The Best Gigs of 2017

List season is underway and we’re kicking things off with our favourite shows of the year.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW – Gettin’ Glastönbutlered

As he recovers from a weekend of great music and even better drink, Oli gives us the run down of this year’s Glasto.

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Top 10 Albums of 2017 (So Far)

As we reach that half way point, it’s time to reminisce about the best records 2017 has brought us so far.

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GR8 MUSIC M8: January 2017

A new segment where I’ll be taking a look at any albums, EPs and singles that were my favourites of the past month. Want something reviewed? Let me know via twitter. By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Albums Run The Jewels – RTJ3 “We’re in sync so much now, after two records and several tours – and this…

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Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 3 ALBUM REVIEW

And the crowd goes… By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) The Los Angeles riots in 1992, fueled by the beating of African-American taxi driver Rodney King and the subsequent acquittal of the four police officers who took part in the despicable crime, is an event that more than 20 years after it occurred hits too close to home…

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MOST ANTICIPATED ALBUMS OF 2017

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Welcome to the very first post on blinkclyro.com in 2017! Feeling hungover? Full of regret already? Don’t worry, you’ve got the next 365 days to make things even worse. Having had the month of December to reminisce about the best and worst of the last year in music, it’s now time to…

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Top 50 Songs of 2016

        By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) It’s here! Chuck those negative opinions aside as for the next week we’ll be counting down my musical highlights of the year. While 2016 was full of many negative events (US election, multiple celebrity death, suicide squad, damn daniel etc.), on the other side of the coin music…

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Thoughts On: Coachella 2016

There’s an ongoing joke about the cleanliness at Coachella: compared to the rugged, filthy conditions that music lovers at UK festivals thrive in, the California located event is the aftermath of a cillit bang advert. This, in addition to the near soulless crowds, results in people brushing off Coachella as nothing but an overhyped fashion…

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Rewind: Best Of 2014

2014. What a year. It may have the blockbuster nature of 2013 but that’s what made it all the better as new artists that were previously unknown to the masses made a name for themselves with some of the most impressive records in their retrospective genres. That’s not to say that there wasn’t any big…

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