Music

Painting With Velocity

Marcus Aitken is a gestural artist and drummer who sweeps his paintings with the same spirit and energy as the music he listens to. ...

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Kraftwerk’s Home Computer Gets Video Makeover

The video incorporates elements previously used by Kraftwerk, including an animation of a computer, taken from the cover image of their classic 1981 album, Computer World....

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Tunnels of ĀH Menaces in a Deathless Mind

Discordant industrial noise fractures into something new entirely, emphasising a rich, overwhelming soundscape....

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Phil Moffa to Launch Butcha Sound Records

One of the albums, Pieces for Painting, is a noise-based head trip that was designed for artists to listen to while working in their studios....

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An Election Waiting to Happen with Billy Bragg

Every generation has to find its own way to deal with the problems it faces. Red Wedge was our generation and it came out of a specific set of circumstances. Other generations will find other ways....

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One Night Only for New Gorillaz Documentary

Gorillaz: Reject False Icons is the first ever all-access immersive journey into the world of Gorillaz and its extended family....

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Keeping The Faith – The Billy Bragg Election Tour

This sold-out show was a call to arms that there is another way, and that we can take a great leap forwards to a fairer, more equal society....

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Tap Tap Tapping – Larkin Poe Come A’mericana Knocking

Descendants of celebrated US writer Edgar Allen Poe, since forming Larkin Poe in 2010, Rebecca and Megan have proven a formidable duo both in and out of the studio....

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Metalocalypstick Opens Band Submissions For 2020

Celebrating women in metal, Metalocalypstick will take place on the weekend of 27 – 28 June 2020 in Lone Butte, British Columbia. Submissions close on 18 November. ...

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Rock And Roll Part ?? – The Struts Resurrection Of Glitter

Gary Glitter's chanting boomed around the auditorium, it really was like old times....

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Is God Dead? Ben Caplan Takes Stock

The sense of historical evolution removes from us a responsibility of safeguarding the hard-won victories of the last 100 years... interview with Hirsute folksinging historian Ben Caplan ...

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Lone Star State Of Mind – Peeking Behind The Curtain With Jarrod Dickenson

There are certainly things to be avoided in Nashville as far as I’m concerned. But to me that’s a different business altogether and it’s a different thing, it’s really the entertainment...

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Lost In The Trees: 2000 Trees 2019

Trebuchet sets out to break our 2000 Trees virginity with their excellent 2019 instalment....

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No Plastic – Folking Fantastic

Returning this year with an ‘Outstanding’ A Greener Festival Award, Cambridge Folk Festival today furthers its sustainability commitment and announces the ban on single use plastics. ...

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David Lynch Collaborator Dean Hurley Announces Anthology Resource Vol. II

Philosophy of Beyond weaves together a rich sonic tapestry built in part from comb-filtering experiments, tape loops, and sampled field excursions into unique acoustical environments....

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A Beer Drinking Fender Bending Duck-tailed Buckaroo

On CALL ME LUCKY, Watson sings with fondness about his girlfriend, rockabilly singer Celine Lee, on “You Weren’t Supposed to Feel This Good,” while “Mama’s Smile” would have been...

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Cherry Picking Names For The Folk Festival

Reacquaint yourself with folk legend Daoiri Farrell, with an ear pleasing All Star Celtic Session consisting of Michael McGoldrick, Donald Lunny, Niamh Dunne, Sean Og Graham, Donald Shaw and Robbie...

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Keith LeBlanc on Time & Space in Music

Interview with Keith LeBlanc - Ministry, Tackhead, Sugarhill Gang, Nine Inch Nails...

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Avante-Garde Eurovision Alternative to Take Place This Month in London

EuroNoize will celebrate the obscure, niche and uncategorisable music that runs deeper than national borders. ...

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Cracking Nuts Under The Apple Tree

Their music has an underlying groove combined with an earthy spirituality that makes you want to kick off your boots and dance around the nearest stone circle. ...

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Well Hi There Jazztronica

The new EP captures the essence of what made Xover so memorable while also pushing the Blue Lab Beats sonic into new territory. ...

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Pussy Grabbing Girlis – With Consent

Her constant refrain of ‘eat my pussy like lunch’ was wasted on me as I’d been snacking before the show....

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There Is A Fairy Light That Never Goes Out

The obvious musical comparisons are The Smiths and Morrissey’s early solo stuff, an influence which also makes itself known in their video imagery of canal walks, tower blocks and seaside towns on...

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Bad Seed Announces New Project

From Nicole Atkins and Jim Sclavunos' nomadic transatlantic writing relationship comes a new duet, headed by debut track, "A Man Like Me". ...

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Desperately Seeking The Miraculous

Clad in black, with a grave yard bottle of Cherry B. Eyeliner tears streaked our faces as we listened to 'What Difference Does It Make'. Do you remember? Desperate Journalist takes us back there....

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Samuel Kerridge and Taylor Burch Announce Collaborative Album

The Other channels the aggression of Kerridge’s early work into a more mature approach, while an accompanying AV concept will immerse the artist in audio-reactive live-mixed visuals....

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Chewing Up A Banjo Plucking Storm

The Dead South show a sold out O2 Forum they aint no punks ...

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‘Please Don’t Be Dead’ Bags It Up In Blues

Fantastic Negrito Wins Best Contemporary Blues Album For "Please Don't Be Dead' at 2019 GRAMMYs...

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All The Songs Don’t Sound The Same – The Wedding Present @ O2 Islington

As Tommy hits 30, The Wedding Present keep in touch with their friends...

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Don’t Be A Bitch At Christmas – Clownvis Takes Care Of Business

  hat Christmas means to you ladies and gentlemen, I really don’t know. For me, it’s a time of deep reflection, a time to remember friends and family who have ignored me or passed long...

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