How The Reaction To The Media’s Kanye Coverage Is Stigmatising Mental Health

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) It’s not uncommon for creatives to suffer from mental health issues. A well dissected effected named after famous poet and novelist Sylvia Plath is one such documented phenomenon that suggests that poets are more susceptible to mental illness than other writers with some,  including Plath herself, going as far as to end their…

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WEE QUICKIE: American Football – American Football (2)

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) To say that American Football are the epitome of emo rock would be putting it lightly. Despite only releasing one album and a subsequent EP, the influence the Illinois outfit have had on the genre is all too clear to see, paving the way for bands like Moose Blood, Basement and The…

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The Front Bottoms – Needy When I’m Needy EP REVIEW

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Managing to further refine their already solid pop punk and emo-fueled sound on last year’s Back On Top, one of the best records to be released in 2015, The Front Bottoms have treated fans prior to their UK tour with a two song EP. Titled Needy When I’m Needy, the release features b-sides that…

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