Band Interview: Simmer

Simmer‘s second EP, Yellow Streak, is now available to stream or buy physically through Dog Knights Productions. We spoke to vocalist and guitarist Julius Schiazza about Simmer’s scene at home, releasing through Dog Knights, being part of a Record Day Store release and his thoughts on o play. Your time together as a band has […]

Sunday Notes – 29/3/15

Having lost an hour today moving forward to British Summer Time, all is not lost — because here is a breakdown of a ton of new music for you to check out. First up are the magnificent power pop trio Personal Best, who return with Arnos Vale. Looking ahead to May and June, the Bristol […]

EP Review: Slowlight – Slowlight

Slowlight are a post hardcore punk band from Glasgow, Scotland and have been active in the scene for around just over a couple of years. Consisting of band members Colin O‘Hara (vocals, guitar), Beth Black (vocals, bass), Neil Jarvie (guitar) and Steven Hill (drums). They draw their main influence from punk rock favourites Fugazi, Jawbox, […]

EP Review: Honey Pot – Demo 2014

Honey Pot are a band consisting of two members; Alex Hall, Jake Griffith, an acoustic guitar and their soft, sweet voices, with their demo grounding them as an acoustic emo act. Their music has been released through a small independent label, Local Colour Records, who have released music from similar bands such as Bohica and Jaded. […]

News: Hevy add more bands

Kent’s Hevy Festival have added 13 more bands today, including A Wilhelm Scream, The Fall of Troy and Teenage Bottlerocket. They join Thrice who are playing a UK exclusive reunion set at the festival, along with tons of others. The full list of additions: The Fall of Troy (playing ‘Doppelgänger’ in full) Judge Ignite A Wilhelm Scream […]

Smokey Bastard

Seeing Your Scene vs Pay to Play #3: Smokey Bastard

Aled from Reading’s folk punk heroes Smokey Bastard felt compelled to tell us his thoughts on pay to play after our Fishlock Fridays article, letting us know that he loves a chance to have a rant on the topic. Clearly passionate on the subject, Aled takes us through, not just the lack of morals in pay […]

EP Review: Football, Etc. – Disappear

Count Your Lucky Stars, have been gaining speed across the past few years, having released the highly acclaimed The Albatross (2014) by Foxing and Intersections (2013) by DIY’s hardest working man, Evan Weiss. This month CYLS are set to co-release the latest EP by Houston, TX’s Football, Etc. with strictly no capital letters records. Disappear sounds like an […]

Jake & The Jellyfish - Dead Weight

Album Review: Jake & The Jellyfish – Dead Weight

The last album from Jake & The Jellyfish, 2013’s Credit Cards & Overdrafts, was in one word; brilliant. With a debut that strong it’s hard to see how a band could progress more. However, after what I assume is a lot of hard work, Jake & The Jellyfish have gone next level. Dead Weight is a finely […]