Posts by Month: September 2012

News: Nine Black Alps Release New Video + Tour


Oh my, shit gone down. Manchester’s power grunge thinkers Nine Black Alps are bloody back, and they bought with them a shiny new video for new track ‘My One and Only’ and some blinking bloody live dates to back it up.

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Gig: The Twilight Sad


The Twilight Sad comprises James Graham, Andy MacFarlane and Mark Devine. Live, they introduce Johnny Doc and martin Doherty to the line-up.

Forming in late 2003, the band played a couple of early shows at Glasgow’s 13th Note. They created half hour pieces of music utilising guitars, bass, drums,

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News: SILVER Releases Free AA Side ‘Behemoth/Rib’

Hold the phone, Killer at 3 O’clock. Manchester’s experimental folk senorita SILVER has released FREE AA Side, ‘Behemoth/RIb’ and it don’t half sound delightful.



Home-recorded on a 4-track tape machine, Silver’s latest release is full of obliterated guitars, weirdo drum beats, some genius loop pedal vocals and enough … Read on

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I LIKE TRAINS are a hidden treasure. Haunting instrumentation and broken, world weary vocals portray a tender depiction of tragedy, past, present and future.

Building the bricks of a productive creative partnership, over the past six years I LIKE TRAINS have perfected their craft. Their sullen heart felt songs … Read on


Gig: Islands


Islands began in 2005, emerging from the ashes of Montreal pop sensations The Unicorns In their previous incarnation, they had crafted a vibrant distinctly Lo-Fi sound that quickly made them cult sensations. Popmatters heralded The Unicorn’s distinct style as, “genuinely great pop music that’s experimental, catchy, and, most of

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Gig: Cold Specks


Not much is known about Cold Specks other than that she’s actually Al Spx, a 23-year-old who hails from Etobicoke in Canada and now lives in London. A few Google searches reveal that she used to go under the pseudonyms Basket of Figs and the Hotel Ghost, and there … Read on