• Reviews
    Aleister X – Peeing in Asbury Park EP – mini-review

    By Jordan Mooney. That imitable stallion of a man – that demigod of gentries – that veritable overlord of sound, Mr. Aleister X…has returned to Cat on the Wall with his latest EP, ‘Peeing in Asbury Park‘.   As ever it provides a soft bit of social commentary through the back alleys of Britain – […]

  • Reviews
    Jordan Reyne – ‘Mother’ – the second in a matriarchal series

    By Jordan Mooney. It’s always a great event when an independent musician releases a new album or EP. Forget a multi-million record artist releasing their 60th cash-in, forget an album of B-sides that weren’t good enough for release the first time ’round. Forget your limited editions, your special editions and your alternative cases… No, no. […]

  • Interviews
    A Baked Double Feature

    By Jordan Mooney Psychedelic Rock is, I feel, often underappreciated. Particularly when it’s done right. By the very nature of the genre, it has to get into the head – and perhaps more importantly, the mind. The human brain is notoriously easy to stick a tune into, but to unfold with music? That takes skill, […]

  • Interviews
    Interview with Anna Bo

    by Jordan Mooney. The idea of being a wunderkind – of being a child prodigy, in the traditional sense, is rather an extraordinary concept to most of us. In the modern music industry, most of this sense of traditionalism or acclaim for gifted musicians at a young age is almost completely neglected (Unless, of course, […]

  • Interviews
    Jack Barnett Double Feature – ‘Keeping Time’ EP

    By Jordan Mooney. An acoustic EP is often a very complex little thing, for all of the simplicity you may find in the arrangements and numbers behind it – an acoustic guitar is a masterful little instrument, something that can carry a range of emotions. If you combine it with a particularly talented musician, somebody […]

  • Reviews
    Evening Chorus: Acorn

    Evening Chorus: Acorn | Review by Jo Whitby Evening Chorus have produced a rather scrumptious offering in the shape of their next EP entitled ‘Acorn’. The five track EP highlights the band’s ability to make beautiful, soulful folk music that pulls at your heart and then, before the heartache becomes too much, lifts you up […]