By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Having seen the Peterhead indie rock and pop outfit perform at The Voodoo Rooms last year to promote their Monet EP, Sweet White have been firmly on not only my radar but a vast of music journalists. Going quiet for a brief period, the band has followed up their recent BABYSTRANGE […]Read more "TRACK REVIEW: Sweet White – Genine"
While not being flawless, Sam Esmail’s vigilante hacker thriller enjoys a messy yet intriguing second season that avoids being a sophomore slump. *SPOILERS AHEAD* By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) “Please tell me you are seeing this too,” said a trembling Rami Malek as he accepted his award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for […]Read more "TV REVIEW: Mr Robot – Season 2"
By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) To call RAT BOY a divisive figure in the indie music scene would be an understatement. The human embodiment of marmite, his self professed ‘scum’ fans think he’s the best up and coming artist around whilst those that aren’t too keen see him as a cheap pound-land variant of Jamie T which, […]Read more "GIG REVIEW: RAT BOY @ O2 ABC"
By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Trust Fund, for as laid back and dejected as their sound may be, are one of the most active and hard working UK based bands currently playing at the moment. Following a busy 2015 which saw the release of No One’s Coming For Us and Seems Unfair in February and October respectively, […]Read more "ALBUM REVIEW: Trust Fund -We have always lived in The Harolds"
Acting as a compilation of some of the band’s previously released EP’s, End Call is a sweet and delightful helping of dirty, grimey indie goodness from the minds of Bloody Death, the second act to release music under the independent DIY label Sorbie rd. First glancing at the collective run-time of this release, it’s clear that […]Read more "BLOODY DEATH – End Call ALBUM REVIEW"
The hip hop Ziggy Stardust and the human embodiment of being hard to pigeonhole, Young Thug certainly thrives off his unconventional style. This no doubt applies to his work load with Thugger being just as occupied as he was in 2015 with the final instalment of his Slime Season series landing along with I’m Up in the […]Read more "Young Thug – Jeffery MIXTAPE REVIEW"
History is written by the victors. While this may be often applied to battles and the likes, the famous quote seems to hold some relevance whenever the turmoil that was the breakup of Crystal Castles comes into play. However, there wasn’t a victor so much as there was someone willing to carry on the name irregardless […]Read more "ALBUM REVIEW: Crystal Castles -Amnesty (I)"