New York band Earl Boykins (named after a short basketball player) release debut Friends on the 25th March. Reverb, distortion, fuzzed up bass, devilish guitars, distorted and dense riffs, a la teaser Doves. Pre-order from Bandcamp here.
Economic in words, aggressive in style, complexly layered, new album Luv, Hold Me Down by Drowners is a garage pop record exploding with shards of fizzing entanglements with life. Deliberately infused with the energy and passion of the bright lights in the big city of New York, the place that frontman Matthew Hitt found himselfContinue reading “Drowners – Luv, Hold Me Down”
January 23rd 2013 It’s a Wednesday night in Williamsburg, and one of the UK’s buzziest new bands in town. Despite living in the same city as Palma Violets I have not seen them live, either not being on the pulse enough to catch them before gaining the attention of the masses, or quick enough (andContinue reading “Palma Violets, Hollerado and The TeenAge @ Glasslands Gallery, New York”
Come January in New York, every city dweller neglects their well meaning resolutions to eat in and eat healthily in order to participate in Restaurant Week, the three weeks (don’t ask) a year when some of the higher end restaurants throw open their doors to the lowlier of us with prix fixe menus. On myContinue reading “Ai Fiori – New York”
For one reason or another Liverpool has picked up a bit of a reputation for good music. Liverpool Sound City, the 3 day music, media and technology conference, and live arts and music festival Continues that tradition when it returns to the city in May with another thrillingly compelling line up. Forward thinking and future focused,Continue reading “Liverpool Sound City – first acts announced!”