INTERVIEW & ALBUM NEWS: Captain Wilberforce release their new album – ‘Black Sky Thinking’...
It’s been a while – their last album was released in 2011 – but Leeds based Captain Wiberforce is back with a new album and a permanent line-up. I asked Simon about working with the new line-up and the new album.
BAND FEATURE: The Seamonsters
Sheffield band The Seamonsters are playing at Outlines Festival (Friday 3rd March at Plug) and have a new single single - ‘Lost (And Found)’ - out soon. This made it good time to ask the ‘indie glitter band’ a little about getting together, influences and future plans
BAND FEATURE: The Elephant Trees
With the release of their single ‘90 Degrees’ coming up at the end of the month, a video for the track available now and a single launch gig at The Wardrobe Leeds on the 2nd March there’s a lot going on for The Elephant Trees. I took the opportunity to ask them about how they got together, influences and plans for the future
BAND FEATURE: Everin – The boys are back!
And back with a vengeance – with a new album ‘Morning Will Make Monsters Of Us All’, successful gigs, and a new album in the pipeline
VIDEO PREMIERE: Vuromantics – ‘Waiting On A Storm’
Dark Pop newcomers Vuromantics burst into action at the start of 2017 with a surprise band reveal, single release and full UK tour announcement just weeks into the new year. The band was forged from the ashes of two of Sheffield's finest underground bands Stop Drop Robot & Monoking
SINGLE REVIEW: jellyskin – ‘Milk of Magnesia’
'It has discordant guitar, sweet harmonies and lush moments that you just wait to happen. It is - in it's nearly seven minutes - a mesmerising trip of a track'
EP PREVIEW: John Reed – ‘Dry The Life’ EP
So can I recommend this EP, without a doubt I can. Forget the fact that John bills himself as a folk artist, yep there’s folk but there’s a whole lot more to his music than that. These are just great songs played really well
ARTIST FEATURE: Thomas & The Empty Orchestra
Thomas & The Empty Orchestra is the music of Thomas Matthew Bower - formerly of the band O Captain. We took the opportunity of a new Thomas & The Empty Orchestra release - 'A More Equal Punishment' to ask Thomas some questions. And we review the track.
INTERVIEW: Chantel McGregor
Chantel McGregor and band will be headlining at the Brudenell Social Club Leeds on Wednesday 14th December. Henrietta Bond talks to her about her inspirations and what it means to be a woman in rock
REVIEW: Cosmic Shambles – ‘It’s All Over Now’
'as fine as a slice of laid-back West Coast Psychedelia as I've heard in a long time'