Review: Reverend & The Makers – Mirrors

  Disclaimer: I arrived quite late to the Reverend & The Makers party. I think it was summer of 2009, Forge Press had me covering a gig at the O2 Academy in Sheffield. I only knew the one song with Tim from Bromheads (‘Bandits’) and had no idea what it was going to be. I enjoyed ‘Silence is Talking’, probably much more than War‘s lawyers did. But something struck me that day: … Continue reading Review: Reverend & The Makers – Mirrors

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Review: Tramlines 2012 (the whole weekend)

Tramlines 2012. It was a long experience as somehow I thought I could manage to get as many bands as I could if I did half-sets.

I probably shouldn’t plan gig attendances while surrounded by chemicals in the analytical lab.

In the spirit of inside jokes (I.e. the quest of the perfect name for a label), here’s my caffeine-fuelled review. Continue reading “Review: Tramlines 2012 (the whole weekend)”

Singles Reviewed : Reverend & The Makers, Stalagmites, Fresh Snow, Macho Muchacho, Freeze the Atlantic, Doctrines, Allman Brown, Nordenfelt, MJ Hibbett

Greetings, readers who know how to do a stoppie in a tricycle without a “rajita de canela” appearing afterwards.  Welcome to another edition of our “off again, off again, hey it’s on again!” single reviews column. Granted, some of them aren’t singles, but I liked them and made my stupid human collaborators review ’em. A huevo que sí. 

This week’s singles come courtesy of Nelly Furtado’s left eyebrow, she was great ’til she did that album with Timbaland. Same goes for Chris Cornell. What the fuck, Timbaland? Why you taking me fave artists? Who’s next, Elton John? Bastard.

Mind you, a Timbaland produced Elton John album would be great. I’m a contradiction.

Ah, singles, right:

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Free stuff, you guys…

First of all, happy 2011! Second of all… ah, sod it, here’s links to free shit we dig. -Sheffield’s own Pete David & The Payroll Union serve you up a slow burning lamentation that although a bit long, doesn’t outstay its welcome. Love the banjo-heavy instrumental break near the end. Oh, and the song is called ‘Abigail’ and you can get it very free right … Continue reading Free stuff, you guys…

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