Reviewed – Monokino – Bend Or Break

Rating - 4/5 In a novel gesture of european co-operation we have two reviews of two singles that have formed a cultural music exchange.  The two nations are Scotland and The Netherlands and their respective musical champions are Danny McGuire and Monokino (otherwise known as George van Wetering). In terms of structuring this we’ll start... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Charmist – Consider This

Rating - 4/5 Charmist comprises two Adams, White and Jackson, who after being aware of each other for a couple of years properly started collaborating in the spring of 2020. “Consider This” is their first single. And it's good. The opening is slightly incongruous with the remainder, it's very trance piano in it's sound and... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – YNES – Better Job

Reviewed - 2/5 The punk genre originated in the mid 70’s with bands such as Sex Pistols and The Ramones pavingthe way with new sounds, and an attitude that hadn’t been seen in the music industry before. Thepunk movement was so popular because of its raw aggression and exciting visuals, the likes of whichmany bands... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Crazy Arm – Fear Up

Rating - 3.5/5 The latest single from the new album “Dark Hands, Thunderbolts” Crazy Arm delivers us Fear Up. It’s a punk western romp that blends Dropkick Murphys and Ennio Morricone. I’ll bet you didn’t know you needed that but you do. Coming from a dark enough place, the name of the single is actually... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – The Wraiths – Only You Know

Rating - 3.5/5 ‘Only You Know’ is the debut single from Yorkshire based outfit The Wraiths. Incorporating several different styles into the track, it’s a mix of psychedelic stoner rock, grunge and even a sprinkling of rockabilly surf for good measure. The fuzzy guitar solo invokes the desert psych stylings of Queens of The Stone... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – The Sad Song Co. – Saudade

Rating - 2.5/5 The Sad Song Co. is Nigel Powell (formerly of Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls) and returns this month with his latest album “Saudade” which is due to be released on 22nd Jan 2021, but is preceded by the latest single “My Saccharine” which arrives just before on the 15th. Saudade means... Continue Reading →

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