[LIVE REVIEW] THOUGHT FORMS AT LEVEL 3

Slap bang in the middle of Melksham’s post-rock titans Thought Forms’ UK tour, a stop on the winding road at Swindon’s Level 3 proved to be and incredible and breath taking evening of power and sound. The evening was opened by The Hound on The Mountain, a solo project in the process of becoming aContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] THOUGHT FORMS AT LEVEL 3”

[LIVE REVIEW] INSECURE MEN AT THE WINDMILL

Before tonight not much could be guaranteed about Fat White Family founder Saul Adamczewski’s new project Insecure Men. They had previously performed one show somewhere in New York and the only real taste of the new venture could be found in Saul’s Karaoke for One a nine track album available on the Insecure Men SoundcloudContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] INSECURE MEN AT THE WINDMILL”

[FEATURE] FROM HYPE WILLIAMS TO BABYFATHER: THE FORM DEFYING ART OF DEAN BLUNT

It must have been frustrating following the career of Hype Williams. With memory of life prior to the internet feeling increasingly foggy, any fact which isn’t a quick Wiki search away begins to be treated with the utmost contempt. How dare you not divulge accurate information? What do you mean you’ve joined the nation ofContinue reading “[FEATURE] FROM HYPE WILLIAMS TO BABYFATHER: THE FORM DEFYING ART OF DEAN BLUNT”

[ALBUM REVIEW] MARIE DAVIDSON – ADIEUX AU DANCEFLOOR

Musical fatigue will haunt you eventually. With the avalanche of material we encounter as digital natives, you’ll soon come face to face with that dreaded emptiness; ‘why do these sounds have no impact on me?’ Marie Davidson pulled me out of said rut – specifically with her astonishing latest album: Adieux Au Dancefloor (which translates asContinue reading “[ALBUM REVIEW] MARIE DAVIDSON – ADIEUX AU DANCEFLOOR”

[TRACK REVIEW] YUNG LEAN – HENNESSEY AND SAILOR MOON (ft. BLADEE)

Has Yung Lean stood the test of time? Well, kind of. A once highly talked about rapper from Sweden, known for his very unique style of music and high focus on aesthetic, Lean has slowly backed out of the limelight. He has developed a cult following who will more than likely go any lengths forContinue reading “[TRACK REVIEW] YUNG LEAN – HENNESSEY AND SAILOR MOON (ft. BLADEE)”

[ALBUM REVIEW] SUM 41 – 13 VOICES

They’re back, and heavier than ever! The sixth studio album from Sum 41, is a definite change of pace from their previous creations. The album sees the return of guitarist Dave Baskh after a nine year absence, also the addition of new drummer Frank Zummo – taking over from Steve Jocz. The years previous to thisContinue reading “[ALBUM REVIEW] SUM 41 – 13 VOICES”

[LIVE REVIEW] WOODEN SHJIPS AT SCALA

The old cinema house was packed to the rafters with London’s edgiest psych fans, with all types of facial hair on show as mutton chops, moustaches and goatees bobbed and swayed to the droning of the keyboard. As Wooden Shjips frontman and lead guitarist Eric ‘Ripley’ Johnson walked on stage the crowd burst into rapturousContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] WOODEN SHJIPS AT SCALA”

[EP REVIEW] HARRY THOMAS – THE JOURNEYMAN

Despite being only 19 and facing the daily adversities of the opportunity black hole that is Somerset, Harry Thomas is set to release The Journeyman – his first cracker of an EP on November 24. Solid musicianship and a devotion to the genre are the forefront of Thomas’ charm, with heavily recognisable influence from similarContinue reading “[EP REVIEW] HARRY THOMAS – THE JOURNEYMAN”