Southampton four-piece please with slowburning slowcore jams and a big ol’ dollop of earnestness.
Editor Ben meets ‘The Legend’, Everett True, and Jerry Thackray all in one sitting. Deciphering who is who proves to be the difficult task.
Winchester post-hardcore duo release free E.P. We review it. Good times are had by all.
Belgian noiseniks go under the crust to find new sounds. Result: brutality.
Krayon’s Alan Read creates an abhorrently good selection of psyche-folk/drone/kosmiche brain-meltery at Bumbles, Bournemouth to see in the ady of the dead.
Women follow up their eponymous debut with more delicious retro-futurism and sound clashes.
Bard of Barking and all round cultural/political icon Billy Bragg brings his tales of love, loss and defeating fascism to Bournemouth.
Eddy Temple Morris and ex-Cooper Temple Clause man Tom Bellamy bring one of the more schizoid dance records you’re likely to hear.
Irish retro-rock’n'roll that could be a winner, but relies too heavily on influences.
Fresh, gritty electro to counter-act the thick lashings of sickly bubblegum slush currently clogging up the airwaves.