Freshly Squeezed – November 2017

Hello and welcome to the last edition of Freshly Squeezed in 2017! I think it's been a good year for this segment - a lot of very interesting, exciting music has been covered and I've actually managed to do one of these every months. "But," I hear you say, "there is still one more month… Continue reading Freshly Squeezed – November 2017

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All of the colours – A conversation with Mr Yolk

"When you have complete control during the construction of a song and your thoughts get re-affirmed through it, it is a really cool feeling", explains songwriter Samuel Jones about his new musical venture, Mr Yolk. After previously putting out music as part of Velvet Morning and Rocket Ship TV, Jones decided that his next project was… Continue reading All of the colours – A conversation with Mr Yolk

Live Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Troxy – 31.10.2017

(Photo credit: Yannick Grandmont) Musicianship over showmanship has always been the mantra for post-rock legends Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and their Halloween night show at East London’s Troxy was a declaration of this. Never directly addressing the audience, Godspeed faced inwards towards each other to produce another reminder of their status as one of the… Continue reading Live Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Troxy – 31.10.2017

Live Review: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Village Underground – 19.09.2017

It’s hard to believe it, but Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - the project of lead vocalist Alec Ounsworth - have been around (at the time of writing) for 13 years, and in that time even managed to squeeze in a short hiatus. Now, the East Coast band have acquired themselves a bit of cult… Continue reading Live Review: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Village Underground – 19.09.2017

Live Review: Charly Bliss – The Old Blue Last – 13.09.2017

“I don’t mean to toot my own horn, but that was a pretty fucking good catch!” Those are the words of Charly Bliss’ lead vocalist Eva Hendricks after handling a guitar drop only two songs into their first ever London show at The Old Blue Last, but they end up summing up the overall sense… Continue reading Live Review: Charly Bliss – The Old Blue Last – 13.09.2017