Why We Need to Regress the Music Scene
The challenge of being a musician hasn’t changed much over the years. Making music professionally is still the same slog: you study your trade, gai...more
Top 10 Songs to Learn to Play on the Guitar
Learning to play the guitar or any other instrument isn’t the piece of cake many self-taught musician make it out to be. Chances are at first you’...more
Interview: Big Thief on food, community and Masterpiece
Adrianne Lenker has the warmest voice you’ll hear this side of Christmas 2016. On record it transforms into a comforting lullaby, complimenting the ...more
Ones to Watch at Live At Leeds 2016
To start on a negative note, one of the worst things about inner city festivals and showcases is the trudge between venues and the inevitable let down...more
This Digital State: How the Physical Format’s Dead on its Feet
With Record Store Day approaching its 9th year, it would be easy to assume the listening world is willing to embrace music in a physical format once...more
Interview: The Coathangers chat California dreams
It's been a while since the UK last saw hide nor hair of Atlanta, GA based three-piece, The Coathangers. Though DrunkenWerewolf has periodically mad...more
Coves revamp for second album Peel
I first witnessed the whirlwind that is Coves live from a muddy field in Somerset, on a very cold night only warmed by too much red wine and, later st...more
She Makes War @ Thekla, Bristol, 26/03/2016
The atmosphere that exudes from Thekla this evening is maybe to be expected from a Saturday night on a boat that reliably puts on the best parties in ...more
Premiere: Siv Jakobsen captures the tranquility of her music in “Bullet” video
It's been a while since we wrote about the gorgeous work of Norwegian artist, Siv Jakobsen. Today the singer songwriter returns in style with the...more
Win tickets to Common People 2016
We've teamed up with Bestival to giveaway a pair of tickets to their new Common People event, taking place 28th May 2016 in South Park, Oxford and 29t...more