The galaxy according to Bang Bang Romeo
Achieving iconic status before releasing your debut album might sound impossible but Bang Bang Romeo’s Anastasia Walker has accomplished just that. ...more
Chastity Belt conjure up a dream on their eponymous album
If you're instantly suspicious when a band chooses an eponymous title well into their career, don't worry. Chastity Belt are quick to ease concerns on...more
The Regrettes show us How to Love
John Hughes might be remembered more for The Breakfast Club but nobody will ever love that film as deeply as some of us love Pretty In Pink. It nails ...more
The Future Is Here for Sleater-Kinney
The turbulence of new sonic pursuits and the departure of Janet Weiss have dominated the build-up to The Center Won’t Hold, Sleater-Kinney’s secon...more
Pinky Pinky cook up something special on Turkey Dinner
Pinky Pinky have avoided every possible pitfall on their debut album Turkey Dinner. The three Los Angeles-based musicians channel a wide swath of in...more
Some great Reward from Cate Le Bon
Written during a self-imposed exile to Cumbria, the lonely, rural environment of the Lakes District informs Cate Le Bon’s brilliantly crafted new al...more
The Regrettes, Beach Goons, SWMRS @ Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, 22/03/2019
Timing is everything. Los Angeles-based garage punk upstarts The Regrettes have been growing their fan base through a combination of tireless touring ...more
The Coathangers get serious with The Devil You Know
“And I ain’t got time for niceties,” sang Vic Chesnutt some years ago. The Coathangers, also hailing from Georgia, channel the same attitude on ...more
Lily & Madeleine captivate on Canterbury Girls
With each album, Lily & Madeleine find new ways to enchant us. On Canterbury Girls the sisters get more personal, as their fourth album in 6 years...more
Sunflower Bean come for us on King of the Dudes EP
This writer still hasn't unpinned his end-of-year tweet applauding Sunflower Bean’s Twentytwo in Blue as the finest album of 2018, and now they're t...more