Walking by Laura Lodahl

The past is a place I know well, well enough to be myself, to breathe, to sing, to dance, to hold on. It has been walking on my side ever since I was born. Yesterday is close, tangible, complete. When I look back at the beginning, I find pieces of myself which I have left … Continue reading Walking by Laura Lodahl

Single Review: Erection – Fuck You

Erection are a four piece, power punk group from Regensburg in Southeast Germany. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Fuck You’ which was released on May 5th 2020. ‘Fuck You’ kicks off hard and fast with the eponymous line spoken right away, you feel the passion and intensity delivered by the group vocals. I … Continue reading Single Review: Erection – Fuck You

Single Review: Rather Raccoon – Golden Days

Rather Raccoon are a four piece punk rock group from Bavaria and today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Golden Days’ which was released on November 15th 2019. ‘Golden Days’ opens with a busy but not overly fast combination of guitar, bass and drums that slowly build in speed and intensity as the song progresses. I … Continue reading Single Review: Rather Raccoon – Golden Days

Dear S. by Laura Lodahl

The way you say 'Earth' sounds ancient. You are from the home of my soul, a place whose beauty breaks my heart time and time again. You call mountains ‘beinns’, valleys ‘glens’ and lakes 'lochs’. Its meandering rivers are your veins and the forests your lungs; every day you give me life. Now I am … Continue reading Dear S. by Laura Lodahl

3 am by Laura Lodahl

You know this space, Right there, right between shoulder and ear, Just big enough for you to rest your head at night. This is where you seek shelter, From your nightmares and your demons. You have buried your dreams there and your hopes. It’s where the things left unsaid are waiting for us, Waiting to … Continue reading 3 am by Laura Lodahl

Product Review: Crunchips (paprika flavour)

Crunchips are a product of Lorenz Snack-World, a German food manufacturer, known for producing a range of potato chips but also produce pretzel sticks, crackers and nuts to over 80 countries across the world. Lorenz HQ is based in Neu-Isenburg (near Frankfurt) but they also have branches in around the world, including Austria, Poland and … Continue reading Product Review: Crunchips (paprika flavour)

Single Review: Atlanta Arrival – Colliding Stars

Atlanta Arrival are a band from Germany made up of Andreas Klemens on Guitar, Matthias Recktenwald on Bass, Daniel Rimedio on Vocals, Andreas Fischer on Vocals/Synth and the late Björn Mertz on Drums. The track I’ll be reviewing today ‘Colliding Stars’ is a tribute to their drummer, Björn Mertz who sadly passed away from cancer. … Continue reading Single Review: Atlanta Arrival – Colliding Stars