Asylums frontman Luke Branch speaks to Victoria Pearson about the adaptiveness of the music industry during our current pandemic, mental health, and their new album. Southend art-rock group Asylums have recently released new album Genetic Cabaret and feel like they're in a really good place. This may be surprising considering the year we've all had, but it's allowed the … [Read more...] about Asylums Interview: Platitudes, Lockdown, and Transcendental Meditation
Seasick Steve is back with his 10th studio album Love & Peace, living up to his strong mythology amongst accessible and heartfelt blues. It all began way back when with the release of the fantastic Dog House Music in 2006. Steve is just one of these artists that connect with me. His whole attitude and his music hold a strong resonance and vibration that creates an … [Read more...] about Seasick Steve: Love & Peace – Review
Ilya & Vladimir from Russian rock band Apache Rose chat with Victoria Pearson about their new single, the ecclectic Russian music scene, and their hopes for the band's future. Combining sounds ranging from British Invasion music of the 60s and alt-rock bands of the nineties and noughties, Russian-based Apache Rose are something of a pleasant oddity. With a growing … [Read more...] about Apache Rose Interview: Russia, Underground Music and the Future.
Debut album Fad from Silverbacks has been met with some great early support as they conduct their way through taut rhythms and late 70s punk influences. Silverbacks are from Ireland but you could be forgiven for thinking these guys are pure unadulterated New Yorkers. Recently making the BBC 6 Music playlist with single Dunkirk, Silverbacks are on the rise, and with good … [Read more...] about Silverbacks: Fad – Album Review
Honey For Wounds, the latest release from Ego Ella May, is an intriguing and thoughtful combination of Jazz, R&B and Neo-Soul. Released via John Boyega’s UpperRoom Records, Ego Ella May describes Honey For Wounds as “music to heal to”. This is a fantastic concept for an album and it's great to feel the positivity in the statement. While certain tracks do have a political … [Read more...] about Ego Ella May: Honey For Wounds – Review
Lady Gaga shows off her ever-changing and inventive take on pop music with the genre-switching and idea-laden Chromatica. Lady Gaga, as everyone must now know, is a high impact artist of extraordinary vision. She is original, talented and could be seen as a juxtaposition between Madonna and Punk. She has single-handedly revolutionised the music industry over the last fifteen … [Read more...] about Lady Gaga: Chromatica – Album Review