Honeyblood Confirm Babes Never Die With UK Tour

Scottish indie band Honeyblood play Bristol’s Fleece on November 23. The band comprising of Stina Tweeddale and Cat Myers will be playing the gig in support of an extensive UK tour supporting their new album Babes Never Die released on November 4. Babes Never Die was recorded in winter 2016 with Gorillaz and Jamie TContinue reading “Honeyblood Confirm Babes Never Die With UK Tour”

Meet The Band: Clay

Leeds band Clay came into being in June 2014, and consist of songwriting brothers Joe and Jack Harvey, bass player Rob Gration, a childhood friend, and Danny Armitage. The bands track Sun Dance was picked up by Zane Lowe back in 2014, who played it BBC Radio 1 as one of his last ever Next Hype features.TheContinue reading “Meet The Band: Clay”

September Girls Return With Age Of Indignation – Q&A With Paula Cullen

FORMED in Dublin in 2011 September Girls were named after the Big Star song (by way of The Bangles), September Girls and share songwriting and vocal duties amongst each of the band members. Comprising Paula Cullen on bass, Caoimhe Derwin and Jessie Ward O’Sullivan on guitar, Lauren Kerchner on keys and drummer Sarah Grimes, they recently releasedContinue reading “September Girls Return With Age Of Indignation – Q&A With Paula Cullen”

Newport’s Darling Buds Join Gigantic All-Dayer Festival Line-Up

Ahead of the appearance of legendary Newport Indie pop band The Darling Buds at Manchester’s Gigantic All-Dayer later this month, Andy Howells chats to Andrea Lewis of the band. Andrea along with Chris McDonagh, Geraint Farr and Richard Gray formed The Darling Buds in Newport during 1986 “Newport is where we hailed from, with TJ’sContinue reading “Newport’s Darling Buds Join Gigantic All-Dayer Festival Line-Up”

Meet The Band: Vant

Following a blistering sold out NME Awards show at The Lexington, London-via-Seaham quartet Vant recently announced details of their new single Fly-By Alien which was named as Radio 1’s Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World. Produced by the band’s regular collaborator Sam Miller, the single is a maelstrom of irrepressible melody, focused aggression and frontmanContinue reading “Meet The Band: Vant”

Meet The Band: Lucius

FOLLOWING the release of Brooklyn indie-rockers Lucius’ latest album Good Grief, the band are out on a UK tour taking in Bristol’s Thekla on tonight. Lucius are lead by co-founders and vocalists Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig accompanied by multi-instrumentalists Andrew Burri, Peter Lalish and Dan Molad. Wolfe and Laessig met in 2005 while attending BerkleeContinue reading “Meet The Band: Lucius”

Meet The Band: Hinds

Spanish indie rock band Hinds are currently sending their UK fans in a spin with a sold out UK tour on the back of their debut album Leave Me Alone. Taking inspiration from contemporary American garage rockers Mac DeMarco, Ty Segall and The Black Lips, Leave Me Alone is an exciting introduction to the fun-loving quartetContinue reading “Meet The Band: Hinds”

Return Of The Ordinary Boys – Preston Interview

After a hiatus of nearly 10 years, The Ordinary Boys are back with what is arguably their strongest album to date and a new tour. Hot on the heels of their energy driven single Four Letter Word, the band are playing Cardiff Globe on November 5. The reformed line-up consists of the original trio –Continue reading “Return Of The Ordinary Boys – Preston Interview”

CD Review: Ratworld by Menace Beach

Ratworld is Leeds combo Menace Beach guitar-psyche fuelled debut. Harkening back to the days when indie music really was indie Ratworld is energetic loud and slightly out of phase but all the brilliant for it. Time for the great pretenders to move over, Drop Outs is among one of the many album highlights. A version ofContinue reading “CD Review: Ratworld by Menace Beach”

Meet The Band: Menace Beach

Back in the good old of days of 1990, Color Dream Games released Menace Beach for the then popular NES games console from Nintendo. Imagine skateboarding through a side-scrolling 8-bit world filled with balloons, clowns and disgruntled dockworkers in search of your cute pixilated girlfriend Bunny. It’s from this slightly surreal, esoteric world that thisContinue reading “Meet The Band: Menace Beach”