Category Archives: Reviews

Album Review: Brightr – Year One

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As Brightr, Laurie Cottingham makes a brand of acoustic twinkle-infused heartfelt music that he describes as ‘gloomy emo pop’. His songs, however, are anything but gloomy; on his debut release “Year One“, Brightr pours his soul into 13 tracks punctuated by crisp (one could even say bright, but we’ll try not to) guitar tones and noodling riffs that betray his skill as both a musician and songwriter. Read the full review below. Continue reading


Ray Rocket posts solo dates

 

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Ray Carlisle of Teenage Bottlerocket has announced a solo tour as Ray Rocket, supporting The Copyrights and The Lippies. Check all the dates (and more) below. Continue reading


Ducking Punches release video “God Damn Coward”

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Norwich folk punk outfit Ducking Punches follow in the footsteps of Death in the music video for their song “God Damn Coward“, taken from their new album “Fizzy Brain“. Read on to watch the video. Continue reading


Live Review: Frank Turner @ Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht

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What way to better start the new year than with a sold out first show? Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls descended to Utrecht for the first show of his European tour, and with two thousand people showing up, it’s the biggest club show the English troubadour has done in the Netherlands. So how was show #1808? Find out after the jump. Continue reading


Vinnie Caruana in studio + signs to Equal Vision

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I Am The Avalanche-frontman Vinnie Caruana has started to record his first full-length, which will be released through his new label Equal Vision. For more information, please read on. Continue reading