Life Pop Bang – Lyon Tide – Album of the month.

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Midlands based Lyon Tide have just chucked a hand grenade into the reckoning for best album of the year with their sophomore album Life Pop Bang. The follow up to their debut - shoegazey, dream pop debut Beginnings of Ends the Brummie trio have released an album that is as far away from that rather … Continue reading Life Pop Bang – Lyon Tide – Album of the month.

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Single Review – Teenage Waitress – Pretty Little Baby

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After releasing one of my favourite albums of 2020 with the Wonky Psychedelic Pop of Love & Chemicals plus also doing a few gigs (one of which was for me πŸ˜ƒ) Mr Teenage Waitress or Dan to his friends has been a bit quiet. Beavering away working on album two, he has only released a … Continue reading Single Review – Teenage Waitress – Pretty Little Baby

The Shed Project – The Curious Mind Of A Common Man – Album Review

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Was it Noel Gallagher that wrote on Fade Away. While we're livingThe dreams we have as children fade away. I've always felt the poignancy of this lyric especially as I got older and felt at times that my dreams had indeed gone forever. Well sometimes they don't, sometimes if you're (mostly) 5 middle aged blokes … Continue reading The Shed Project – The Curious Mind Of A Common Man – Album Review

The Heavy North – Electric Soul Machine – Album Review

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There is a moment at the end of the first song on the album - The Genie a huge Black Sabbath type riff opening salvo, when the trumpet kicks in when you say your first WOW!...it's the first of many. Liverpool's The Heavy North have been playing their rock n roll n soul n blues … Continue reading The Heavy North – Electric Soul Machine – Album Review

Album Review – Apollo Junction – All In

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A year is a long time in music - especially if you have been locked down and unable to gig and promote yourself.What if you had just issued your debut album and were starting to make some headway in the choppy indie waters, trying to bring your electro pop fussed bangers to the world? What … Continue reading Album Review – Apollo Junction – All In

Ashley Stacey – London Loves

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What do you get if you mix bits of Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller, Ray Davies, The Who,The Enemy in a big old blender? You’ll get the talented singer songwriter that is Ashley Stacey. This South London lad has been putting out consistently brilliant songs overthe last 18 months, from his debut album last year "The … Continue reading Ashley Stacey – London Loves

Album of the Month – The Shop Window – The State of Being Human

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Jangle pop what a great word that is - the euphoric sound of layered guitars and vocals coming together to create a sound that harks back to a bygone age when Indie was great, and all the cool kids were playing it. But first a history lesson - C86 was an album that many of … Continue reading Album of the Month – The Shop Window – The State of Being Human

Album Review – Tales from the Great Central Line Vol 1 – The Mariners

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So, what have you achieved during lockdown?  Have you released yourself on the world at the start of 2020, released 2 albums that you wrote, produced, designed yourself?  Put out numerous interesting video clips of your songs, created great merch and opened your arms to a whole load of people that love what you do?  … Continue reading Album Review – Tales from the Great Central Line Vol 1 – The Mariners

Joe Astley – Television Fantasy – Pre-release Review

So, what makes a pop star nowadays? The looks, the style, the voice, the songs. Same as it ever was, I guess. But it doesn't have to be prefabricated, created on a reality show, groomed, and polished and the soul sucked out of it. It can be cool, and real, relatable but still be all … Continue reading Joe Astley – Television Fantasy – Pre-release Review