LIVE: FIREBALL TOUR @ O2 ACADEMY, SHEFFIELD

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Over the past (nearly) twenty five years, Less Than Jake have established themselves as one of the pioneers of punk and ska. That’s why it was only fitting for them to headline the first… Continue reading

TRACK: MIDDLE DISTANCE W/ ‘SAME TIME NEXT WEEK’

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Middle Distance’s Same Time Next Week is the kinda song that you need to pull you up when everything in your life is going to shit. Like the accompanying video, it starts off slow… Continue reading

EP REVIEW: BDRMM W/ ‘CRIKE’

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When Ryan Smith aka BDRMM released his debut track, Sunshine Girl, back in June we were all over it. His otherworldly vocals and organic sound immediately drew us in. CRIKE sees BDRMM refine his Bedroom Pop… Continue reading

LIVE: CATCH FIRE @ MACMILLAN FEST, NOTTINGHAM

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“I’ve not got rickets, I just dance like a fucking idiot” Vocalist, Miles Kent, pretty much summed up the atmosphere of Catch Fire’s set of Macmillan Fest in this one line. Their six… Continue reading

NEWS: BEACH HEAD & ITOLDYOUIWOULDEATYOU CO-HEADLINE TOUR

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After flirting with each other on Twitter for absolutely ages, itoldyouiwouldeatyou and Beach Head have finally got together in the form of a UK tour happening at the beginning of December. Tickets aren’t… Continue reading

EP REVIEW: PENTHOUSE W/ ‘SOLEMN’

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Solemn, the debut offering from Kent band Penthouse, is everything that the name suggests: it’s moody dark with lyrics that focus heavily on feelings of rejection and being tied to things. Within the… Continue reading

TRACK: KNIFE MAN W/ ‘OUTDOOR TREADMILL’

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There’s something really nostalgic about Knife Man’s Outdoor Treadmill. Taken from the upcoming EP by the Sheffield three-piece, Wait, What? the track has that kinda Sorority Noise/Blonde Hair, Black Lungs vibe. You know, it… Continue reading

LIVE: THE WINTER PASSING @ RESCUE ROOMS, NOTTINGHAM W/ KAMIKAZE GIRLS AND BEACH HEAD

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There is no venue quite as intimate as the Red Room at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms. This was the setting for The Winter Passing’s headline slot in the city last month. The band seemed… Continue reading

TRACK: GUTS. W/ ‘FRUITLESS’

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Fruitless sees Lincoln-based trio GUTS. play with their musical style. The track is a lot more modern sounding than their older stuff. It’s anthemic, grunge-tinged punk.

NEWS: ROB LYNCH SET TO EMBARK ON UK TOUR NEXT MONTH

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So, Rob Lynch posted a photo a couple of days back hint ing at a possible UK tour and today all was revealed. He’ll be playing Sheffield, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, London and Bournemouth… Continue reading