Matthew Wand takes a look back at the humble beginnings of post-grunge stalwarts Silverchair as we approach the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Frogstomp. In March of 1995, a three-piece post-grunge band emerged onto the world stage. Hailing from Newcastle, New South Wales in Australia, their debut album was Frogstomp. They were just fifteen years old, had a bunch of … [Read more...] about Silverchair: The story of their rise to fame and debut album ‘Frogstomp’.
This week's New Music Fridays is all about female singer-songwriters. From thumping disco beats to indie-folk homesickness to goth-pop dance, we have you covered. These tracks really hit home hard this week so take a listen and let us know what you think. As always, click the pics for a listen or two. Enjoy! Sarah P. - Athena Athena is a beat-driven, … [Read more...] about New Music Fridays – 21st February 2020
Singer-songwriter James Smith, like many up and coming young artists these days, really likes his vinyl. For many artists, including James, it's a way to connect in a deeper way with music and really bring out another aspect in himself and his music away from digital culture. We spoke to the singer about his love of the format, as well as his deep admiration for Soul music and … [Read more...] about James Smith Interview: Soul Music, Stevie Wonder, and A Love of Vinyl.
Yael Naim, the Parisian born, Franco-Israeli singer-songwriter has had an interesting and diverse music career. Her ethereal vocals and soulful, upbeat sounds have been a mainstay of her music, with track New Soul shooting her to global fame by featuring in Apple's Macbook Pro advertisement in 2008. With the release of new record NightSongs on the horizon and an apparent shift … [Read more...] about Yael Naim Interview: Motivations, new music and ‘that’ advert.
Temple of Void are back with their crushing third full-length record, The World That Was. Vinyl Chapters sat down with guitarist Alex Awn to discuss the new record and all things Temple of Void. The World That Was really ticks all the boxes. The musicianship is top class, as are the vocals. Are you happy with how the album turned out? It’s definitely the best … [Read more...] about Temple of Void Interview: Big riffs, big influences, and a busy year ahead.
Happy Valentines Day music lovers! What better way to spend the day than sitting down with your other half and listening to our favourite tracks of the week? Below we have four tracks covering soul, rock, indie and pop to get your heart pumping. As always, click on the pics to have a little listen! Cap’n Marble - Loneliest Friend Cap’n Marble is a basement … [Read more...] about New Music Fridays – 14th February 2020