Isolation Blues #1

Welcome to our new regular feature 'Isolation Blues' whereby we post a playlist of some tracks we've been listening to in the last week that have helped to navigate through this strange new landscape. There are... Read More...
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Weekly Preview // 20.06-26.06

It's Glasto week, hence the heavens have heaved open. Yes, you heard it here first, we can blame the Eavises for the meteorological state of affairs. But for us mere mortals unblessed by their ticketing system,... Read More...
Three Lions Football Music

Weekly Preview // 16.05-22.05

The Premier League season ended with a bang yesterday - a very controlled bang with few people watching and fans going home disappointed. This week's events preview blog invites all manner of suspect musical de... Read More...

Interview // Proto Idiot

If rock'n'roll egoism is a disease, then Proto Idiot might be a cure. Their lo-fi fuzz boxes rattle and roll back to the garage rock Nuggets era. Clawing at their six-strings, four-strings and drumsticks, the t... Read More...
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Review // Skaters @ Night & Day Cafe

Words and Photos by Wes Foster With their latest EP, Skaters have cemented their post-punk orientated selves, heading more in the direction of the likes of ‘Nice Hat’ and ‘This Much I Care’ from the first re... Read More...

Review // Dan Sartain @ Night & Day Cafe

Words and photos by Wes Foster Opening the night was Gorgeous Bully, a band whose soft, alternative sound is turned into a heavier prospect for their live sets, though still has the same intelligent writing ... Read More...

Review // Manchester Punk Festival 2016

Words by Emma Nay One of the great things about this year’s Punk Festival line-up is that it looked to the future of the punk genre, resisting the urge to only book the crustiest 80s punk bands. In many case... Read More...