Track Reviews

Single Review: Handsome // The Vaccines

February 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the most sorely missed bands of recent years has finally returned, after months of hard tea cup balancing and noodle eating. After a brief spell of silence on both social media and the UK gig circuit, The Vaccines have released a video for ‘Handsome’. This is the first single off their [Read More]

Track Review: Bedsit // The Rusbies

January 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rusbies, who describe themselves as a ‘4 piece punk-ish band” are based in Sheffield, already building up a large following there. Their new track ‘Bedsit’ is a witty, fast paced, guitar song, reminiscent of Buzzcocks. They’re the new breed of punk. ‘I don’t feel love, when [Read More]

Track Review: Siren In The Slums // Rawfolds

January 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Distorted, fuzzy vocals are always a winner. This track from West Yorkshire band Rawfolds is a catchy little tune, with hints of 60s influences and a dash of The Smiths. The profound lyrics draw comparisons to Jake Bugg’s gloomy tales of urban misery… ‘Siren In The Slums’ seems to tell [Read More]

Track Review: Soothsayer // Struggle

January 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Love can be found in the most unexpected of places. By love I mean sonic love. You can hear something that instantly steals your heart or something that over time wears the heart down. Unfortunately for me this is neither. Soothsayer are a self-proclaimed ‘unique blend of Acoustic indie folk/ [Read More]

Single Review: Mental Home // Hyena

January 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is the debut track from Telford quartet Hyena, and it doesn’t half cause a racket. I first heard it listening to Steve Lamaq’s show on BBC Radio 6 and it straight away drew me in with its crashing guitars and loud drums. It’s a song that you can play over and over again, its [Read More]

Track Review: Greek Tragedy // The Wombats

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

After a long wait of almost four years, The Wombats are finally back. They’ve just premiered the lead single off of their forthcoming LP: Glitterbug on radio 1 and this time round they’re sounding serious. They’ve definitely hung onto the catchy guitar driven indie pop that we all [Read More]

Track Review: Time Machine // Maybelleen

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Camiré brothers make up the psychedelic duo that is Maybelleen. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Maybelleen embarked on their first independent tour in the United Kingdom playing in pubs in Manchester, Bath, and London in 2014. They are now set to release their debut EP, Stereotypes on the [Read More]