Posts by Month: November 2012


Review: Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – ‘Instrumental Tourist’: Album Review

It’s always refreshing when a meeting of musical minds yields unique and unpredictable results – take for instance the slo-mo indie that came from Isis & Aereogramme or the occasionally-beautiful but often crushing Sunn O))) & Boris collaboration album, “Altar”.

Both Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never) are

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News: Monster Island Release New Single & Video


Those savage purveyors of angular fear Monster Island have released ‘ETHER WIP+’; the third single to be taken from their forthcoming album ‘The Retaining Wall’ and as with previous singles taken from the album, there’s a ludicrous video to accompany it…



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News: Brown Brogues Unveil ‘May I Walk With You’ Video


Manchester’s garage punk loonatics Brown Brogues have just revealed their latest video for forthcoming album track ‘May I Walk With You’ and yes, you may.

Filmed in their native Wigan by our very own Scenewipe masterminds Plastic Zoo, the video explores the split personality of frontman Mark Vernon … Read on

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Review: Beans On Toast – ‘Fishing For A Thank You’: Album Review


On Beans on Toast’s Wikipedia page, it candidly and somewhat aggressively states, “he sings about sex, drugs and politics”. His latest album “Fishing For A Thank You” departs from this rock and roll checklist in a distinctly more woolly fashion. He is sickeningly loved up.


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Gig: Peter Kasen

Peter Kasen was born in Miami, FL and is a Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter. He began his solo music career in 2005 in Berkeley, California under the moniker of “Propel“. Not wanting to be lumped in as just another man with a guitar, and giving the music an … Read on

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Gig: Beth Rowley


Hailing from Bristol, Beth Rowley is known for her rich soulful voice and love of Blues and Gospel. Following the huge success of her UK top 10 album ‘Little Dreamer’ in 2008, for which she was nominated a Brit Award, she’s now back after working on her much anticipated second … Read on

Gig: Quiet Loner

Quiet Loner is the pen-name of songwriter Matt Hill. His recording and live work as Quiet Loner has won him many accolades, including Americana UK Album of the Year and a number one on the UK Americana Album chart in 2004 for his debut LP ‘Secret Ruler of the World’. … Read on