American Football album cover

‘American Football’ by American Football (Album)

November 6, 2016 in Music Reviews

Can a follow up album that’s been 17 years in the waiting ever live up to the weight of expectation?… Tags: , , ,

Mike Kinsella

Interview: Mike Kinsella

September 18, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We speak with the renowned American Football frontman about his latest album as Owen and his confessional approach to writing… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

5 Songs by Actual Crimes

‘5 Songs’ by Actual Crimes (EP)

October 7, 2015 in Music Reviews

Yet another glorious example of the thriving lo-fi scene can be heard on punk duo Actual Crimes’ excellent new EP… Tags: , , , ,

Gengahr A Dream Outside

A Dream Outside by Gengahr (Album)

June 3, 2015 in Music Reviews

On debut album ‘A Dream Outside’, London quartet Gengahr set themselves up to be alt-rock’s next darlings. Or do they?… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Alimony Hustle

Gutter Gutter Strike Strike Gutter Gutter by Alimony Hustle (Single)

April 4, 2015 in Music Reviews

Bristol’s Alimony Hustle may be newcomers but they’re all ready to make a name for themselves on their debut single… Tags: , , ,

Yellow Streak by Simmer

Yellow Streak by Simmer (EP)

March 25, 2015 in Music Reviews

Yellow Streak sees the aptly named quartet Simmer nodding towards emo’s early 90s legends and succeeding as they do so… Tags: , , , , ,

Nanook Of The North Sweet Jubilee

Sweet Jubilee by Nanook Of The North (Single)

May 21, 2014 in Music Reviews

On ‘Sweet Jubilee’, the frostily named Bristol group Nanook Of The North meld together ambling indie-rock melodies and post-rock atmospherics… Tags: , , , ,

Memos by The Hush Now (Album)

May 29, 2013 in Music Reviews

The Hush Now provide a very worthy addition to the canon of creatively curious emo with the rather fine ‘Memos’… Tags: , , ,