Today marks the end of Independent Venue Week, which usually means a week long slew of attention for the many independent venues that operate around the UK during this week. Typically, this week would be packed with live gigs every night of the week as venues partake in the celebrating the recognition of their place […]
Month: January 2021
Sometimes in music, like in other areas of the arts, you need to look backwards to move forwards. Just as the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood of Millais, Rossetti and Holman Hunt looked back to the clean lines of pre-renaissance art, so the Leeds Brotherhood of Williamson, Wilson, Potter, Thornton and Hope take their inspiration from 80’s New-pop […]
SINGLE REVIEW: BRB – Barbara.
There cannot be many songwriters that have taken an episode of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror as their muse, but with BRB, Brighton duo, Barbara (Henry and John Tydeman) have done just that. BRB is Barbara‘s debut single and it is a delightful introduction to their work. It’s a luxuriant piece of power-pop crammed full of […]
REVIEW: Goth Girl – VENUS GRRRLS
Following the release of their debut EP last April, VENUS GRRRLS release their brand new single, and first of 2021, “Goth Girl” on January 22nd. PRE-SAVE “GOTH GIRL” HERE Returning with the first track since their incredible EP, “Wicked Things”, VENUS GRRRLS are clearly out to make a big statement in 2021. The track, released […]
SINGLE REVIEW: Shake – Hot Laundry.
The only upside to an extended festive period in Tier 3 is that it gave me the opportunity to catch-up on some of the recent releases that have been sent to me in the forlorn hope of me reviewing them. I don’t encourage this behaviour for three reasons: I am essentially a very leisurely writer; […]