I’ve been waiting for the right time to come back to this band for a couple of months now. Back in January I included them in my (thinly veiled) list of ‘tips for 2011’ and with a new EP out, entitled ‘Hypnagogic Lullaby’, I have good reason to listen to them all over again. The band in question are Weird Dreams. Did I ever tell you how much I love that ...
A month or so ago, via a friend whose music taste is always interesting, I came across a video by an unfamiliar band. I liked the name and so I tentatively clicked play, taking a step into the unknown. There, I was instantly hit with Tearist. Say it aloud and it almost sounds like terrorist - surely no accident. They even have that feel to their music - abrasive, noisy and very much on the ...
A couple of weeks ago, I was at the Hoxton Underbelly to see two talented young London bands that will surely grace these pages in the coming months. But it was a band that I knew little about that would strike me that evening, and see me scouring their back catalogue for another fix. They are Underground Railroad. Yes, I know, I’m pretty late on this one. Already signed to One Little...
A couple of weeks ago I put out two posts on just half of the remnants of Bolt Action Five, on Thursday I caught their former lead singer and his latest project Danimal Kingdom live for a single launch at the Queen of Hoxton. I’ve been aware of his very particular brand of Pop for quite awhile now, ever since we collaborated on a TATW project a year or so ago. And so...