Looking back at 2014… with Mixtape Saints

Sam (vocals/guitar) looks back at his year going solo with Mixtape Saints! How was 2014 for you? Up and down I guess… Played some really great shows with some really great people, but nowhere near as many as I wanted to! I guess its that time of year where everyone gets all introspective and retrospective… […]

Looking back at 2014… with Muncie Girls

Lande (vocals/bass) from Muncie Girls looks back at the band’s year! How was 2014 for you? Well, it’s been a super busy year. We did Reading and Leeds and Fest which were all big milestones for us. It’s also been the year where we’ve been writing our first album and demoing. We’ve demoed the first […]

EP Review: Places To Hide – Wild N Soft

Places To Hide are an indie punk band that formed around 2010 from Atlanta, USA that consists of Kyle Swick (vocals, guitar), Deborah Hudson (vocals, guitar), Steve Valero (Bass) and Gavin Caffrey (Drums). They are releasing their new E.P Wild N Soft through record label Tiny Engines, who they recently signed to this summer. Showing […]

Looking back at 2014 with… Ill Gotten Gains

We caught up with Basingstoke’s finest ska-punk band Ill Gotten Gains about their 2014. How was 2014 for you? It was amazing. We played loads of great gigs across the country, made loads of new friends and had lots of fun doing it. Never a dull moment. What was the best/most memorable show you played? It’s a […]

Looking back at 2014… with Austeros

Cheltenham’s finest DIY powerpop trio Asuteros have a look back at 2014. How has 2014 been for you? It’s been a good year! Considering it was our first full year as a band, we’ve been quite busy. We released our second EP on Round Dog Records, which is run by Fraser from Murderburgers. Played some […]

Band Interview: Laura Stevenson

We had a chat with the amazing Laura Stevenson before her show in Derby. On this UK tour she’s joined by her full band, The Cans, and we spoke about the contrast in touring with a band compared to solo, looking back on Wheel [2013] and her plans for a new record! How’s the tour […]

Looking Back at 2014… with Dirty Revolution

We look back at 2014 with Dirty Revolution’s wonderful vocalist Reb, discussing their last year ever as a band. How was 2014 for you? 2014 has been emotional; obviously the band ending and working towards a last release has been a bit of a rollercoaster, but I feel like we are going out on a high and […]

SYS Exclusive Stream: Facing Up stream demo

New band Facing Up have put their demo up for streaming – which can be found below. The band is from Brighton and made up of ex Fighting Fiction members. We had a chat to vocalist/guitarist Jacob Glew about the project. Below is what he had to say: This is a rehearsal room/bedroom demo kindly recorded by […]