Dribbler – Biglife!

I may well have said this before but at the tail end of 2019 and first two months of 2020 there was one band who were becoming the band to see on the a Channel Islands music scene, Jersey based grunge punk trio, Dribbler. Of course soon after that things took a turn but, they... Continue Reading →

The Nightmares – The Rudeboy

As I said in my review of their single launch show, Guernsey indie rock ‘n’ roll six piece The Nightmares have spent the last year or so solidifying not just their name (having previously been known as The Beautiful Nightmares) but their line up and their sound and, with the release of debut single, The... Continue Reading →

RentOClean – Scrub-A-Dub

When RentOClean first burst onto the Guernsey music scene eight years ago, then as a four piece, they quickly made a name for themselves as a top party band with their mix of reggae, ska and punk that got crowds dancing and won them the Guernsey Gigs Battle Of The Bands in August 2012. Since... Continue Reading →

The Damned – Machine Gun Etiquette

Continuing my looks at records I've been meaning to listen to (or re-listen to) for sometime with the third full length album from The Damned, Machine Gun Etiquette. While I've always appreciated The Damned, until seeing them live, early in the day at a big Green Day show in Hyde Park a few years ago,... Continue Reading →

The Gaa Gaas – Self-titled

Formed out of the rather fertile indie music of the Channel Islands in the mid 2000s Jersey originated, now London and Brighton based, The Gaa Gaas may have taken a while to release their self-titled debut album but now they have it's a great one for fans of noisy, abstract, indie rock. The whole thing... Continue Reading →

Amyl And The Sniffers – Self-Titled

My ongoing, if somewhat unintentional, quest to find new things that fall loosely into the area of punk in 2019 has led me to a new and nicely scuzzy low, thanks to Aussie quartet Amyl And The Sniffers. Originally based out of Melbourne their first album proper, a self-titled affair following EPs Big Attraction and... Continue Reading →

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