You can tell that London four piece Hatcham Social have been hanging out with Tim Burgess. Their special free download single More Power To Live, released on Mr Burgess’ O Genesis label trips along in the early Britpop style, a repeated refrain over syncopated beats and a rolling rhythm., under nonchalantly delivered lyrics and chantingContinue reading “Hatcham Social – More Power To Live”
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Lodestar – and so it grows…
There are few things more enjoyable than sitting in the sunshine in a beautiful sunshine listening to great music, cider in hand. Can’t guarantee the sunshine, but the other ingredients will be all there in abundance at Cambridge’s Lodestar festival. Taking place from 30th August to 1st September, the three days are self described asContinue reading “Lodestar – and so it grows…”
The Great Escape 2012 – Festival Special!
It’s that time of year again, when It’s All Happening, along with thousands of music fans, hundreds of bands and a good percentage of the music industry head down to sunny Brighton, for The Great Escape. I could wax lyrical about it, but I will just let our special edition zine do the talking… InContinue reading “The Great Escape 2012 – Festival Special!”
Hatcham Social – You Dig The Tunnel, I’ll Hide The Soil
Francesca Baker One of the best bands to come out of London recently, Hatcham Social make direct and passionate pop. Anyone who has seen their live shows knows the combination of magic and malevolence that infuses their songs, and this album is more of the same. Finn Kidd is the former Klaxons drummer, which willContinue reading “Hatcham Social – You Dig The Tunnel, I’ll Hide The Soil”