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From Friday 06 August 2010


Our full Sonisphere feature is now online. A few videos and interviews are still being processed and will be up soon.

Thursday 05 August 2010

Sonisphere Festival 2010 – Knebworth

As other revenue streams in the music industry have experienced an extended drought, festivals are one of the few areas of continuous and consistent expansion. You only have to look at the new names that arrived on the scene in the noughties

Friday 30 July 2010

Sonisphere Updates

Our coverage of sonisphere is continuing over at our mini site with pictures and tweet updates. The Time Warp world record attempt is in a couple of hours… should be interesting!

Tuesday 15 June 2010

Dead Spex – Her knee, and she!

Nottingham’s post-punk/emo/spazzy outfit Dead Spex aren’t a group I’ve come across before, so arriving with an open mind (read: expecting dross) I was pleasantly surprised when I found what initially sounded like a smelting of This Aint Vegas, Les Savy Fav, but with spazzier/harsher vocals

Monday 07 June 2010

Who’s Driving? Bear’s Driving! – B.W.A

I’m not quite sure what ‘B.W.A’ stands for – Bears With Attitude? Bears Who Annoy? Bears Without Accountants? And, to be honest, I had more fun speculating about the title than I did have listening to this 3 track offering. First song ‘Do You Not Know Who

Thursday 03 June 2010

Slam Dunk reviews up

Our collective review of the Slam Dunk weekend is now online. The live sessions are accessible now from the right hand menu. Our full video documentary (Slam Dunkumentary 2010) is still being worked on and will be up soon!

Wednesday 16 September 2009

Mind the cracks

Apparently Pavement are reforming. Best dig that sweater out.

Friday 24 July 2009

The Used – Artwork

I wasn’t quite ready for the start of this album. And much like a Mario Kart boost start, you’re immediately thrust into the mix of it, with what sounds like a Killswitch Engage-style guitar-led intro. After such a promising start, ‘Blood on my

Thursday 16 July 2009

Set Your Goals – This Will Be The Death Of Us

Bands and journalists always talk about the idea of the ‘difficult second album’; it’s a problem that you can exacerbate by having your firstborn not leave the teat until the age of three. A problem which in this case arose courtesy of multiple vinyl editions

Sunday 24 May 2009

Slam Dunk updates

We’re uploading comments and pics as we can. Link just above this post. Shout out on twitter or in the forums if you’re here.