MOONER – UNPRONOUNCEABLE NAME EP [REVIEW]

Truth be told, I am pretty sick and tired of the ubiquitous generic contemporary hipster synth-pop sound already. Man! So yeah, right now, I am aching for sweet rock n’ roll music that features real instruments, real vocals and fucking real songs. Y’know, songs I can sing along to (intelligently) and Continue Reading

BLAST FROM THE PAST: ANDY PARTRIDGE – FUZZY WARBLES VOL.1 & 2 [REVIEW]

A review from 2002. ANDY PARTRIDGE Fuzzy Warbles Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 (APE) As any card-carrying XTC fanatic will inform you, the Swindon-based band spent the better part of the 90s on strike from their record label Virgin, finally earning their freedom from a draconian contract sometime in 1998. The band Continue Reading

BAYBEATS AUDITIONS 2013: ROUND TWO [REVIEW]

  Just got back from the Round Two of the Baybeats Auditions 2013 and we wanted to put out a quick response whilst our thoughts and feelings are fresh in my mind. This is the seventh year of the Baybeats Auditions where young local bands are given an opportunity to Continue Reading

SAPPORO SAFARIS “FIGURES OF EIGHT” LAUNCH [REVIEW]

First off, let me get something off my chest. The SCAPE Gallery is a horrible avenue for live rock music performance. No two ways about it – the sound was so harsh and unbalanced at the venue that I felt physically nauseous at times. Which is a pity because certainly Continue Reading

IDENTITE 8.4: BIG NIGHT OUT LAUNCH PARTY [REVIEW]

Dan Chan, frontman of Xingfoo&Roy brings us his unique perspective of being a performer and audience member at Identite 8.4 I met Amir through a fellow local musician named Chris(also known as Bravepaper). After exchanging emails, Amir asked if our band would like to play at Homeclub’s Identite 8.4 and Continue Reading