Blackchords Announce Australian Tour To Support New Album ‘A Thin Line’

Melbourne, Australia’s Blackchords have released further details of their much anticipated new album, the follow up to the critically acclaimed eponymous debut release. We now have a title and a release date. ‘A Thin Line’ will be released by Blackchords on September 1st. In support of the release, the band have also announced their largest national tour

Band Of The Week. Shark?

Brooklyn band Shark? are doing what few bands have done since the mid 90’s; releasing their latest L.P on cassette. This ever-elusive medium only enhances the old school feel that the music of the album evokes. The band knows how to have fun and offering their music on cassette shows not only their love of timeless

Band Of The Week. Motorcycle Display Team

Hearing the words ‘Motorcycle Display Team’ wouldn’t automatically conjure up images of a pop-rock band, but think again. The London based three-piece are revving up for an action-packed twelve months. Releasing their debut album this August and touring the UK, 2012 is looking like their year. Forming back in 2008 Steve, Mog and Matt’s journey

Band Of The Week ‘Free Control’

  Free Control, are a Leicester based band who have been together since 2008. They comprise of bass guitarist Oliver Bloor, drummer Paul Cole, guitarist and vocalist Greg Shute, flutist and vocalist Sally Hossack and Mike Sole on keyboards. In 2009, the band appeared at Summer Sundae, adorning the main stage at De Montfort Hall

Band Of The Week. History Of The Trade

Introducing History Of The Trade, a four piece who’s members originate from Canterbury, Bournemouth and London. We can’t help but wonder whether the name was conceived just to create the acronym H.O.T.T! With the release of their excellent debut EP today, it seems fitting they should be our band of the week. Since earning their stripes on the

#FSOL. 18 Genna Marabese ‘We Are Animal’

Genna Marabese is an Italian born, Bedfordshire based alternative singer songwriter who conjures up discordant underground pop sounds. Her debut single “We Are Animal” is a strikingly powerful tune which immediately caught our attention. It’s clearly the first signs of love #FSOL and we can’t wait to hear more. “We Are Animal” released next Monday has 

RCM Interview. The Plea

Irish four piece the The Plea are our Band Of The Week. Their music is honest and real, just like the guys themselves, and we were lucky enough to grab them for a quick interview to find out a bit more about them and the story behind their music… Questions by Ellie Witt. Can you describe

Best of 2011 Part Two: Chosen By Romans

We like to mix things up , so following the delicate folk of The Paper Shades our next guest editors are Romans purveyors of ‘Hardcore n Roll’ according to ‘Leed Music Scene.’ So what are their favourite tracks of 2011? 1. While She Sleeps: ‘Be(lie)ve’  As a band, when WSS released ‘The North Stands For Nothing’, we were

Circus Town ‘3 EP’

‘Tired’ / ‘You’ is the latest release from Birmingham based, garage blues rockers Circus Town. ‘You’ seamlessly fuses the spirit of Led Zep with the blues strut of The Black Keys to create a sing-a-long anthem about love and adoration. Meanwhile ‘Tired’ is a high speed, blistering rock and roll runaway train of a tune. As