The I.D., Strawhouses and Calum Hartley @ It's All Happening!

What was so special about Friday 11th Feb? Just another brilliant night of music at It’s All Happening’s Friday night sessions at The King’s Head, Acton. Delighting us were The I.D., Strawhouses and Calum Hartley, and here are some photos by the very talented Caroline Schmitt of the night.

Bombay Bicycle Club's dreamy new video

Even more cosy and heartwarming than a Disney cartoon is the animated video for Bombay Bicycle Club ‘s new single How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep, which is released on the 2nd April via Island Records. Taking a hefty six months to build and film, it was created by animator Anna Ginsburg, who also went toContinue reading “Bombay Bicycle Club's dreamy new video”

ScenicLife – a shot in the arm for you

If guitar music is dead, rock’n’roll redundant and music stars fading, what are ScenicLife doing here? Ready with that ‘shot in the arm’ that Jim Chancellor of Fiction records is adamant guitar music needs, the first four tracks from Scenic Life (Lawrence Bray on vocals and rhythm, who shares the songwriting with Daniel Dodson, alsoContinue reading “ScenicLife – a shot in the arm for you”

Alphabet Backwards – British Explorer

Released on 28th November 2011 on Highline Records. Reviewed by Francesca Baker Alphabet Backwards are releasing their final EP. This is brilliant. Because next summer they will be releasing their debut album. That’s at least ten tracks of pure endorphin ruffling pop. Can’t wait. But until then, to get us through the winter gloom theContinue reading “Alphabet Backwards – British Explorer”