Melvins: Five Legged Dog — album review

Melvins: Five Legged Dog (Ipecac Recordings) 15th October 2021 CD | DL 28th January 2022 LP With their new acoustic album Five-Legged Dog, the Melvins reveal how music can become wildly untethered from our expectations and experimentation can take new and unheralded forms. If you’d told me 20 years ago…

0 Comments

Sam Fender: Seventeen Going Under – album review

Sam Fender: Seventeen Going Under (Polydor Records) DL | LP | CD Out now BUY HERE The North Shields singer-songwriter perfects his trademark style on a lyrically introspective yet musically expansive follow-up to his hit debut album Hypersonic Missiles. The official video for the title track and lead single from…

0 Comments

Are You Listening? Festival 2021 : Reading – live review

Are You Listening? Festival, Reading 9th October 2021 Keith Goldhanger continues his month of visiting towns providing multi-venue all-day festivals. This week he reports on the annual Are You Listening? Festival held in Reading. It’s only been a month or so since our last visit to Reading but the rescheduled…

0 Comments

New Book Celebrates 50 Years of Punk Drumming

New Book Celebrates 50+ Years of Punk Drumming Cover art by Brian Walsby About Forbidden Beat: Perspectives on Punk Drumming Here’s the link to the Amazon UK page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Forbidden-Beat-Perspectives-Punk-Drumming/dp/1644282275 Here’s the link to the Amazon U.S. page: https://www.amazon.com/Forbidden-Beat-Perspectives-Punk-Drumming/dp/1644282275 “This collection is designed to shine a spotlight on the thrashing, crashing hearts of…

0 Comments

The Brothers Steve: Dose – album review

The Brothers Steve – Dose Big Stir CD/DL Released 15 October 2021 New 10 track album by power popping and hard rocking LA quintet The Brothers Steve on Big Stir Records. This is the follow up to their 2019 debut long player #1 and was entirely written and produced by…

0 Comments

Rich Nigga Shit

[Intro: Young Thug & Young Nudy] Juicy (Yo) Nav-y Yo Pi'erre, you wanna come out here? (Ayy) [Chorus: Young Thug & Juice WRLD] Rich nigga shit, calamari (Ow) I done pump faked on a split, I'm so sorry 1996 Benz, Tyler Perry 1996 rims like Atari (Ayy, ayy) Brown diamonds…

0 Comments

Maximo Park: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live review

Maximo Park O2 Ritz, Manchester 10th October 2021 North East indie-poppers Maximo Park bring their latest album Nature Always Wins to Manchester’s iconic O2 Ritz for a life-affirming show that felt a long time overdue. Louder Than War’s Dave Beech and Hels Millington (photographer) were there. Anyone who has seen…

0 Comments

The Velvet Underground – film review

Directed by Todd Haynes Released 15th October 2021 A new documentary by Todd Haynes tells the story of the dark stylists – The Velvet Underground. By 1993, the Velvet Underground had transformed from a cult collective to a cultural phenomenon synonymous with proto-everything. The band reformed after nearly twenty-three years…

0 Comments