Review: The Clameens – Techno EP

Techno is a misleading title for The Clameens’ debut EP. The band is firmly rooted in the four-piece guitar band tradition, without a synth to be seen. Recently signed to Gary Powell of The Libertines’ record label, The Clameens’ are joining the ranks of the next generation’s guitar bands, taking the baton from the likes…

Review: The Jacques – The Artful Dodger EP

The second EP from Bristol band The Jacques, The Artful Dodger, sticks to a formula similar to that of their debut collection Pretty DJ, yet has progressed into a grittier, more grown-up offering. Gone are the days of singing about lunchboxes and seaside arcades, which are instead dismissed in favour of unrequited love and unfulfilled societies. The…