From Colossal Youth To Stuart Moxham

From Colossal Youth To Stuart Moxham

At the beginning of the 1980s, a trio from Cardiff made a noticable impression with their debut album. Young Marble Giants 'Colossal Youth' made the reputation of the wilfully obscure and minimalist group and retains its popularity today, after bands such as Galaxie...

The Helen McCookerybook Interview

The Helen McCookerybook Interview

Singer-songwriter Helen McCookerybook  musical ventures first came to  light as the  bass player and co-singer with The Chefs in the late 1970s and early 80s. She then  formed Helen and the Horns. John Peel admired both bands and between them recorded six BBC Radio...

The Setbacks

The Setbacks

The Setbacks originally formed in the autumn of 2001 from the ashes of two Bath bands Mighty Joe Young and Tweaker, playing our debut gig at the now (sadly long-gone) Porter Butt in Bath the  following July.   We've had a few line-up changes over the years but...

I Am A DJ – Chapter 3 – The SUBTHEORY

I Am A DJ – Chapter 3 – The SUBTHEORY

  I AM A DJ chapter  3- The Subtheory   The Subtheory aka Andy Hill is an electronic Artist/Producer/DJ who (outside of pandemic lockdowns) splits his time between the festival filled fields of Oxfordshire and the endless summer sun and flashy glare of LA - it...

Saturn Saturn saturn

Saturn Saturn saturn

To begin with,  Saturn Saturn Saturn  is the brain child of  singer/songwriter Ben Capper, formerly of  Liverpool  psyche/punk/hardcore band  The Mighty Saguarot,  the name a possible nod to The Mighty Wah also from Liverpool  The name of the Ben's current outfit ...

Sorbet

Sorbet

 .Ruminating on climate change, Mark McCambridge of Arborist provides an anxious commentary on the planet that he will leave for his children. Producer SORBET/Chris W Ryan takes a back seat on this track from This Was Paradise, providing backing vocals and a whirring...

The Band Of Holy Joy

The Band Of Holy Joy

“Motto" In the dark timesWill there also be singing?Yes, there will also be singing.About the dark times.”― Bertolt Brecht  I need to admit to being a bit late to the party as far as it goes with The Band Of Holy Joy. Certainly I've been aware of them as a recurring...

The Sexy Wild East

The Sexy Wild East

I Am A DJ An interview with The Sexy Wild East  The Sexy Wild East are a duo of electro punk northerners based in Budapest whose first EP Ranting & Raving made some waves with it's scathing political anthems like 'Donald Trump Is An Arsehole' and just released...

Panophonic – Awakening

Panophonic – Awakening

Panophonic  'Awakening'In the 14 or so years since I first encountered his music, I've more or less lost track of how many albums Tom Lugo has had an involvement with, either with the band Stellarscope or, as here, with his own ongoing project Panophonic. His first...

Davey woodward & The Winter Orphans

Davey woodward & The Winter Orphans

Davey Woodward And The Winter Orphans    For about as long as there has been a Bristol indie scene, Davey Woodward has had a hand in it somewhere. With approaching four decades as a working musician behind him, he was still able to find time to talk with...

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...