5×15 Stories

October 16th, The Tabernacle It’s a pretty simple proposition. Five speakers, each talking for fifteen minutes, about whatever they want. It’s the calibre of speakers, reverence shown to them, and luxury of the venues that elevates 5×15 Stories from a simple chat to a truly engaging and informative session. All the events, taking place roughlyContinue reading “5×15 Stories”

The Standards – A Slight Distraction

Released September 4th on Schnapps House Records Pop needs more bands like this. Not skinny jeaned clad hipsters. Not young upstarts suddenly starry eyed. Not meaningful and morbid ‘thinking’ bands. Straight up exciting songs from a bunch of mates who know how to use their instruments to great effect and  for great sounds. Debut albumContinue reading “The Standards – A Slight Distraction”

Spring Offensive – Not Drowning But Waving

It’s always nice to see a band doing things their own way, and Spring Offensive are certainly a band who do just that. The excellent new single ‘Not Drowning But Waving’ has a video that was created and directed by the band themselves. Spring Offensive guitarist and video creator/ director Matt Cooper states “The video takesContinue reading “Spring Offensive – Not Drowning But Waving”

It's All Happening festival – the video is here!

Here it is. Evidence that not only did the It’s All Happening festival did, er, happen, but that it was a damn good day to boot. Check out performances from Alessi’s Ark, Soulmates Never Die, The Ruby Kid, Silent Devices, and Fallingham Fair, and many others, marvel at the ambient surroundings of The Gallery Cafe,Continue reading “It's All Happening festival – the video is here!”

Story Books – Peregrine

A while back we came across this six piece band called Story Books and thought how nice it is to see some bands from our home county of Kent, and even better to hear that they’re great.  Now everyone’s in on the act Bloc Party asked them to support their recent show at the Koko,Continue reading “Story Books – Peregrine”