Steampunk is a rapidly emerging subculture and yet remains a concept that is still incredibly difficult to define. On the surface, it’s an imaginary foretelling of an emerging Victorian-era renaissance – complete with high fashion and peculiar gadgets. However, it’s overriding spirit is one that is deeply inclusive. For an audience looking to either embrace anachronistic escapism … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW – Captain of the Lost Waves | Shrewsbury Steampunk Christmas Spectacular, Wightman Theatre – 1st Dec
Chasing Deer may be one of the hardest working bands in Britain today, and, through the virtue of their celebrated street performances, have brought to light all that is captivating about music and what it means to bring people together. ‘Hands On‘ is not merely the title of their forthcoming album (released 30th November), it … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW – Chasing Deer Host Special Live Event in Support of British Sign Language – Bush Hall, London – 22nd Nov
And so, the moment had arrived! Simmering down in a quiet corner of Kings Cross lay sultry brewery, Two Tribes – a venue seemingly no stranger to endless nights of ‘sex, drugs and sausage rolls’, which this evening was to lay host to the highly anticipated worldwide album release and launch party for Bexatron’s ‘Hey … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW – Bexatron w/ The Stoned Crows – ‘Hey You’ World Album Launch @ Two Tribes, Kings Cross – 17th Nov 18
Amey St. Cyr is an artist who you would swear you’ve seen or heard before – that’s because you probably have. As a musical performer she’s worked alongside acts such as Thompson Twins’ in Babble; Baby Ford and Audio Deluxe both touring and in the studio. As an actress, she’s most recently appeared in music … Continue reading Like a Phoenix Re-Risen, Enter the ‘Wild World’ of Amey St. Cyr
Described by The Times Magazine as ‘the Ian Dury for the 21st Century‘, punk-poet and pioneer of the spoken word – Ian Wills has teamed up with godmother of Irish music – Moya Brennan (Clannad), to produce a work of rare beauty both methodically and lyrically. The track ‘Mercy’s Door‘, a follow up to 2017’s … Continue reading Wills & the Willing Team Up with Legendary Musical Icon to Deliver Modern Christmas Classic
Legends permeate around the misty waters concerning The Captain of The Lost Waves – an exemplar of all things Vaudevillian, purely autonomous, full of unbridled expression and setting sail to redefine labels of artistic expression. Known primarily for his absurdly engaging live productions, including well received performances at the Glastonbury Arts and Edinburgh Fringe, The … Continue reading Lost Stories and Hidden Gems – The Captain of The Lost Waves offers Bountiful Loot Aplenty!
Outrageous US psychedelic prog-punk party animals Wartoad thought that there was no better way to promote their UK tour than having a dig at the masters of dad rock, Pink Floyd, by importing a huge imitation of the legendary band’s inflatable pink pig. Yet it seems that the Floyd may have had the last laugh … Continue reading PINK FLOYD PIG PROVES A RASH DECISION FOR PUNK BAND TOUR PROTEST
Perhaps with the taint of the heatwave still lingering, it seems prevalent that a new stylistic tendency towards tropicality has emerged. While the Hartlepool seafront might not immediately resonate images of swinging palm trees and white-sand beaches, Latin beats complimenting a tropical-house style is precisely what’s on offer from the new EP ‘SHADES‘ from North-Eastern … Continue reading Sisters Liv’n’G Latest EP SHADES is More Ibiza Than Hartlepool!
While the allure of the music industry may appear to have had much of the finery and glamour stripped away in recent times, remnants of the charm and spirit for which we all loved music in the first place do still remain. Chasing Deer may be one of the hardest working bands in Britain today, … Continue reading Humble Ambassadors for UK music Chasing Deer Champion Cause for British Sign Language
While the laws of nature can often dictate that opposites will enforce a level of attraction, it’s not always the case that the results are in any way overwhelming. When Australian EDM heavyweights Slumberjack joined forces with Brisbane-based beat-maker Machine Age, it was with some wonder if such a cross-genre collaboration would be as divisive as the … Continue reading Machine Age Link with Slumberjack to Go Global with Thunderous Electro-Rock Anthem, “Daggers”