Ghost – Phantomime EP

Since their second album Infestissumam, Swedish rockers Ghost have followed their LPs with an EP half way through their touring cycle, largely made up of cover versions of varying predictability (with the exception of Seven Inches Of Satanic Panic which was a pair of new originals), so, to follow 2022’s Impera album they have now... Continue Reading →

John Le Sauvage – Four-45

John Le Sauvage will be a familiar face to many on Guernsey’s music scene as he has been a constant presence for a good number of years playing bass and/or guitar and singing with the likes of The Half Day Fridays, JD & Folk, his current band Neon Fire and no doubt various others, but... Continue Reading →

Le Beaubo – Ishmael

Formed in 2022 and quickly gaining a reputation for their inventive brand of groovy psychedelia Le Beaubo are, I’ll freely admit, a band I’ve not entirely got on the occasions I’ve caught them live, but still I was looking forward to hearing what they sounded like on record as they dropped debut single, Ishmael through... Continue Reading →

Coastal Fire Dept – Outsiders

Alongside a live show to welcome a new guitarist, Guernsey grungers Coastal Fire Dept have got their 2023 going in earnest with the release of their third album, Outsiders. Broadly speaking this sees them pull together their last 18 months worth of singles but, in doing that, it consolidates the quartet’s shift in sound to... Continue Reading →

Hollow Youth – The Darkest Times EP

Formed from a project put together remotely in early 2020 (due to one thing and another) by guitarist Martyn Brown and drummer Scott Angus, Hollow Youth are all familiar faces on the Guernsey music scene but this is the first time many of them have worked together in a full band setting. With the two... Continue Reading →

Yungblud – Self-titled

I’ll admit that I was first drawn to Yungblud when, in August 2021, he appeared at the Reading Festival in a crop top emblazoned with psychobilly pioneers The Cramps along with a leather mini skirt - this was backed up by his then current single Fleabag which seemed to capture all the right kind of... Continue Reading →

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