Sam Brace – Fever And Bones

If you’ve heard of Sam Brace up to this point it’s likely due to his role as guitarist for folk punk outfit Skinny Lister but now, with the band’s touring having been on hiatus for the obvious reasons over the last couple of years, he’s found the time to put out a solo album, with... Continue Reading →

Yard Act – The Overload

With their debut album, The Overload, Yard Act have taken the last four decades (and maybe a bit more) or British music and culture and combined it into 11 blistering tracks that capture possibly the first taste of truly now era Britain. The title track kicks things off with a sound rather like Sleaford Mods... Continue Reading →

Subliminal Girls – Vanity Project

Back in the mid to late 2000s a few Guernsey boys (Jim Rhesus, Danny Le Pelley and Jimmy 2 Shoes), along with a few others, based in London gained a modicum of recognition with a string of banging indie disco singles (highlights being Burn Koko and their take on Duran Duran’s Hungry Like The Wolf)... Continue Reading →

IDLES – Crawler

While it has been a little over a year since the release of their last album, Ultra Mono, continuing events globally have made it feel like there’s barely been enough time for another, but nonetheless Bristolian post punk outfit IDLES are already back with their fourth full length studio album, Crawler. If Ultra Mono saw... Continue Reading →

The Nightmares – Jalapeño

Back at the start of Summer 2021, The Nightmares dropped The Rudeboy, a debut single that really captured a sound and feeling clashing the likes of Fontaines DC with The Jam and establishing themselves as a band to watch, not just live but on record, and now they’ve rounded off their summer by releasing a... Continue Reading →

Sam Brace – Panic/Ride

Chances are I’m approaching this one from a slightly different angle to most other reviews that may be coming out for Panic, the debut solo single from Skinny Lister’s Sam Brace, as I was introduced to the song by it’s co-writer (along with Brace), Guernsey resident Adam Tarry. That said, a songs a song, so... Continue Reading →

The Tarantulips – Run Away

As has been the case for many, the last 18 months has been somewhat quiet for Jersey trio The Tarantulips, (in fact they were one of the last visiting bands I saw before the first lock down hit at an Independent Venue Week show at St James in Guernsey), but now, with live music permitted... Continue Reading →

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