Kiya Ashton – Sweet Decadence EP

Over the last couple of years Kiya Ashton has gone from attending the shows organised by Sound Guernsey to being one of the most interesting performers at them. As well as this she has appeared at both Chaos and the Vale Earth Fair while becoming a recognisable member of the School Of Popular Music's ensemble... Continue Reading →

Playlist – November 2018

With a few gigs away from Guernsey and new albums being released in the island it's another month with a mix of tracks. Two of those gigs came from The Dresden Dolls (click here to read my review) and Melvins and Jon Spencer (click here to read about that one) while some of the other... Continue Reading →

Out Of The Box – Various Artists

Every few years it seems someone strikes on the idea of releasing a compilation album celebrating something of Guernsey's music scene. From the Guernsey Rock Album in the early 1980s through Twist Records GBG series they have acted as a glimpse into what's happening in the island's 'scene' at a specific moment in time. New... Continue Reading →

The Living End – Wunderbar

When Don't Lose It, the lead single from The Living End's new album Wunderbar, dropped early in the summer of 2018 I was cautiously optimistic for the album to follow given that a lead single rarely fairly represents what a full record will contain. As Wunderbar begins with that track then, the feeling recurred, and... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer of Music in Guernsey

I'm sure it's a trend I've mentioned in the past but more than ever the 'summer festival season' in Guernsey is, like it's larger counterparts in the U.K. and Europe, getting longer and more packed each year. Barely a weekend went by without some event happening and calling itself a festival somewhere in the Bailiwick... Continue Reading →

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