Category Archives: alt-rock

Saint Agnes release ‘Diablo, Take Me Home’ ahead of tour

After a run of festival dates in the UK and Europe this summer including a mainstage appearance at Kendal Calling, Saint Agnes release live favourite ‘Diablo, Take Me Home’. Onstage they declare “We are Saint Agnes. We are a rock … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCLXXIV : Love Is – Clarity  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

If hardcore was defined by loud and aggressive acts sonic defiance, then post-hardcore bands found other, more intricate and dynamic ways of blowing off steam and that is certainly apparent in Clarity’s music. Love Is is a perfect blend of … Continue reading

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Nomadic  – Linqo (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Rock is all about the big, the dramatic, the widescreen and sky scraping, at least the music that leaves a lasting impression is anyway. But that doesn’t mean that it is just about turning the volume up and delivering testosterone … Continue reading

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Echo Town new album and tour dates

Arriving on 5th October 2018 as the eagerly awaited follow-up to their benchmark album, 2016’s ‘Be Strong Troop On’, the dynamic duo of Richard & Robert Harrison make their return and clearly mean business. A fusion of molten rock wig-outs, … Continue reading

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The Lazlo Device share new single ‘Known to You’

London band The Lazlo Device are set to share another single from sophmore album You Stumble, I Fall. Having recently released their glittering end-of-the-night track ‘Beetle’, and the huge, desert-summoning album closer ‘You Stumble, I Fall’, the experimental post-rock foursome … Continue reading

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Don’t Feel To Work –  Evan Jewett (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Whilst there is undoubtedly an art to writing songs that are all about immediacy and hook, ones which you can find a way into as soon as the song enters your consciousness, that is only one approach. Such songs are … Continue reading

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Gargantua –  Siblings of Us (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You turn your back for a few months and bands go and change their whole sound. Okay, that’s a bit dramatic but whilst there is a radical shift from the crazed alt-disco, warped synth-wave, vibe towards a much more rock … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCLXIX: Before It’s Too Late –  Major Moment (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Major Moment seem to understand that rock music can be both powerful and graceful, that it doesn’t have to be the testosterone driven blunt trauma cliche that less imaginative bands are happy to perpetuate. Instead, Before It’s Too Late mixes … Continue reading

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Micah P. Hinson and The Musicians of the Apocalypse tour dates

Micah P. Hinson and the Musicians of the Apocalypse will release their new album ‘When I Shoot At You With Arrows, I Will Shoot To Destroy You’ through Full Time Hobby on 26th October. Recorded in 24 hours somewhere in … Continue reading

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Habberdash Premiere ‘What Do We Know’ Single

Pushing forward with the 2nd release from their ‘Morning After The Madness’ EP, the South Yorkshire (UK) outfit unveil their ‘What Do We Know’ official video single. With their previous track ‘Like A Lover’ parading their ability to conjure up accessible pop-soaked … Continue reading

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