Sheffield, what’s going on? Ten years ago, you could throw a can of lager into the air and once it came crashing down, ten indie bands with faint mascara and fake Grenoside accents would slurp the foam seeping into the pavement. Arctic Monkeys copycats are now an old memory, no longer a trend poisoning a musical scene that comes and goes, washing away a … Continue reading Review: Pilosa – Such Animals
I’ve been binging on old Dr. Who episodes. The really old ones, with the theatrical acting, ropey sets and fuzzy electronic music that sounds like a fork electrocuting a lettuce slug (in space). I loved that music and there will come a time and place to rave about the music of old Dr. Who. I bring this to the table because of Thee Koukouvaya, an electronic duo … Continue reading Stream: Thee Koukouvaya
Like most of the nice folks in Sheffield, I met Adrian Carter through a combination of Twitter and musicians. The first time we had a long conversation was about Peter Davison‘s stint in Dr. Who. I can’t really recall how much we trashed or lauded the one in the cricket gear, but our usual conversations, whether online or at the earlier times at Tamper Coffee … Continue reading Interview : Adi Carter
Absinthe Blind. We haven’t reviewed this band properly (something is in the backburner – stay tuned), but suffice to say, it’s one of my fave bands of all time. I actually listened to them for the first time a year ago and I got hooked entirely. They are connected to another of my all time fave bands, Headlights (also writing something about them…) and thanks to the magic of twitter, I got in touch with Adam Fein, ex-singer of Absinthe Blind and now one half of Gazelle (the other half is Mr. Jeff Dimpsey of National Skyline and Hum fame).