Biig Piig – The Sky Is Bleeding EP review

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Jessica Smyth, aka Biig Piig, releases her biggest, and arguably best, collection of songs to date with her new six track EP, The Sky Is Bleeding. The Irish artist, who is now based in LA, has been releasing a steady stream of music since her Trip-hop/R&B flavoured debut single of March 2017, Crush’n. The Sky … Read more

Emily Loizeau | Working Class Hero Single Review

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Taking on a song that is so deeply cherished by an artist that is so fondly remembered and revered is not an easy ask. Fans of the original will often be dismissive and derogatory about any attempt to cover a song that is so beloved in it’s original format. Working Class Hero by John Lennon, … Read more

Blossoms – Margate Winter Gardens 08.03.2020 Live Review

Blossoms - Margate Winter Gardens 08.03.2020 Live Review

From (Greater) Manchester to Margate, from Stockport to the South-Coast, The Winter Gardens saw Blossoms in the Spring as the band brought their 2020 tour to the seaside to promote their third album, ‘Foolish Loving Spaces’. Blossoms were accompanied by Fever, thankfully without a dry cough and persistent headache, and The Magic Gang for their … Read more

Frank Turner, Micah Schnabel, Jess Guise – Leas Cliff Hall 03.03.2020 Live Review

Frank Turner, Micah Schnabel, Jess Guise - Leas Cliff Hall 03.03.2020 Live Review

For the opening night of his latest UK tour Frank Turner packed out Leas Cliff Hall for his first gig in Folkestone. Playing a solo tour, with no Sleeping Souls for the “first time in years”, Frank brought only a few guitars but some very special guests to enhance the evening. Playing gig number two-thousand-four-hundred-and-sixty-two, … Read more

Halestorm | Vicious (Stripped) EP Review

Halestorm - Vicious (Stripped) EP Review

Historically, rock music has been a haven for strong, bold and extremely talented female musicians. Names such as Pat Benatar, Suzi Quatro, Siouxsie Sioux, Janis Joplin and dozens more have achieved iconic status over the years. In modern rock, one of (if not the) best female voices going belongs to Halestorm‘s Lzzy Hale. On this … Read more

James Righton | The Performer Album Review

James Righton - The Performer Album Review

‘The Performer’ is the either the debut solo album from Klaxons’ James Righton, or it’s the follow-up to his previous album as Shock Machine. It’s certainly the first album by Righton to take his name rather than a moniker. On it he tries to resolve his inner conflicts between the differences he sees in his … Read more