“In the end we had pieces of the puzzle but no matter how we put them together gaps remained; oddly shaped emptiness mapped by what surrounded them, like countries we couldn’t name” Manic Street Preachers – ‘Doors closing slowly’ Of the many song titles the insta-classic Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters, the one that always seems to stick with me is ‘Mapped by what surrounded … Continue reading Review: The Twilight Sad – Nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave // Oran Mor Session
A couple of weeks ago, I descended into a pub called DAda in Sheffield and in that hazy, smokey place, I saw Vuvuvultures. Smoke machine on full, their triple inverted triangle logo, a very bright blue light and their shapes were the only clear things you could perceive visually. However, it was their sound what really captivated me, that slight clash between a light shade of industrial with the hook-heavy nature of pop. That you could perceive (and feel) clearly. Continue reading “Vuvuvultures – Push/Pull”
A friend once described Huddersfield to me, “everything is beige. The people, the weather, even the bloody bricks”. That was his opinion, but for hometown heroes Your New Antique, Huddersfield is a dark place.
Lake Mungo (2008)
Hangin Freud – Sunken