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,...

Countryside Alliance / Rupert

Countryside Alliance / Rupert

It was early 2003, I was 21, and I was working, in the loosest sense of the word, for a small online music magazine. We covered the more extreme and esoteric end of the electronic, industrial and metal scenes. You probably know what I mean, an unlistenable mix of...

Spiritual Data / Jimmy Galvin  by  Lee Crampton

Spiritual Data / Jimmy Galvin by Lee Crampton

In the 14 tracks comprising Spiritual Data composer and pianist Jimmy Galvin evokes a sense of a  mindful journey with no obvious beginning or end; that is to say the listener finds his or her self  almost awakening in a timeless place where there is a sense...

Pauline Murray: Elemental

Pauline Murray: Elemental

Pauline Murray'Elemental'Polestar Records By anyone's reckoning two decades is a bit of a long time, and it has taken an actual 20years for Pauline Murray to bring us us her first released music since 2000's 'Halloween'ep. Sessions for 'Elemental' began in France in...

Martin Stephenson: Interview

Martin Stephenson: Interview

I don't know when or where I first met Martin Stephenson but I do know that I had the good fortune to be in the band that gave him his first gig. Martins musical career took off with a series of fine albums released on The Kitchenware label. There were nationwide...

PATTI SMITH GROUP & THE STRANGLERS, ROUNDHOUSE, MAY 17TH 1976

PATTI SMITH GROUP & THE STRANGLERS, ROUNDHOUSE, MAY 17TH 1976

There’s something going on, I’m not sure it’s what people have paid their hard earned for, but the rising tension is impossible to ignore. The singer in the support act had been playing on the crowd’s impatience. Taunting and winding them up mercilessly. Now all of a...

Jude Rawlins : Interview

Jude Rawlins : Interview

Musician, recording artist, author ,poet and film maker are all terms that are applicable to Jude Rawlins. He was also the founder of the brit -altrock/shoegaze outfit Subterraneans who put out a series of albums through out the 2000's with the 2007 Soul Mass Transit...