Notes From a Gallery:  Live Event 24-27th February

Notes From a Gallery: Live Event 24-27th February

 Dreams Take Flight Punk Folklore stalwarts The Band of Holy Joy and Scots/ Norwegian  experimentalist musician and sound artist  Bjorn Hatleskog are hosting an online four day exhibition of film and performance at Gallery 46 this week from the 24th to 27th.  Notes...

Quit Talking : Q.T.S.D Records

Quit Talking : Q.T.S.D Records

   “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ― Barack Obama Or as Vincent Van...

Raves From The Grave

Raves From The Grave

Raves From The Grave In the first of an occasional series of features on independent record shops, Tom from Frome’s long established Raves From The Grave tells us about the highs and lows of running a CD and vinyl store, and about the challenges of keeping things...

Ren Aldridge – Punk Matters

Ren Aldridge – Punk Matters

Punk Matters By Ren Aldridge   Punk is my politics, identity, community and the centre of my life right now, as the front woman of a touring band. I was drawn to its volume, passion and anti-authority politics as a teenager, and it has guided my choices...

Camera – Prosthuman

Camera – Prosthuman

Image: I Am A Child Of The Post War (detail)  - Thomas Schliesser Band: CAMERA Album: Prosthuman Label: Bureau B Records In the ten years since their formation, and in the now nine years since their first full length release, 2012's 'Radiate!' album, Berlin based...

Tankus The Henge

Tankus The Henge

Luna Park When releasing a third album, you could expect that a band would go just a bit further to ensure that those listeners as yet unacquainted with their music got to know enough about the musicians in order to enhance their aural experience of said album. What...

Radiohead 1993

Radiohead 1993

Simon Taylor recalls seeing Radiohead for the first time. He also happened to his camera at hand  to capture a few  images of the band. Back in the 90s, while studying Graphic Design at Southampton Instituted of Further Education (now Southampton Solent University), I...

Psychosis In The  Monastery

Psychosis In The Monastery

  Formed in 2015, The Psychotic Monks have taken their unique brand of noise-core and heavy rock across the clubs and other venues of France. Now they are preparing to bring the atonal dissonance to other countries as well, including the UK. One or more members...

Coldharbourstores

Coldharbourstores

Coldharbourstores 'Dearly Devoted' They've never been ones to rush things, Coldharbourstores. 'Dearly Devoted' is their fourth full length release since their original line up got together in 1998, which makes for an average of one album in every 5.2 years or...

Arch Garrison ‘The Bitter Lay’ – Review

Arch Garrison ‘The Bitter Lay’ – Review

Arch Garrison'The Bitter Lay'Believers Roast Records If you didn't know much about a band or their music, you might decide that their name and album titleheld clues as to what a release sounded like. I've done this for years, and I'd estimate with around 40%accuracy,...