Review: Cowtown – Paranormal Romance

KISS has many interpretations. You know the old one, you probably swear by another, but the best one is “keep it sweet and simple.” Cowtown’s Paranormal Romance exemplifies this lil’ bit of homespun knowledge, as the album barely clocks 23 minutes. And that’s fine. Do you really need to make a long-ass, prog rock oeuvre to say something? Not really, sometimes a curt approach has its rewards. You might end … Continue reading Review: Cowtown – Paranormal Romance

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Review: Bonetti – Dos Mescal Para Vamanos

Experimental rock always gets the short end of the stick. Sometimes defenestrated for being “impenetrable”, sometimes burned at the stake for being “pretentious” and most of the time ignored, left alone in a corner with Pluto. In the words of a certain American writer: “it never got too weird for me.” Especially when the final product is paired with a comic book that takes inspiration … Continue reading Review: Bonetti – Dos Mescal Para Vamanos

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Stream: Bonetti – Oaxaca

Editor’s note: We are very happy to debut this song for your listening pleasure. Bonetti‘s own Loic J. Tuckey wrote a little introduction. Oaxaca is the second song from Sheffield band Bonetti‘s first EP, Dos Mescal Para Vamanos, and is an account of some terrible scenes on the roads of South America. Dead families, killed motorcyclists and a bloke murdered outside his golf club. A … Continue reading Stream: Bonetti – Oaxaca

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Lollygagging in Sheffield – November gig list

It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these – a combination of stress, fatigue and general lack of zest were some of the causes. Also, not being in Sheffield now, it’s hard to be “in the know”, even if well-meaning insiders are kind enough to send us their stuff. This one is for you. This also is dedicated to the people of Screaming … Continue reading Lollygagging in Sheffield – November gig list

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