Articles by: Poppy Richler

by 03 Aug 2023

Review: Speedy Wunderground Celebrate 10 years with Boldest Artistic Statement to Date on ‘The Dubs – Vol 1’

To celebrate Speedy’s 10th year in action, twenty of Carey’s favourite B-Sides will be released as physical box consisting of ten 7″ singles.

by 07 Apr 2023

Interview: Wunderhorse – Shifting to a band, Van Morrison and the Rush of Playing Live.

“‘Astral Weeks’ helped me rediscover my imagination which I think I’d been missing trying to be a punk. And I wasn’t!”

by 09 Sep 2022

Review: Dramatic, Heartfelt and Memorable – End of the Road 2022

Heralded for its eclectic and diverse line-up, festival-goers had daily opportunities to float between alt-pop, traditional folk, hard-core and veterans of the left-field.

by 25 Mar 2022

Listen: Bishopskin Share New Single ‘Lean Closer’

​​When Bishopskin released their debut album ‘Ye Olde Britland Isle Bishopskin’ in 2020, they were apparently confused by the traction the album garnered. Listening to that first album through to the new single ‘Lean Closer’, released via Isolar Records, makes this confusion……

by 18 Mar 2022

Review: Island Of Love Release ‘Songs Of Love’ EP

Today, Island of Love release their EP ‘Songs of Love’ – a whirlwind tour of odes to loved ones, grunge and youthful angst through the ages. The 12-minute EP is a guide through the hardcore musical histories that brought Karim, Linus,…

by 09 Mar 2022

Listen: Ethan P. Flynn Shares New Single ‘Distraught’

Flynn’s music signals an exciting shift towards embracing and exploring the idiosyncrasies of pop, rather than treating the genre as faux-pas.

by 19 Jan 2022

Listen: Piglet Shares New Single ‘Oan’

Piglet’s music is a melodic translation of laying one’s cards on the table, holding your hands up and saying ‘here you go.’

by 14 Dec 2021

Listen: Shame Share Christmas Single ‘Baldur’s Gate’

Shame do not traverse the path of tacky references to loved ones, being warm by the fire, rhyming ‘sleigh bells ring’ with ‘ding-a-ling-a-ling’ etc.

by 21 Oct 2021

Listen: Glasgow’s Vlure Share ‘Heartbeat’ and Announce Debut EP

Anthemic, epic and revolutionary come to mind when trying to describe VLURE…