Single Review: Bear Shoe – Virtual Hugs

Bear Shoe are a four piece Guildford based alternative punk/indie group made up of Matt Thienpont on Guitar/Vocals, Ivan Vasilyev on Guitar/Vocals, Elkan Lau on Bass and Ben Waites on Drums. Today I'll be reviewing their new single ‘Virtual Hugs’. ‘Virtual Hugs’ opens with smooth acoustic guitars, that leads into some tender vocals that have … Continue reading Single Review: Bear Shoe – Virtual Hugs

Album Review: Alphastate – The Grind

Alphastate are a heavy metal band from Athens, Greece, they are made up of Pete Breaker on Guitar, Manos Xanthakis on Vocals, and Fivos Andriopoulos on Drums. Currently the spot for bassist is open, but even without a full time bassist the band really do rock hard, and if you don’t believe me then check … Continue reading Album Review: Alphastate – The Grind

EP Review: Fistymuffs – About Time

Fistymuffs are a Riot Grrrl/Punk Rock trio based in Edinburgh made up of Suky Goodfellow on Guitar/Vocals, Patty Vea on Bass/Vocals and Nicola Foxx on Drums. They are all graduates of the Edinburgh Girls Rock school and put out songs drawn from their own personal experiences that tackle social issues that many women still have … Continue reading EP Review: Fistymuffs – About Time

Single Review: Carousel Clouds – Grace/Blood Red Sky

Carousel Clouds are a five piece shoegaze/Alternative outfit from Salford and are made up of Neil Meehan on Guitar/lead vocals, Dickon Kyme-Wright on Guitar, Tamsin Middleton on Vocals, Ben Mulvey on Keyboards/vocals and Matt Anderson Drums. If you’re curious to find out more about the band then you can check out this Interview I did … Continue reading Single Review: Carousel Clouds – Grace/Blood Red Sky

Single Review: Ciircus Street – Broken

Ciircus Street are a two piece, UK based Indie Pop group made up of Sam Brett on Guitar/Vocals and Jim Crowder on Keyboard/Vocals. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest release ‘Broken’ which was released on the 9th November 2018. ‘Broken’ kicks off with some tremendous vocals, and a light acoustic guitar backing that supports their … Continue reading Single Review: Ciircus Street – Broken

Single Review: Los Años Rojos – Abril / Al Sol

Los Años Rojos are a five piece Indie Rock band from the city of La Plata, Argentina made up of Martín Remiro on Guitar/Vocals, Javier Li on Violin, Fermín Ferreyra Rey on Keyboard, Vicente Jalil on Bajo and Germán Sinegub on Drums. ‘Abril’ opens with a melodic blend of guitar, vocals and percussion that all … Continue reading Single Review: Los Años Rojos – Abril / Al Sol

Single Review: They Called Him Zone – I Want Love

They Called Him Zone are a three piece Electro Pop/Rock from the City of Bradford made up of Mik Davis on Vocals, Drones and Production, Steve Maloney on Vocals, Guitar and Production and Cat McLaughlan on Vocals/ Bass. ‘I Want Love’ opens with a dark synth theme, that comes in waves, up and down, it … Continue reading Single Review: They Called Him Zone – I Want Love

Single Review: Harker Moon – Muma Says

Harker Moon are a five piece soul/rock and roll group from London made up of Tommy Down on Guitar/ Vocals, Hal Briggs on Bass, Olly Jay on Guitar, Joe Caplin on Piano and Ben Phillips on Drums. ‘Muma Says’ opens slowly, some gentle keys, supporting Tommy Down’s voice well, it doesn’t take long for the … Continue reading Single Review: Harker Moon – Muma Says

Single Review: Fell Sons – Little Dove / Hiding in the Lane

Fell Sons are a four piece alternative band from Merseyside made up of Al on Vocals/Guitar, Simon on Keys/Vocals, Dom on Bass and John on Drums. ‘Little Dove’ opens with some soft, melodic keys, that blend well with a the guitar, then things kick up a notch, and to be honest I can’t decide whether … Continue reading Single Review: Fell Sons – Little Dove / Hiding in the Lane

EP Review: The Dollymops – Gap Year Tourists

The Dollymops are an indie rock band from Oxford, with Sean Stevens leading the charge on vocals, Tom Hadfield on the guitar, Jacob Appleton supplying the Bass and last but not least Simon Calver filling out the four piece group on Drums. If you want to find out more about the band then check out … Continue reading EP Review: The Dollymops – Gap Year Tourists

Album Review: The Howling Lords – Self-titled Album

The Howling Lords are a three man group from Stornoway who pump out blues/Rock music, the actually Howling Lords are Felix who does Guitar and Vocals, Jens who does Bass and Eoghainn on  the Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their self-titled debut album. ‘Bad for Me’ opens with a building warble that explodes into a … Continue reading Album Review: The Howling Lords – Self-titled Album

Single Review: Cocoa Futures – Big Time / Circus

Cocoa Futures are a pop infused group from Tottenham, London made up of Greg Sanderson who provides the vocals for the group, Nick who is on Bass and Dave on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest tracks ‘Big Time’ and ‘Circus’. ‘Big Time’ in a few words is a good time, a tight track … Continue reading Single Review: Cocoa Futures – Big Time / Circus

Single Review: Spray – Anthologised by Cherry Red

Spray are a synth pop duo from Lancashire made up of Jenny McLaren on Vocals and Ricardo Autobahn on Synths. ‘Anthologised by Cherry Red' has a rolling intro, that builds really well, and the vocals build on top of it like a big ol’ synth castle. Sorry terrible analogies aside, this track is both well … Continue reading Single Review: Spray – Anthologised by Cherry Red

EP Review: XTR HUMAN – Reflections

XTR HUMAN have been described as many genres, such as post punk or Shoegaze, my favourite is on their Facebook where they are described as Dystopian Indie, whatever genre they are XTR HUMAN are a three piece band from Berlin made up of Johannes Stabel on Guitar/Vocals, Marco Maccioni on Bass and Andrea Fusco on … Continue reading EP Review: XTR HUMAN – Reflections

Single Review: Somedays – When We Left

Somedays are a five piece indie band from South London made up of Vittorio Jacobacci on Vocals, Eugenio Jacobacci on Guitar, Jerome Rupf on Guitar, Matt Miller on Bass and Eliseo Provezza on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their new single ‘When We left’. ‘When We Left’ as an energy packed track, that has a … Continue reading Single Review: Somedays – When We Left