Single Review: Gently Tender’s – Some Hard Advice

A band that used to make me insanely happy was London’s Palma Violets. Lead vocalist Sam Fryer and two of his former band mates (Pete Mayhew and Will Doyle) are now touting for business as members of Gently Tender (together with The Big Moon’s Celia Archer, and guitarist Adam Brown also in the band). Last autumn saw the tantalising release of the first couple of … Continue reading Single Review: Gently Tender’s – Some Hard Advice

Single Review: Gently Tender – 2 Chords Good

With allegations of abuse currently swirling around one of the most energetic bands I’ve seen live, Chicago’s The Orwells and feeling desperately sad for both the alleged victims and the couple of band members who appear clean of accusation, it brought me to reflecting about happier times where your heroes didn’t let you down and some of the best gigs I’ve ever seen. It wasn’t … Continue reading Single Review: Gently Tender – 2 Chords Good