EP Review: Penny Mob – Party Animal

Penny Mob are a three piece indie rock outfit, it was formed in London in 2016 by Glaswegian Vocalist/Guitarist, Jamie Quinn and Lincolnshire Vocalist/Drummer, Andrew Mullan. They fleshed out their sound with the addition of Vocalist/Bassist, Jay Luther. I was already familiar with Jamie Quinn because I was a fan of his acting, specifically his … Continue reading EP Review: Penny Mob – Party Animal

Album Review: Bastille – Give Me the Future

Bastille, often stylised as BΔSTILLE, are an indie pop/alternative rock outfit formed by Dan Smith back in 2010. Bastille was originally a solo project, but was later expanded to include other members, specifically Will Farquarson on Guitar/Bass, Kyle Simmons on Keyboards and Chris ‘Woody’ Wood on Drums. To date they’ve released four studio albums, including … Continue reading Album Review: Bastille – Give Me the Future

Album Review: The SoapGirls – In My Skin

The SoapGirls consider themselves to be Alternative Rock/Punk Post Grunge musicians with pop sensibilities, and it’s fair to say that they really run the gamut as I’ve covered their music across several years as they’ve developed and explored various genres and styles of music. They are made up of French-born, South African raised sisters, Noemie … Continue reading Album Review: The SoapGirls – In My Skin

Album Review: Radnor and Lee – Self-titled Album

Radnor and Lee are an indie folk musical duo made up of Josh Radnor, an American actor, filmmaker, author and musician, probably most well known for playing Ted Mosby on CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother and Ben Lee, an Australian indie pop musician and actor, probably most well known for being a member … Continue reading Album Review: Radnor and Lee – Self-titled Album

Single Review: Trashed – Decay

Trashed are an emo punk rock trio from Bristol made up of Jimmy Embleton-Smith on Lead Vocals/Guitar, Sam Yesner on Vocals/Bass and Ben Wood on Drums. Today I will be reviewing their single 'Decay' which was released on April 29th 2022, and is off their upcoming album Happy In Hindsight which is due out later … Continue reading Single Review: Trashed – Decay

Single Review: These Girls These Boys – Sleep When I’m Dead

These Girls These Boys is a band formed by actors and musicians, Vanessa Morgan and Drew Ray Tanner who bonded over their love of music while working on the set of Riverdale, as characters (and Southside Serpents) Toni Topaz and Fangs Fogarty. This isn’t the first time I’ve reviewed Vanessa Morgan’s music either, and you … Continue reading Single Review: These Girls These Boys – Sleep When I’m Dead

Single Review: The Rocketboys – Viva Voce

The Rocketboys are a four piece, indie rock outfit based in Austin, Texas made up of Josh Campbell, Brandon Kinder, Justin Wiseman and Lang Freeman. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Viva Voce’ which was released on the 6th January 2015, as part of their EP ‘Left Right’. I think I’ll probably go on … Continue reading Single Review: The Rocketboys – Viva Voce

Album Review: Shadow Academy – Self-titled Album

Shadow Academy are a progressive rock duo, based in Los Angeles, made up of Dan Avidan, noted for being one of the hosts of the popular Let’s Play Channel Game Grumps, and for a fairly prolific music career which includes being a member of The Northern Hues, Skyhill, Ninja Sex Party and Starbomb. Joining him … Continue reading Album Review: Shadow Academy – Self-titled Album

Album Review: Alestorm – Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum (Reviewed By Me, Big G)

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of shut up and be serious for a second.  I’m reviewing the latest Alestorm album here.  Alestorm being a band with two members who were caught being shit people in a band group chat.  Not this band it should be noted, but Gloryhammer where they are also writers and … Continue reading Album Review: Alestorm – Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum (Reviewed By Me, Big G)

New Horizons (Part 2) by John Foster

It’s interesting how we stumble across new music. Well, at least I find it interesting. Maybe you don’t. Fair play to you. We’re all strange in our own weird ways. You do you. Anyway, whether by friendly recommendation, promotional marketing, radio play, or gig support (including festival appearances), our attentions can sometimes be sufficiently drawn … Continue reading New Horizons (Part 2) by John Foster

New Horizons (Part 1) by John Foster

A couple of years ago I wrote a book about music. The first pandemic lockdown was a month old; no one had any idea as to how long it might last, nor how it might end. We all shared similar fears, worries and concerns. But now that I was working from home, I found that … Continue reading New Horizons (Part 1) by John Foster

Single Review: Deathroll – Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?

Deathroll is a Japanese solo black metal project, from singer/songwriter, musician and Iwaki native Kazuya Niitsuma. Today I will be reviewing his latest single ‘Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?’ which was released on March 18th 2022.  ‘Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?’ explodes forward heavy percussive beats, and hammering guitars blending together … Continue reading Single Review: Deathroll – Why is Your Name on the Deathroll?

Single Review: The Driver Era – A Kiss/Forever Always

The Driver Era (stylised as THE DRIVER ERΛ) are a Los Angeles based alternative rock duo made up of brothers, Ross Lynch on Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar and Rocky Lynch on Lead Guitar/Lead Vocals. The band is formed from two core members of the now defunct band R5, which also featured additional members of the Lynch … Continue reading Single Review: The Driver Era – A Kiss/Forever Always

Single Review: Hironobu Kageyama – Cha-La Head-Cha-La (with Bonus Review)

Hironobu Kageyama (景山 浩宣) is a Japanese singer/songwriter and musician from Osaka, Japan. He is sometimes called Kami (Kei) by his fans. Due to his long standing association with anime, including being an original member of the Anison (Anime song) band JAM Project he has also been dubbed the ‘Prince of Anime/Tokusatsu Songs’. As I … Continue reading Single Review: Hironobu Kageyama – Cha-La Head-Cha-La (with Bonus Review)

EP Review: Sunrise and Ammunition – Triangulum

Sunrise and Ammunition are a three piece, psychedelic Rock outfit from Houston, Texas made up of Tyler Saucier on Vocals/Guitar, Chris Richardson on Bass and Chris Banton on Vocals/Drums. Today, I will be reviewing their EP ‘Triangulum’ which was released on April 1st 2022.  ‘Movers’ has a flurry of sound building, percussion, melding into some … Continue reading EP Review: Sunrise and Ammunition – Triangulum