• Reviews
    Les Animaux Sauvages – Oberlicht – Album Review

    By Jordan Mooney. 2017, if you judge from our email inbox, is a pretty dry year so far. (Perhaps we’re impatient. It’s only the 14th of January.) So you can imagine our immense relief to see a message from a suspicious, tall, bowler-hatted stranger from Bulgaria, letting us know he had something from 2016 we […]

  • Reviews
    Hands Off Gretel – Burn the Beauty Queen – Album Review

    By Jordan Mooney. Where does one go for a new sight? Or a new taste? A new sound? We’ve often theorised that the best place is Whitby Goth Weekend, and it’s at the Spa in April 2016 that we first met the impenetrable power of Hands Off Gretel. Now, the Riotous, raucous and unhinged opus […]

  • Reviews
    Carl Moorcroft – On The Road – Album Review

    By Jordan Mooney. Indie Acoustic albums have never quite sat well with me; I’m far more in the punky side of things, and, in my experience (thank you email inbox), they all too often end up sounding irritatingly pretentious, crooning about lost love so consistently that it’s awfully tempting to provide a pigeonhole for ‘fop-haired […]

  • Interviews
    Blues, Politics and War – And We Should Die of That Roar.

    By Jordan Mooney. Header image basis, first article photograph and posters courtesy of Igor Gruda, Grafotopia That element of tragedy which lies in the very fact of frequency, has not yet wrought itself into the coarse emotion of mankind; and perhaps our frames could hardly bear much of it. If we had a keen vision […]

  • Reviews
    Album Review: The People The Poet – The Narrator

    Review by Jordan Mooney. It’s fairly likely that very few of you will have heard of the band subject to my writing today. But you may well know them by their previous name. The People The Poet, originally known as Tiger Please, are one of those bands who humble themselves on the considerable talent they […]