Single Review: Andrew Cushin – Where’s My Family Gone

It is not often you will hear of – The Chief – Noel Gallagher praising many new artists trying to make their way in todays music industry, let alone work with them – but then comes along, Andrew Cushin. The talented young songwriter caught the attention of the former Oasis man through chance when hisContinue reading “Single Review: Andrew Cushin – Where’s My Family Gone”

Interview: Introducing Liverpool’s newest act The Kendos

By Ryan McConnell I caught up with Liverpudlian four-piece The Kendos this week ahead of the release of their debut single ‘Rule the Real‘ to chat a little about the track and their aspirations going forward as a band. Check out what they had to say below… For all who are unaware, tell us aContinue reading “Interview: Introducing Liverpool’s newest act The Kendos”

Single Review: Django Django | Spirals

Django Django are a band I have long been aware of but had never properly listened to – that was of course until now when I was asked to give them a spin and share my thoughts on the London based outfit’s first release in two years and lets just say, they now have myContinue reading “Single Review: Django Django | Spirals”

Single Review: Paris Street Rebels | Diane

by Ryan McConnell Fife’s finest punk-rock export return in ferocious fashion with their latest single ‘Diane’ and by god its a stormer. Wasting no time at all on this 3 and a half minute assault on the senses the track instantly demands your attention and will have you toe-tapping and head-bopping in equal measure. WithContinue reading “Single Review: Paris Street Rebels | Diane”

Album Review: Seasick Steve – Love and Peace

16 years on from his debut record ‘Cheap‘ comes the 10th studio album from the ever-brilliant enigma that is Seasick Steve. Mystery and wonder ever shrouds the true history behind the stage persona Steve has created for himself, but the one thing that is of no mistake is the mans talent and understanding of whatContinue reading “Album Review: Seasick Steve – Love and Peace”

An interview with rising star Andrew Cushin

By Ryan McConnell When you think of Newcastle and music a certain Sam Fender may spring to mind as he quickly rose to fame with his poignant and thought-provoking songwriting. But there is a new kid on the block who looks set to make a big impact on the scene and that is young GeordieContinue reading “An interview with rising star Andrew Cushin”

Single Review: Tony Goff and The Broken Colours – Rearrange

By Ryan McConnell Bringing the funk and feel good factor is the brilliant Tony Goff and the Broken Colours with their latest single, Rearrange. The quartet – hailing from High Wycombe – offer up a joyful sounding instrumental filled with catchy guitar hooks, trumpets and a steady beat throughout which all work harmoniously in givingContinue reading “Single Review: Tony Goff and The Broken Colours – Rearrange”

A track by track guide to DMA’S ‘The Glow’

By Ryan McConnell Ever since I came across DMA’S in an issue of the NME around five years ago they have been ever-present on my playlists. First play, first listen – they instantly grasped my attention and that of many others. That whole feeling of hearing something familiar but at the same time distinctively differentContinue reading “A track by track guide to DMA’S ‘The Glow’”

Alex Ohm releases heartfelt track ‘Hours’ in aid of mental health charity – MIND

We all suffer from low points in life with our own mental states at one point or another – some more than others. Periods of self illusion lost within our own negative thoughts, feeling alone and distanced from those who care – self assuming that no one does. The biggest obstacle though is with howContinue reading “Alex Ohm releases heartfelt track ‘Hours’ in aid of mental health charity – MIND”

Single Review: Travis | A Ghost

By Ryan McConnell As the saying goes – “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” – which serves as the perfect adage when it comes to talking about one of Scotland’s finest products – Travis. The years pass by and times change as they go – but the one constant you can be assured ofContinue reading “Single Review: Travis | A Ghost”