Review: Swing Hero- You’ve Never Been So Alone

Marshall Gallagher appears to be finding his stride as Swing Hero with his grunge inspired EP ‘You’ve Never Been So Alone’. The tracks on this EP are progressively more thoughtful; you can feel their development from an early dependence on layered grunge guitars, which are especially prominent in the first track ‘Interest’, through to a…

Mark Lanegan And The Longevity Of Grunge

It is understandable that today we often forget how immediate the influence of grunge is in current music culture. Due to the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994, it’s easy to look at the grunge era with nostalgia and in memoriam. This constructs the myth that the movement’s popularity, to some extent, started and ended…