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  • Interview: Meet Illustrator Carlín Díaz
  • First Listen: Manchester band MOLD release their debut track ‘Puppetmaster’
  • First Listen: Pleasure Heads share new single ‘Middle Man’

Interview: Meet Illustrator Carlín Díaz

16 Feb 2018

Venezuelan illustrator, Carlín Díaz, won our very first illustration competition in November with his amazing David Bowie entry which was featured in our fifteenth issue and will be displayed at our winners exhibition later this year. We caught up with Carlín to find out what inspires him and what we can expect from him in… Read more »

First Listen: Manchester band MOLD release their debut track ‘Puppetmaster’

16 Feb 2018

To truly understand the nature of which MOLD see the world we have to look to the MOLD Manifesto, which states: MOLD IS AN ABSURDIST REACTION TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN/ IN NATURE, IN YOUR KITCHEN, IN POLITICS, IN GUITAR MUSIC, MOLD ONLY GROWS WHEN THINGS ARE STALE AND START TO ROT LIKE DADA… Read more »

First Listen: Pleasure Heads share new single ‘Middle Man’

15 Feb 2018

Over the past 12 months we’ve seen a flurry of excellent Scottish bands stand up and be noticed and Glasgow label Public has been the centre to it’s success. The label, ran by some of Scotland’s finest (including Johnny Madden of Baby Strange), has seen an array of excellent bands come through and Pleasure Heads… Read more »

Sleeves: Gengahr talk us through some of their favourite album artwork and reveal new video

07 Feb 2018

The resurgent re-arrival of vinyl upon our shelves is pleasing beyond the magic plastic disc. It means we can make that extra connection with the bands we have placed our faith in and investigate their minds. We may no longer be within a time where artwork dictates our purchases, but the art that accompanies our… Read more »

Watch: Goat Girl announce new album and release video for ‘The Man’

06 Feb 2018

Photo by Holly Whitaker Goat Girl have poked their head above 2018’s water for the first time with some massive news. The band are to release their debut record ‘Goat Girl’ on April 6th. As expected, the London four piece haven’t done anything in half measures and promise 19 tracks of their typical melodic cynicism…. Read more »

First Listen: Walt Disco unveil first track from debut EP called ‘Dream Girl #2′

30 Jan 2018

Sometimes all it takes in life is that one chance encounter with someone and it all falls into place; well in this case make it 5. Five piece, Walt Disco formed having met on their very first night of living in Glasgow and the end product is an indie pop 80’s mix thats satisfies the… Read more »

We talk to Sports Team about diss tracks and Cambridge as they release debut EP ‘Winter Nets’

29 Jan 2018

Sports Team have spent the last 12 months travelling the country, honing their craft and building a following ready to listen to their recorded offerings. Today, the band release ‘Winter Nets’ via Nice Swan Records. The EP serves as an introduction to not only to the bands sound and influence, but their character. One of… Read more »

Insecure Men: Behind the Scenes of ‘Teenage Toy’

24 Jan 2018

After revealing to us at the beginning last year that his new group, Insecure Men wasn’t just a covers band making lo-fi versions of songs like ‘Rainy Days and Mondays’ and ‘Streets of Philadelphia’, Saul Adamczewski has now released two new songs from a completed album that is a far cry from early Fat Whites… Read more »

Trudy and the Romance treat us to tracks from ‘Junkyard Jazz’ live from The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

10 Jan 2018

Trudy and The Romance are set to have a fantastic year. Yep, we’re only 10 days in and we’re already calling it. If their stellar debut EP “Junkyard Jazz”, which arrived late last year, wasn’t enough to convince you so, the Liverpool-based band are now getting ready to release their highly-anticipated first album in late… Read more »

In Photos: The Starlight Magic Hour at The Five Bells

10 Jan 2018

January 5th saw The Starlight Magic Hour roll into The Five Bells upon our request for the second time. This visit however was slightly more special, as this was a celebration of the Manchester bands debut single ‘I’m The Swan To Your Song (Keira’s Song)’. To document the evening, in photos and in film were… Read more »