Articles by: Elvis Thirlwell

by 19 Sep 2023

Listen: Brighton’s Flip Top Head Share New Single ‘Alfred Street’

Brighton “Orchestral Cult Rockers” Flip Top Head share darkly propulsive new single ‘Alfred Street’ via Blitzcat Records. Written in about 40 minutes at the end of a rehearsal, just in time for guitarist Harry to catch his train – so…

by 15 Sep 2023

Listen: Liverpool’s Dog Sport Share New Single ‘Cylinders’

‘Cylinders’ drenches Shame-esque vocals in the lysergic warps of 90s-style shoegaze psychedelia – with a grungy bark and ghoulish bite.

by 05 Sep 2023

Listen: UNIVERSITY Share New Single ‘Notre Dame Made out of Flesh’ via Transgressive

A rampage of glorious desolation broaching emo, hardcore and punk – Crewe’s UNIVERSITY share the tear-sodden thunder of ‘Notre Dame Made of Flesh’ via Transgressive Records.

by 30 Aug 2023

Listen: J Mahon Shares New Single ‘Charly (Romantic Heart)’

Swanning towards the sunset like some forlorn farewell to these summer months, Berlin-via-Australia singer/songwriter J Mahon (FKA Emerson Snowe) soars and scintillates on balladic new single ‘Charly (Romantic Heart)’. It’s the final teaser of his debut album ‘Everything Has A…

by 22 Aug 2023

Review: Green Man Festival 2023 – Strange, Beautiful and Inspiring

Cosseted within the picturesque Brecon Beacons, the much-treasured Green Man festival holds inclusivity, diversity, and sustainability right at its forefront.

by 15 Aug 2023

Listen: Manchester’s Duvet Share New Single ‘Girlcow’

Guitar-toting punk-wranglers Duvet, contrary to their name, drift far from the reaches of comfort.

by 24 Jul 2023

Watch: Bristol’s Melotone Share Video for ‘Running Cold’ from Debut EP ‘And…Beyond’

Bristol alt-psych quartet Melotone share video for the ice-smooth ‘Running Cold’.

by 09 May 2023

Listen: Kentucky’s Wombo Return with ‘Slab’ and Announce New EP

Wombo’s world is an engrossing, eldritch surrealscape of comforting horrors; familiar but strange – friendly but aloof.

by 03 May 2023

Listen: Hot Face Share Debut Single ‘ dura dura’ via Speedy Wunderground

‘dura dura’ provides enough uprooting force to unthread jumpers, unpair shocks or send raincoats flying off their hooks.