Monthly Archives: May 2010

Review: Stanley Odd – Oddio

…one of the most emotionally hard hitting hip hop songs to come from the UK since Dry Your Eye

By Josh
on 30th May 2010
in Music

Review: Vinyl Jacket – Self Titled EP

Originating from Wylam in Northumberland, Vinyl Jacket is a fresh five-piece indie pop band buoyed by rampant melodies and harmonious vocals. Previously known by several other band names, such as Mild Peril and The Farrers, Vinyl Jacket appears to be the final product after years of musical formation. I say this as after listening to […]

Preview: Dot to Dot Festival 2010

If you are in the Manchester area on the 31st May, you’d be wise to start your summer of music at this fantastically wide-ranging festival. The Dot to Dot Festival began in Nottingham in 2005, and has gone through various transformations over the years until it inaugurated Manchester as it’s new stopping point this year. […]

5 Minutes With: Cast of the Capital

Outside of Glasgow and Edinburgh times are hard for new Scottish bands, with only a handful achieving the success that is deserved for so many…

Interview: Villagers

First and foremost I should tell you that Villagers is just as much a concept as it is a band. Created by, and around, Conor J. O’Brien, Villagers was meant to act as a platform for his musical endeavours after the break up of The Immediate. While this much is still true, Villagers has become […]

5 Minutes With: Yoyoyo Acapulco

Imagine a Robert Pollard fronted, acid tripping Noah and the Whale…

New: Phosphorescent – Here’s To Taking It Easy

Phosphorescent is the sometime band, sometime alter ego of Brooklyn resident Matthew Houck who first burst onto the scene way back in 2003 with his debut A Hundred Times Or More. Now less than a decade later and having expanded both his band and the scope of his sound, he has just released his fifth […]

By Joey Fulton
in Music

Arcade Fire White Label Leaks

As discovered earlier by P4K, a white label vinyl of the new Arcade Fire single was found by a Chris Ward in a Glasgow record store. As it turns out, a handful have managed to get in to the big wide world, one of which was found by Zane Lowe and promptly played on his […]

By Andrew
on 26th May 2010
in Music

Evolution Tip: Retriever

So its 10.30 at night and I’m sitting eating Pizza in a takeaway with north east band Retriever….

Review: James Blake- CMYK EP

CMYK is only James Blake’s third EP, but in many ways he already sounds like an accomplished musician…

By Joel Chima
on 25th May 2010
in Music