Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death (single)

After releasing one of, if not the, standout album of 2019 with Dogrel, Dublin five piece Fontaines D.C. are back with A Hero's Death, the lead single from their upcoming sophomore full length of the same name. A surprisingly swinging drum part starts things off, sitting somewhat at odds with the garage and post punk... Continue Reading →

Les Futiles – Black Heart EP

As long as I have been writing about new music, and specifically new music from the Channel Islands, there has been a group of musicians based in the London indie scene strongly linked to Guernsey, primarily amongst them Jim Rhesus but with a few others too. Over the years, from the Subliminal Girls at the... Continue Reading →

IDLES – Meat

If you've been following my blog for a while you'll know that, over the last few years, I've become a big fan of Bristol band IDLES as they've gone from being a cult act to, last year, being one of the highlights of the Glastonbury Festival and releasing a pair of critically acclaimed and celebrated... Continue Reading →

Nemesis – The Fermain Tavern – 28/04/07

After it came up and caused some conversation in a flashback post on Instagram recently, and I noticed the original version of this review had dropped off the BBC website where it was originally posted, I thought I’d revisit this show from April 2007 when Guernsey heavy metal heroes Nemesis made a grand return to... Continue Reading →

Coastal Fire Dept – You Are Stuck

Relatively hot on the heels of their debut 'mini-album' Control, Coastal Fire Dept. are back with a new single (a lead in to their upcoming new album), You Are Stuck. Since we last heard from the band on record they seem to have further solidified their line up with Ollie Goddard (guitar and vocals), Saad... Continue Reading →

April 2020 playlist

Click here to go straight to the playlist on Spotify Another strange month in April as life under so-called ‘lockdown’ continues to one degree or another around a fair amount of the world. Thankfully there has been a lot of new music entering my world, along with a chance to listen to some older stuff... Continue Reading →

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