The Blue Aeroplanes

Interview: The Blue Aeroplanes’ Gerard Langley

February 5, 2017 in Features, Interviews

BIMM’s head of songwriting and speak-singing leader of Bristol’s enduring art rock band talks about the 80s, poetry and stagecraft…

The Wolfhounds

Interview: The Wolfhounds

October 22, 2016 in Features, Interviews

As the 80s indie heroes return with their first ‘proper’ studio album in 26 years, Songwriting meets frontman Dave Callahan…

Try To Be Hopeful by The Spook School

‘Try To Be Hopeful’ by The Spook School (Album)

September 11, 2015 in Music

Edinburgh indie-pop act The Spook School smash any notion of Second Album Syndrome on the excellent ‘Try To Be Hopeful’…

7IN – 83-88 by R.E.M. (7″ singles collection)

December 3, 2014 in Music

‘7IN – 83-88’ charts the 11 singles R.E.M. released during their time with IRS Records in their early days of…

Wild Smiles-Always Tomorrow

Always Tomorrow by Wild Smiles (Album)

November 4, 2014 in Music

The energetic punk trio Wild Smiles have finally released their debut album, and it’s replete with buzzsaw guitar pop excellence…

Wild Smiles Never Wanted This

Never Wanted This by Wild Smiles (Single)

July 3, 2014 in Music

Wild Smiles trade in their C86 pop for a grunge-infused crunch and use it to advertise their disdain for normalcy…

Post Holiday Dead Song/Anti-Parent Cowboy Killers by Tyrannosaurus Dead & Joanna Gruesome (Single)

July 3, 2014 in Music

Brighton’s Tyrannosaurus Dead & Cardiff’s Joanna Gruesome join forces on the excellent split single ‘Post Holiday Dead Song/Ant-Parent Cowboy Killers…

Wild Smiles

Introducing… Wild Smiles

May 21, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Winchester’s Wild Smiles are purveyors of the sort of noise-pop that’s bound to leave a wide grin on your face…

Tyrannosaurus Dead

Greatest Hits by Tyrannosaurus Dead (Album)

February 21, 2014 in Music

C86 and grunge argue over who loves each other more in this superb example of the current revivalist noise-pop zeitgeist…