Ringo Deathstarr

#FSOL 28. Ringo Deathstarr ‘Rip’

  ‘Rip’ is the name of the new single by Austin, Texas natives Ringo Deathstarr. The band formed in 2007 channeling influences such as The Cure, The Smiths, Fugazi and The Velvet Underground. They initially released a batch of singles on both sides of the Atlantic and in Japan – a self-titled EP in 2007 and

Harlan Pepper

Blog Takeover Part 1. Guest Editor Russ Morris

Hi my name is Russ. I’m a 50 something indie kid who hasn’t quite grown up. In my youth music was dull, insipid and forced fed to you by Tops of The Pops and Austin Powers style Radio DJ’s. I suppose the nation’s one saving musical grace was the late and great John Peel hidden


Band Of The Week. Swearwords

While their name may conjure negative thoughts, don’t rule out U.S band Swearwords just yet. The Chicago based 5 piece have plenty to offer all music lovers, making classic indie-pop about American’s Mid West. Their last offering ‘Ration the Joy,’ released in 2011, was a fun uplifting E.P with sounds of The Cribs and carved Swearwords as

Labyrinth Ear

New Releases: On The Right Chord Music Stereo

There is just so much amazing new music caressing our ear lobes this week. To avoid missing anything out, here is a round-up of the very best music extracted from the black hole, which is the Right Chord Music inbox. 1. High Highs: Once Around The House We fell in love with High Highs last

Turtle Giant

Band Of The Week. Turtle Giant

After forming in Sao Paulo a mere 3 years ago, Turtle Giant have become a fast-growing and perfectly oiled machine. The trio, having spent years touring Asia, South America and Europe with their last offerings, are back with a brand new E.P.  The EP ‘All Hidden Places,’ will be the bands third studio release and

A Thin Line Tour

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

True Waste Shark?

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

Motorcycle Display Team

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

Free Control

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

History Of The Trade

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

Genna Marabese

#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 

The Plea

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