Tag: rock

… sod that; read this.

RIGHT, I was writing my first post in ages when……. It wasn’t going well. I’m sharing this computer with an eight year old girl who watches Barbie videos on YouTube. Not professional videos but videos of grown up women playing

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Until Day Breaks by Expected Boy

Track 7 from XRP Radio Journey Through Genres Expected Boy sound a bit like a Californian punk band but with an English lead singer, so it is perhaps a little UN-expected that they are in fact from Hyvinkää in … nope, I

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Switchstance by Philtrum

Review ofTrack 6 of Journey Through Genres from XRP Radio Switchstance is two and three quarter minutes of frenetic drumming, power riffs, and punk vocals, from Kent based punk trio Philtrum. Philtrum have a Bandcamp page (with a single “Permanent” featuring

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Jekyll – Indie rock from Blackpool

Actually they’re from Thornton Cleveleys to be specific. It comes to something when on the 3rd of Jan you make a note to write an article about a band and it is the 12th of Feb before you make a

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6 Minutes to Sunrise

Introducing 6 Minutes to Sunrise Southampton Alt Rockers PLEASE NOTE : I first began this article before Christmas and have had a few more attempts to finish it since then. My attention span is variable. As a result some of

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My new band – The Buzz

Public launch of my band A few months ago I was asked to join a new project with select local musicians. Two of the members were also in another very busy covers band (Ten Feet Tall) with a string of

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Nasty Little Lonely lo-fi alt punk from Bristol

Dirty, sleezy, noisy attitude From the capital of the SW One of four bands to comment on this blog asking if I would check them out.  “Nasty Little Lonely” are unlikely to appear on next years X-Factor or be played

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2014 an exciting year ahead

Looking forward to the new year already 2013 has been a bit of a rubbish year for me personally. Apart from the rapid growth of this blog from my first tentative posts in spring to the current level of over

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Scott Xander Linn – New official video release

Official video for “Six Feet Under The Bar” Scott Xander Linn, & The Broken Bottles, released this official video for their song “Six Feet Under The Bar” yesterday (12th November) I am strongly reminded of Bob Dylan, The Levellers, and

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New video for Cakewalk by Tankus The Henge

Newly released official video for the song “Cakewalk” by Tankus The Henge is now on youtube. Not much I need to say really, here it is. Cakewalk is one of my favourite Tankus songs … alright, who am I kidding,

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