An Interview with Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

Vinyl Chapters speaks to author, audiophile and academic, Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her career, records, and what got her into music in the first place. For some people, music really is life. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike is one of those people. … Read more

All Points East Festival 2019 Review – Sunday 26th May

All Points East - Crowd

Victoria Park’s summer festival, All Points East, returned for another diverse helping of guitar rock, art-pop, jazz and electronica. Victoria Park’s eclectic, two-week blockbuster summer festival, All Points East, opened for its second-year with a varied three-day programme encompassing the … Read more

Single Review: Emile Sandé – Extraordinary Being

Emile Sandé

Emile Sandé’s new single Extraordinary Being, a tie-in with Marvel’s X-Men Dark Phoenix, is more ordinary than extraordinary. The Scottish superstar has been quiet in recent years, but her latest single clearly takes inspiration from her collaboration on Chic’s 2018 … Read more

Review: Eddy Yang – American Glory

Eddie Yang

Eddy Yang releases his debut rock album American Glory, focusing on personal issues set against energetic guitars and hip-hop beats. There’s something to be said for taking control of everything yourself. It allows you to be completely honest with what … Read more

Review: Gia Margaret – There’s Always Glimmer

Gia Margaret

On her debut album of blissful quietude, Gia Margaret channels dream-pop, backwoods folk, ambient and shoegaze whilst foraging for the light within times of darkness, fashioning a disarmingly beautiful riposte to the noise around us. “It’s safe to say it’s … Read more

Review: Duncan Lloyd – Outside Notion

Duncan Lloyd

Duncan Lloyd steps into the abyss once more as new record Outside Notion shows a moving maturity amongst scintillating rhythms and sounds. Duncan Lloyd might be previously known for his work with indie rockers Maximo Park, but in recent years … Read more

EP Review: Marty Thompson – My Kind Of Woman

Marty Thompson

Marty Thompson releases third record My Kind Of Woman amongst an atmosphere of psychedelic rock backed up by numerous original ideas. Marty Thompson has never been one to rely on the tried and tested. He likes to constantly test new … Read more