Dad Rocks! – Super cool geezer
This past weekend, I decided to leave behind the rainy streets of Manchester to go and get pissed up on whiskey in a field and bust out flying head scissors with my pal in front of a crowd full of people in a big tent down in Cheltenham. But why Cheltenham? Could I not have achieved such athletic/stupid/drunken manoeuvres in a field much closer to home in…
My new sounds:
New Single ‘Trainwreck 1979′ from Death From Above 1979
If you’re a fan of Canadian duo Death From Above 1979, at some point over the last 12 hours, I assume you shat yourself.
It’s been ten years since the release of their phenomenal debut full length ‘You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine’ and now they’re back, having debuted their new track ‘Trainwreck 1979’ on Zane Lowe’s radio 1 show last night. The…
So festival season is pretty much upon us, and I will be dipping my toe in this time next week (or more likely diving in head first…) at 2000 Trees in Cheltenham.
After attending the first ever ArcTanGent last year, and having a tip-top bloody time, I thought I’d best get involved and see what the fuss was about its older brother, 2000 Trees.
Established in 2007, the folks behind 2000 Trees have…
Taking influence from the likes of The JCQ, Arcane Roots and The Mars Volta, Emilio Largo are a three headed prog/math rock hybrid hailing from the mean streets of Edinburgh. Not to be confused with the bad lad from Thunderball, In their own words? “Emilio Largo draw on math, progressive and alternative rock to create an inviting and inventive sound full of gritty riffs and…
New interview up on Birthday Cake for Breakfast with @brontidetheband.
This month sees the release of ‘Artery’, Brontide’s second record.
Read all about it here:
#brontide #artery #pinkmist #sanssouci #holyroar
I remember the first time I saw Brontide live like it was yesterday. On a balmy Summer’s day in 2011, I travelled to the lovely town of Sheffield for a pretty rad Tramlines Festival. Playing on the ‘New Bands’ stage alongside such daddies as Shapes and The Xcerts, Brontide played an absolutely blistering set. The whole jaw on the floor scenario come true, the tunes…
Youth Culture Forever: A conversation with Phillip of PAWS
New interview up on Birthday Cake For Breakfast with the PAWS front man.
Really enjoyed this interview, why not take a look:
#YCF #PAWS #wearescientists #YouthCultureForever (at The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE)
I first discovered PAWS at a We Are Scientists show in Manchester this time last year. On that night at Gorilla, I remember being pretty blown away, and I was struck with how close together and packed in the band seemed to be. The stage at Gorilla isn’t that big as it is, but it looked like these three lads from Scotland could play in a matchbox if the need should arise. They seemed to be…
You know, when it comes to live music - we’re pretty spoilt for choice here in Manchester.