REVIEW: Into the Night – Clear Vinyl

Into The Night is the latest release from Sheffield band Clear Vinyl. The long anticipated follow up from their trio of singles in 2019, Into The Night is a song about not fitting in, wanting to escape and go back to simpler times. Band: Clear VinylTrack: Into The NightTime: 3:29 minutesFor fans of: Cold Years,Continue reading “REVIEW: Into the Night – Clear Vinyl”

REVIEW: Nylon Wire – Egyptian Blue

On April 10th, Brighton based Egyptian Blue will release their sophomore EP “Body of Itch” the long-anticipated follow up to 2019’s “Collateral Damage”. The band have today shared the second track from the EP, “Nylon Wire” which comes after the release of the scuzzy first track, “Never”. Their debut EP gained radio airplay on someContinue reading “REVIEW: Nylon Wire – Egyptian Blue”

INTERVIEW: Reclaim Vienna

I was looking forward to seeing Reclaim Vienna play Zanzibar in Liverpool this weekend.  I was not surprised or disappointed that the gig was cancelled.  These are strange times we’re living in, but gigs will be rescheduled, and that’ll give us all something to look forward to. Cheshire based Reclaim Vienna are brothers Danny andContinue reading “INTERVIEW: Reclaim Vienna”

REVIEW: Feel My Soul – The DLX

Bristol based, dirty-rock, band The DLX are back with new single “Feel My Soul”. The track is their first in 2020 and signals a more mature and original sound than before. It’s a typical British indie-rock song, with a classic DLX grunge-like feel running throughout. Band: The DLXTrack: Feel My SoulTime: 3:35 minutesFor fans of:Continue reading “REVIEW: Feel My Soul – The DLX”

REVIEW: [Insert Girls Name Here] – The Luka State

There’s little doubt that we all know where the beating heart of North-West indie music currently lies.  Wigan.  Perhaps Wigan should be looking over its shoulder, towards the south and the salty Cheshire plains around Winsford.  Local boys, Deja Vega are building an escalating reputation, Reclaim Vienna are creating a bit of a buzz, andContinue reading “REVIEW: [Insert Girls Name Here] – The Luka State”

REVIEW: Bad Decisions – Chasing Deer

Band: Chasing DeerTrack: Bad DecisionsTime: 2:55 minutesFor fans of: Shinedown, Hozier, Tom WalkerH2N Rating 72/100 The UK’s answer to Shinedown have arrived with Bad Decisions, their most ambitious and complex effort to date. When I first heard Chasing Deer in 2019 when they released Unstoppable I thought, “nice, this is nice” and I compared themContinue reading “REVIEW: Bad Decisions – Chasing Deer”

REVIEW: I Want It All – Blackwaters

Band: BlackwatersTrack: I Want It AllTime: 2:36 minutesFor fans of: Libertines, Babyshambles, FIDLARH2N Rating 76/100 Sheffield’s Blackwaters release follow-up to indie anthem Two Time Lover. I Want It All is loud, fast paced and up there with their best work to date. So with the country in almost lockdown, I’ve taken it upon myself toContinue reading “REVIEW: I Want It All – Blackwaters”

REVIEW: Brain Cell – Autopilot

Band: AutopilotTrack: Brain CellTime: 3:57 minutesFor fans of: Killers, Sundara Karma, New OrderH2N Rating 69/100 In an attempt to review a band starting with every letter in 2020, I thought it logical to kick off with the letter A and there was no better band to choose than midlands outfit Autopilot who recently released newContinue reading “REVIEW: Brain Cell – Autopilot”

Stockton Calling announces full lineup

Stockton Calling’s Full Line-Up Announced Stockton Calling – Teesside’s biggest and best multi-venue music festival – returns to Stockton on Saturday 11 April 2020.  Each year, venues across the town host stellar headliners, some of the most exciting national emerging artists, alongside the very best of regional acts. Now in its 11th year, Stockton CallingContinue reading “Stockton Calling announces full lineup”

LIVE: RATS – The Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool

When I got in on Friday night, I turned on the TV, and there was a programme on BBC 4 titled ‘Whatever Happened to Rock and Roll’.  Well Lauren Laverne and Eric Burdon, if you’d spent the last few hours at Liverpool’s Invisible Wind Factory, courtesy of This Feeling, then you’d know it’s alive andContinue reading “LIVE: RATS – The Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool”