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From Wednesday 15 March 2023

World Gone Cold – ‘WORLD GONE COLD’

Imagine the scene, you’re struggling to find a hook to hang your review on, it seems hopeless, but then, you take a swig of a sparkling beverage; it tastes pretty good, it has an unusual flavour, it’s quite refreshing, and then you discover the container is 100%

Tuesday 07 March 2023

Story Of The Year – ‘Tear Me To Pieces’

Growing old isn’t easy, yet it’s something everyone must do. Time goes on and if you’re lucky you can make your mark, you can make something matters. Story Of The Year have been around a while, they have made some great records. Best described as pop punk

Monday 27 February 2023

Grandmas House – ‘Who Am I’

You might remember the stories but this Grandmas House isn’t where you’d find a twee old lady in flannelette; instead a wolf lurks inside. It’s the perfect name for the punk trio Yasmin Berndt, Poppy Dodgson and Zoe Zinsmeister. They’re unashamedly queer, opinionated and – yes –

Friday 24 February 2023

Erase Theory – ‘ERASE THEORY’

Life as a musician is hard. It’s precarious. Jeff Sahyoun spent ten years as the guitarist in Letlive. His whole life was built around the band. And then it ended. Suddenly, the band split citing ‘creative differences’, and while their vocalist quickly found success fronting another band,

Tuesday 21 February 2023

Hundred Reasons – ‘GLORIOUS SUNSET’

Hundred Reasons dissolved. They didn’t burn out, they faded away. Back in 2007 the arrival of downloads was turning the music world into a very different place. Upheaval at their record label forced ‘Sharp The Word, Quick The Action’ into existence and afterward they drifted apart. Sure,

Tuesday 31 January 2023

Dream State – ‘Untethered’

Everything went wrong. After the release of their debut album Dream State slowly fell apart. This left songwriter Aled Evans alone with a choice; rebuild the band, or give up. Here’s the thing; getting anywhere in the music world is difficult, and being the songwriter in a

Wednesday 21 December 2022

Circa Survive – ‘Two Dreams’

Everything seems to be going so well; you’re drifting along, but you don’t realise it’s all unravelling around you. Your relationship comes to pieces, leaving you with a broken heart and a handful of memories. More than seventeen years after their debut album, Circa Survive have called

Wednesday 14 December 2022

††† (Crosses) – ‘Permanent.Radiant’

December is here, the nights have closed in, and Crosses have returned from their torpor. This dark atmospheric electro-rock project is the fusion of producer and multi-instrumentalist Shaun Lopez and Deftones front man Chino Moreno’s considerable vocal talents. After drip-feeding a series of new singles they are

Monday 12 December 2022

Justin Courtney Pierre – ‘Permanent Midnight’

What if you could look into someone’s soul? What would you see? After Motion City Soundtrack called it a day, Justin Courtney Pierre was at a loose end. He still had things to say, and as singer-songwriter, he had the means to do so. Back in 2018

Wednesday 12 October 2022


An album is more than just the music. It’s a series of choices. The aesthetic, the visuals, everything matters as much as the songs themselves. On all their releases, October Drift use the same type face and the same style of photo and it’s the same on