Robert J. Hunter – Nothing But Rust

Having followed the career of Alderney born, now London based, bluesman Robert J. Hunter since it’s humblest origins it felt like he was on the verge of something bigger when the Covid-19 pandemic struck a year and a half ago and seemed to derail things for everyone in the world of music, with Hunter being... Continue Reading →

Collars – Everything Present 1

On first appearance I’ll admit I wasn’t sure what to make of Cambridge (and loosely Jersey) duo Collars and part of me dismissed them, rather unfairly it turns out, as a kind of hipster take on indie rock, over doing something The White Stripes did far better. That very much teaches me not to judge... Continue Reading →

Dribbler – Biglife! (single)

Last summer Jersey fuzz merchants Dribbler made quite a splash as they released their self-titled debut EP and, while they’ve not been able to continue the growth of their live reputation as many (myself included) had hoped, for all the obvious reasons, they are now back with Biglife! the lead single from their upcoming album... Continue Reading →

The Producers (1967)

From it’s very opening shot, Mel Brooks’ 1967 debut, The Producers marks its ground as a wicked comedy not afraid of taking shots at anyone and anything it feels like as Zero Mostel’s shabbiest of theatrical impresarios, Max Bialystock, appears on screen in close up, seducing little old ladies for money, next to the name... Continue Reading →

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest (1975)

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to see a rather unique stage version of Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and, seemingly setting me apart to 99% of the rest of the audience, I’d neither read the original book or seen Milos Forman’s 1975 film - so now I’ve remedied half... Continue Reading →

A Band Of Squirrel’s – Self-titled

Back in April, A Band Of Squirrel's (aka simply Squirrel, aka Christiaan Mariess) appeared as a musical act in his own right, separate of his more familiar role behind the drums for Brunt and Lord Vapour (amongst others) with single Down, released through Magic Moustache Records, and now he’s back with a full length album... Continue Reading →

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