In the fall of 2019, Black Honey entered the studio and started recording their sophomore album. COVID-19 hit in early 2020, and the whole world went under multiple lockdowns. There were false starts, bad-to-worse middles, new hopes, bittersweet and triumphant ends – and through it all, Izzy B. Phillips and Black Honey masked up, locked down, and kept Written and Directed on […]
A bleak reality was still setting in as we passed the one-year mark of the degradation of our social cocoons. MF Tomlinson’s first full-length project, Strange Time, landed amidst this bleak anniversary, one full trip around the sun after the world suddenly shut down.
Following on from their recent LP release, Cowboy Flying Saucer are set to drop a double-sided single today, April 2. ‘Mascara’ is headlining in this instance, followed by ‘I Threw Something Awful On It’. This is a strictly limited physical release with only 25 copies of the 7″ available (and already sold out at the time of this review!), with […]
‘Boomer Baby’ is the latest single from British songwriter Ryan McMey, a young pop talent writing and producing from his bedroom to the world.
Citizen has always been hard to fit into just one box in the last decade that they’ve been making guitar music.
Brighton indie rockers Black Honey made a splash with their eponymous 2018 debut, leaving them with huge shoes to fill in regards to their follow-up. With vocalist Izzy B. Phillips at the helm, Written & Directed drives home what is, of late, a particularly relevant message of female empowerment.
The EP is billed as a modern punk take on Beach Boys-style 50s/60s rock n roll and surf music. This turned out to be the perfect way to describe this bundle of raw energy that we’re calling an EP. It’s fair to say you should expect more than just good vibrations, and if you turn up the volume, that’s exactly […]
Birmingham’s Jack Frohlich is releasing his EP Silver Going Grey, and it’s going to be an interesting one.
The pandemic has affected any artist’s approach to their music. With the loss of live music, plus traditional recording methods having to be thrown out the window, some artists have embraced the change and used it as a catalyst for inspiration.
Jake Rosh is about to drop his second album, one that is self: produced, written, recorded, and engineered.
After Youth want us to know they are all about playing as loud as possible. “Big amps, loud drums, and permanent ear damage are what it’s about,” they tell us.
“Stop asking your friends for band suggestions”: the promo message The Blue Stones created for the release of their newest album is a bold statement. The social post-campaign to share the pre-order of Hidden Gems perfectly mirrors the gritty, fierce style on which the whole album is set.
America Part Two on their new album Price of A Nation, environmental concerns, and connecting with fans during the pandemic
America Part Two are a punk trio originating from New Jersey, consisting of Alex Fabio on vocals and guitar, Fred Rainville on additional vocals and bass, and Sam Weingarten on drums. The band have stated that they have one ultimate mission with their music; to “Perpetuate Love // Fight Hate.”
Mako Bron is a committed songwriter and musician with over 20 years of experience using his passion for music to create beautiful things.
Over ten years have passed since Pussy Riot’s inception, and the Russian activists are still using art and performance to call attention to ongoing oppression. Their new three-track EP PANIC ATTACK is another step towards liberation through expression.
You may or may not have heard of Dollar Signs; however, Hearts of Gold is the Charlotte, N.C. band’s third album. It’s their first for Pure Noise Records and is ready to be shared with the world.
Ayers is an apparition. There is something arresting and spellbinding about her music. Here, a haunting and comforting melody. There, a banshee croon that comes out of nowhere. All over, chords and instrumentation that sound off but perfectly in their place, too. Ayers is a fresh new voice but an old soul. Poetic lyrics reminiscent of the Beats, a story […]