30 days, 30 bands – #9 The Hope Explosion

Imagine this: it’s Saint Patrick’s day, 2010. The drizzle over Sheffield goes back and forth between a refreshing mist and a full blown rain. Guinness has a white tent by Sheffield City Hall and several bands are playing. Now imagine you’re fed up with environmental research work and you fancy some new music. Do you go home and get blasted with cider while listening to Jeff … Continue reading 30 days, 30 bands – #9 The Hope Explosion

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Video: Dead English Gentlemen – Buried on Muscle Beach

RIP, Dead English Gentlemen, we hardly knew ye. Just found about it in today’s news, reported with all the gory bits highlighted for the Instagram generation. The frantic trio of Dead English Gentlemen were on the rise, back into the game with a brand new video for a their single, ‘Buried on Muscle Beach’. And they paid the warm reception for this song with their lives. You see, … Continue reading Video: Dead English Gentlemen – Buried on Muscle Beach

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Podcast: Radio Chaneque – Cinco Largos Años

  Si no ven el widget, escúchenlo aquí. If you can’t see the widget, click here.  Cuando pasamos de cierta edad, los años se nos van como agua entre los dedos porque nuestra apreciación del tiempo cambia. De morros teníamos marcadores bien definidos, gracias a las temporadas escolares, periodos de vacaciones y lo que realmente nos emocionaba (Navidad, Cumpleaños, etc.) Dicho eso, lo que sí … Continue reading Podcast: Radio Chaneque – Cinco Largos Años

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Sloucher’s Summer Release Guide

slouchercd1So, the summer season is nigh and since there’s a barrage of releases (and re-releases) coming our way, we thought about making this lil’ guide with some suggestions. Every beginning of the month, we’ll post all the cool stuff to look forward.

We are only counting stuff released between June and August and before you complain about the Summer starting on June 21st, well, uh… give a Solstice, take an Equinox?

Oh, well, music… Continue reading “Sloucher’s Summer Release Guide”

Review: Dead English Gentlemen – We Don’t Tell Lies…We Just Keep Secrets

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The Hope Explosion is now a long gone memory that lives in the ipod of a few chosen ones that saw them live. Fret not, one third of that band now lives in another band, probably just as fierce. Their name? Dead English Gentlemen. The EP? We don’t tell lies… we just keep secrets. The sound? Still progressive, but that and the vocals are where the similarities end.  Continue reading “Review: Dead English Gentlemen – We Don’t Tell Lies…We Just Keep Secrets”