After nearly a 5-year absence, American psychedelic rock band MGMT have returned with a brand-new album, ‘Little Dark Age’. If, like me, you think back to the halcyon days of the pre-2010s world then you’ll be familiar with MGMT’s ‘Oracular Spectacular’, especially the tracks ‘Time to Pretend’ and ‘Kids’. They were classics and stand up … Continue reading Review: MGMT – Little Dark Age
Razor sharp humour juxtaposed against stark and sobering emotional pain, Three Billboards is a must see. Those of you familiar with the works of writer and director Martin McDonagh will know what to expect from this film; twisted, wicked humour, set against a backdrop of sheer, unimaginable emotional anguish. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri centres … Continue reading Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
On Wednesday 6th December, Dr. Martens launched their highly anticipated new store with Southampton’s finest music acts providing a night of raucous celebration. Support artist and singer/songwriter Sean McGowan warmed the crowd with an energetic folk-punk performance, playing to an audience eager to welcome him to the brand-new store. We had a chat with Sean before the event. Next up headline act … Continue reading Dr. Martens Launch Event
I first met Johnny Manna at a pizza place just outside of Hopewell Junction in upstate New York, with little knowledge or inclination of his musical ability and composure. Even as the ensuing day and night passed, I had no idea I was sat in the presence of genuine, exciting talent. Fast forward to a … Continue reading Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.
Thomas Truax is an American singer-songwriter and inventor, best known for his collection of weird and wonderful self-made instruments. Featuring but not limited to, a drum machine called ‘Mother Superior’, made out of “old bicycle wheels, a motor, spoons and various percussive bits.” Another of Truax’s ensemble is the Hornicator, an old modified gramophone horn. … Continue reading Thomas Truax Talks Music, Bike Wheels, and the Moon