How to be in a band during the worst gig of all time

On a good day playing a
 show anywhere across mainland Europe means you are met warmly by staff
 at the venue, fed well, given plenty of beer to drink, people show up, enjoy the show, they chat afterwards, buy merch, everyone generally
 feels validated at their choices in life. Then you are given somewhere 
decent […]

Split Review: Don’t Ask! Records Four-Way Split

The 7” split recently released on Don’t Ask! Records features one song from each of four well established DIY punk bands commande le viagra. The split is also available digitally through Don’t Ask! Records’ Bandcamp. The first track, “We Seem Okay” is provided by Cheltenham’s Austeros. Austeros, much like bands such as The Kimberley Steaks and T-Shirt Weather have […]

Stream/download Seeing Your Scene compilation #1 here!

After a few months of trying… We’ve finally managed to release our first compilation! So here you go, it’s streaming in full below, or click over to our Bandcamp page to download it for free – or pay, and all proceeds will be donated to Action for M.E. I can say from first hand experience AFME […]

Album Review: Isaac – Burner

In recent years, Nottingham has become somewhat of a scene hub for the Midlands. Great venues including Chameleon Café and JT Soar along with the active scene attracts international acts as well as a plethora UK bands to the city. Out of the all the bands formed in this supportive atmosphere, none are as well liked […]

Live Review: Clear Your Throat festival #2 (Nottingham, 14/03/15)

Nottingham’s Clear Your Throat festival came back around pretty quickly. Seven months after the first, The Chameleon in the city centre was once again host to the eclectic all-dayer. This time it was the day before Mother’s Day, so being situated (literally) above a card shop had never been handier. Kicking off proceedings were Nottingham’s […]

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 […]