LOOKING BACK AT…CHECK YOUR HEAD BY BEASTIE BOYS

25 years since Check Your Head dropped: is it Beastie Boy’s best? Jake Cordiner reviews the trio’s third LP.

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GIG REVIEW: DRAKE @ SSE HYDRO

By Jake Cordiner (@jjjaketh) I’ll admit it, I was apprehensive about paying £80+ to see Drake. I’d never paid that much to see anyone before, but as soon as Drizzy walked out onstage and fired straight into an incendiary version of Trophies it was made abundantly clear that I had sweet fuck all to be…

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Reading And Leeds Just Announced Their Lineup and the Internet Isn’t Happy

Could one of the largest UK festivals face the same fate as T after another lukewarm announcement? By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) 2016 is all but a distant memory for most, in no small part due to how much of a hellish year it was, though it was thankfully redeemed by the quality music that was on…

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Clickbait Cop: NME -“Vinyl Revolution Is A Sham”

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Believe it or not, I don’t actively go on the hunt to find content like the piece we’re going to discuss today. Much like some prankster bringing a bag full of dog shit, lighting it on fire and chapping my door before running away, NME is consistently caught with the torjet and excrement…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Crystal Castles -Amnesty (I)

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…

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AN INTERVIEW WITH: WEAK13

With a well documented underground nature and undergoing multiple lineup changes, Weak13 standout decently well from the long list of alternative rock acts to appear from the midlands. We get under the skin and find out what makes the band tick while talking to bassist Wesley “munky” Smith. Can you tell us how your band…

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REVIEW: The Pale Kids – You Decide

To have a band named after an introverted yet loyal group of friends from an animated Disney show from the 90’s, it should be no surprise that North Ayrshire act The Pale Kids bring with them an overwhelming sense of nostalgia. While it may not be in the traditional angsty nostalgia sense where they argue…

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Get The Tissues: The Simpsons Moments That Hit You Where It Hurts

As bloggers will argue night and day about what is the best programme ever to be aired on television, it’s likely that The Simpsons will be missed out in favour of your Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad though that shouldn’t be the case. While animation tends to get the cold shoulder when it comes…

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