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Articles by: Alex Mills

by 13 Jul 2020

Review: Black Bordello orchestrate the night of the living musical with their self-titled debut

In the aftermath of PJ Harvey’s ‘Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea’, deep beneath the seedy buzz of inner-city subway stations and Cirque-de-societal-surge, the prog-dreamers have awoken.  Instantly bursting into flame and engulfing breath in its path, Black…

by 10 Jul 2020

Listen: Connie Constance shares new single ‘James’

You know that feeling of not being able to pull your head through a crush’s sweater because the ideal is too narrow and the expectations too large? The material stretches inconsistently and the attached ribbing clings to the wrong, side…

by 06 Jul 2020

Watch: Pynch share new single ‘Somebody Else’

If you haven’t spent your months writing fictional agendas and turning wistful diary-entries into a full-time creative hobby, then good for you. Constructively realistic with their latest single ‘Somebody Else’, Pynch ramble lists of candid ‘what-not-to-do’s’, hypothetical holidays and exploratory…

by 25 Jun 2020

Review: Bananagun are flawlessly fervent on debut ‘The True Story of Bananagun’

It’s been six decades since the Rainbow Renaissance first took to planet earth in light of a re-awakening, yet their enlightened ethos remains a force to be reckoned with. Reinventing capsuled-time, and transporting such to a 21st Century proto-pot of…

by 25 Jun 2020

Listen: Echochamp release Trussell Trust Covers Compilation Ft. members of The Magic Gang, Our Girl and more

London label Echochamp, are a bunch of folk who take the DIY ethos quite literally to heart.   Attentively led by George Boorman and Paeris Giles of The Magic Gang, and with alumni spanning from Icehead to Night Vision, they return…

by 23 Jun 2020

Listen: Fenne Lily shares ‘Alapathy’ and announces album ‘BREACH’

It’s easy to forget that there’s a world outside, of the familial existence behind your very own front door. When faded postcards seek to act as a pivotal reminder of reality, and day-dreamily rolling your hands along a brick-bare wall…

by 19 Jun 2020

Listen: Sprints share new single ‘The Cheek’ via Nice Swan Records

Dublin has amassed a very specific notoriety for grabbing discord by the chord, and creating something physically untouchable. Whilst Sprints may be the scenes more “recent” offering, it goes without argument that the four piece have been destroying the circuit…

by 19 Jun 2020

Listen: Savage Gary and youngblackmale share ‘Cigarettes pt.2’ as part of Speedy Wunderground Quarantine Series

The world has become a lonely ruckus. As infiltrated white-noise aims to fill cracks in time in which communicative crossfire seeks to break walls, now is not the time to remain silent and yet we must give space to those…

by 17 Jun 2020

Watch: Blackaby announce debut EP with new single ‘What’s On The TV?’

Too often in life the fun gets weighed down by mundane uncertainty. Granted, there are many a bullish birdsong reasoning to wake up in the morning with exceedingly low expectations of reality. Yet, every now and again – for whatever…