Kississippi – Sunset Blush

Despite being named after a cheap box of wine, Sunset Blush is anything but throw away. On their debut album Kississippi, fronted by Zoe Reynolds, explore deeply personal themes which fully consume you into Reynolds’ world.

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Introducing… Bordello

The local music scene in Bristol is a diverse one. With the vast selection of common cover bands to rock newcomers performing at the local brewer for a quick set of entertainment. Four-piece Bordello come with something a bit different up their sleeves: a refreshing approach to bringing together soulful blues and lively rock vibes that sets them above the rest of the ordinary music scene. Continue reading

Ratboys – GN

Topshelf Records have put out some great records, by some great bands such as Braid, Enemies and toe. So listening to this record, having previously not known the band, I am instantly drawn into the rosters family. There’s a clear identity to the label and this fits nicely into the mould. Continue reading

Kamikaze Girls – Seafoam

With the 2016 release of their debut EP, Sad, punk duo Kamikaze Girls wanted people to know that it’s okay not to be okay, to struggle. Drawing on her experiences with addiction & depression, front woman Lucinda Livingstone’s startlingly honest lyrics  make the band stand out from a scene that is saturated in meaningless lyrics. Along with drummer Conor Dawson, 2017 and their new release Seafoam sees Lucinda & the band in a somewhat happier state of mind. Having signed to Big Scary Monsters for their debut album, Kamikaze Girls continue to build on their success & make huge progress at the same time.
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Introducing… The Jackobins

Liverpool founded quartet The Jackobins may have gone through some line-up changes over the last couple of years, but that hasn’t stopped them from getting down to business and creating brand new, fresh music ready to be admired by many. Their newest track ‘Nightfire’ was released on 5th May and brings forth a new, raw energy that is sure to excite fans of alt-rock. Continue reading

…And The Hangnails – DOG

Fuzzmongering Indie Punk duo from York/London …And The Hangnails are set to release their fourth album “DOG” through Young Thugs Records on 12th May. Mirroring a classic punk sound while delivering a hard new level of noise, this record could be played pretty seamlessly aside their previous release, “Rut”, the only difference being a clear bar raise in production and overall sound. Continue reading

Heartwork – Things I Wish I’d Said

Up to now, Dan O’Dell (AKA Heartwork) had nicely slotted into the over-saturated crowds of singer-songwriter, releasing 2 well received EP’s & playing countless shows across the country. However, things have changed with the release of his crowd funded debut album ‘Things I Wish I Said’; an album that sees Dan embrace a fuller band sound akin to emo legends, American Football.

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Freeze the Atlantic – The People are Revolting

Originally formed back in 2009 as a formation from previous members of Reuben and Hundred Reasons, Freeze the Atlantic have undergone many alterations in lineup; including a rotation through three different singers and two different bassists. Now firmly in a comfortable status, the group – formed of Hundred Reasons’ Guitarist Andy Gilmour, Reuben’s guitarist Jon Pearce and drummer Guy Davis, along with Liv Puente on vocals and Tom Stevens on guitar – have announced details regarding their third full-length album. Continue reading