Album, Single, EP and Live Reviews

  1. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets: Night Gnomes (What Reality?)

    Albums: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets: Night Gnomes (What Reality?)

    Classic UK psychedelia, US alt rock and the Aussie group's own secret formula blended to perfection

    Posted on Aug 6th, 2022

  2. Desperate Journalist

    Live Reviews: Desperate Journalist, Night & Day, Manchester, 30.07.22

    Top drawer post punk / alt rock as London luminaries headline in Manchester with The Empty Page in support

    Posted on Aug 4th, 2022

  3. Tallies: Patina (Bella Union)

    Albums: Tallies: Patina (Bella Union)

    Dream pop par excellence: Toronto band serve up superb second album

    Posted on Aug 2nd, 2022

  4. The Primitives

    Live Reviews: The Primitives @ 229, London, 30.06.22

    Superlative indie pop trailblazers with sterling support from gothic psych outfit Black Doldrums live in London

    Posted on Jul 5th, 2022

  5. The Burning Hell: Garbage Island (BB Island)

    Albums: The Burning Hell: Garbage Island (BB Island)

    Canadian indie troupe tackles the pandemic and eco-catastrophe in surreal lockdown concept album

    Posted on Jun 24th, 2022

  6. Gintis: Hope Is All We Have (Mai 68 Records)

    Albums: Gintis: Hope Is All We Have (Mai 68 Records)

    Slow burning psych / chamber pop platter from North Wales stalwarts, their first in over a decade

    Posted on Jun 7th, 2022

  7. Tallies @ Future Yard, Birkenhead, 11.05.22

    Live Reviews: Tallies @ Future Yard, Birkenhead, 11.05.22

    Toronto jangle pop outfit on sparkling form for their debut UK headline tour

    Posted on May 17th, 2022

  8. Ride

    Live Reviews: Ride @ The Ritz, Manchester 28.04.22

    Shoegaze pioneers celebrate landmark debut LP Nowhere on tour, dream pop mavens bdrmm supply superlative support

    Posted on May 1st, 2022

  9. Oddfellow’s Casino: Prince of the Starry Wheel (Nightjar Records)

    Albums: Oddfellow’s Casino: Prince of the Starry Wheel (Nightjar Records)

    Brightonian diviners of atmospheric folktronica return with superb new set

    Posted on Apr 26th, 2022

  10. Animal Collective: Time Skiffs (Domino)

    Albums: Animal Collective: Time Skiffs (Domino)

    Baltimore experimental pop collective blast back with focused, dynamic set, their first in six years

    Posted on Apr 26th, 2022

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