Space Rock Reaches the 21st Century with Satellite Ravens New Album

Though Space Rock immediately brings to mind 70s bands with 3 songs written on their set list, a large stash of weed and an audience with an awful lot of patience (and probably a similar amount of weed), though somewhat stealthily, the late 80s saw a new breed of artists who were, on one level, …

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Ricardo Bacelar’s Notes from Rio and Beyond

Having already received glowing reviews across both North and South America, Ricardo Bacelar now releases his latest album, Sebastiana, on CD and vinyl in Europe. The album comprises some of Brazil's most significant jazz standards alongside some new tracks composed by Bacelar himself, all of which were recorded in Miami with a carefully selected band …

From Hawaii With Love! Paradise’s Premiere Pop Band, Kukahi

Although it’s the 50th State, in all other respects, Hawaii feels as distant and exotic as it’s possible to be. From flowery garlands to the reflection of lava flows on mist-covered swamps, it’s known for its mystical qualities and permanently cheery inhabitants – less so for its musical output. Enter Kūkahi, a Hawaiian native who has …

Ben Ridley – Sing!

Ben Ridley’s debut album, Sing, is tantalisingly close to release, a bewildering almost cinematic stroll through New York streets, or at least those of Brighton. From the jaunty bounce of the album’s first single release, Dancing Mood, to the plaintive falsetto confessional, I’m Only Dreaming, it’s a strange beast in many ways, but never less …

Ben Ridley Embraces His Pop Influences As He Releases New Single ‘Dancing Mood’

  Classically trained pianist and composer Ben Ridley has built up his career from a different perspective to the one he has now, aiming to break the mainstream with his Randy Newman styled Pop Career. With a catchy melody, funky rhythm and a fun message attached to it, "Dancing Mood" is a fantastically executed piece. …

Broken Hearts via Broken Islands

One of the most affecting albums you'll hear all year, Broken Island's debut long-player, Wars, is a magical combination of jagged guitars, trip-hop-esque beats and golden vocals. Hailing from Vancouver, remote even by Canadian standards, they combine the flag-waving gloom of Joy Division but with a Sigur Ros level of ethereal orchestration and ambition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PSVcOc8aUs

Make Way For The Punkadelic Anarchist’s New Single – All Others Will Be Toad.

Yes, it's that time of year again ...  Fluffy socks, steaming hot chocolate and not forgetting psychedelic punk rock! Yup, you heard right: ribbitingly riotous rockers Wartoad release their rebelliously righteous radio racket. The single takes the timeless classicism that is Slade's original and combines it with Wartoad's unique musical style to create a new …

JohnLikeJohn Has No Shortage Of Shocking Anecdotes In His Songs With Brand New EP ‘Vegans Are Evil Too’

  Johnlikejohn is a force to be reckoned with, and with his new EP ‘Vegans Are Evil Too’ creeping on the horizon, he will wow and shock you in more ways than you could imagine. If you know anything about JohnlikeJohn, you now that his approach is an extremely unique, using the DIY folk element …