The long road for an album release can sometimes be treacherous. Self-defeating thoughts, the real world, health issues, economic declines, you name it, all factors dragging a release by its heels. It can feel eternal, and two bands I’ve talked about this week fit this path. One was Psychic Twin. The other is Black Cat White Cat. As previously mentioned in this Shithole of a … Continue reading Review: Black Cat White Cat – Nine Wild Lovers
6 years ago (!), obLong had a series of curated gigs at the ol’ drinkin’ hole, The Washington. The obLong club nights had 3 to four bands performing live in the tiny ass (but intimate) stage at Washy. One of the best bands I saw during those gigs were Black Cat White Cat. What do they sound like? Imagine Dorothy from Wizard of Oz taking a gritty trip through the old quarter of a fishing town. An … Continue reading 30 days, 30 bands – #5 Black Cat White Cat
They said that the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, but considering how some people avoid paying them, I’m no longer sure about taxes. But, yeah, we will all leave this mortal coil, one day. What’s never certain is what we can do with our time on this greeny Earth. I never had the honour of meeting Jane Howden, but the amount of people her life changed is flabbergasting. Continue reading “Songs for Jane Howden”
Yes! The day is today, 11/11/11… besides making every numerologist salivate with theories, it’s the day when “dem good ol’ boys” get to do a rough shag with Shields and Black Cat White Cat (badebadeebopboppoppaaap!) In addition to a show at Bungalows and Bears (tonight!), Wet Nuns are offering ‘Heavens Below’ for free at their website. Just to show how much they love you, there’s … Continue reading Wake up to … Wet Nuns
“It seems you need a fucking degree in computers to make music these days” – A wino in the men’s room. Continue reading “Club60 singles launch”
Busy week this one!
After a few years of effort, Club 60 is now releasing a series of singles, starting with two 7″ vinyls. The aim of the label is to put some Sheffield acts on the limelight.