track … Continue reading Single Review: Paris Youth Foundation – Look What You Started