Review: Throws-Full Time Hobby

Following the split of the folktronica group Tunng, founders Mike Lindsay and Sam Genders have reunited as Throws after 10 years of being apart. Sam left his home town Sheffield and rejoined Mike in Reykjavik, Iceland, where the duo were able to reconnect musically once again. Recorded in an industrial fishing harbour, the duo’s self-titled…

Review: The Galaxy Electric-Everything is Light and Sound

With album artwork resembling the front cover of a knitting magazine from the ‘60s, pink hair and mustaches aplenty, it becomes immediately obvious that The Galaxy Electric are a band who promise to deliver something extraordinarily different. In spite of their ambition, however, at times, it is easy to accuse the band of taking it…

Review: T.O.L.D-It’s Not About The Witches

The Order of Life and Death, or T.O.L.D, have announced the completion of a debut album set to be released on the 17th June 2016. ‘It’s Not About The Witches’ features eleven tracks of unique melodies, combining different musical styles to create a host of captivating music which will undoubtedly appeal to listeners with varying…

Review: Night School-Blush

Headed by ex-Whirr singer, Lexy Morte, Night School offer a more upbeat take on the shoegaze sound of her previous band with their debut album, Blush. Clearly inspired by contemporary California dream-pop bands like Wavves and Best Coast, the group offer a wide variety of fuzz-soaked songs obviously aimed at a summer audience. The barely…

Review: Hilary Woods – Heartbox EP

Mimicking the distant and airy vocal style of gothic queen Chelsea Wolfe (as well as borrowing from some of her dark electronic soundscapes), Hilary Woods has created a deep, dark atmosphere over the three tracks of the Heartbox EP. There is an air of smoky jazz in opening track ‘Bathing’, the simple chord changes slowly…