Yearly Archives: 2020


Drymer-Silence
I first discovered Drymer through a 80s synthwave playlist on Spotify. Celadon – the opening track on the album, is one of those songs that makes you stop what you are doing and pay attention. It demands it. The track sets the scene for what is to come, and to […]

Album Review: Drymer – Silence


Take a dive into the darker side of electro-pop with us. Manchester has given us some amazing talent over the years and you can now add CAii to that list. Her vocals soar over the track (quite literally with the lyrics) which has a dark and devious bassline at its […]

Single Review: CAii – Back It Up


This remix of Butterfly by London’s Japanese wildflower Mieko Shimizu ticks all the boxes for me. There’s something very 80s synthwave about the driving bassline, complimented nicely by the haunting synths over the top. And then we’ve got the incredible vocals from Mieko that bring it all together tidily. The […]

Single Review: Mieko Shimizu – Butterfly (Mike Lindsay Remix)



Amie jay folk music review blog
amie jay · Long Gone   Let Amie Jay’s melancholy folk music wash over you. Her delicate voice carrying you through these difficult times. ‘Long Gone’ is a heartbreaking acoustic Folk-Pop track, with gently picked guitar, layered harmonies and sombre lyrics – softly dissecting the breakdown of a relationship. The […]

Single Review: Amie Jay – Long Gone


Palaye Royale, photo by Gili Dailes
“I’m not crying, you’re crying” – Palaye Royale’s show at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire was one to remember Review by Deus Kane | Photos by Gili Dailes Art-rock is a popular craze amongst the perpetually-disaffected youth: unordinary costumes, extravagant behaviour, and an approach to music-making that is both more […]

Palaye Royale @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London


Following a serious illness forcing them to cancel a whole lot of shows in the past 6 months (including supporting Gojira and the Smashing Pumpkins), Black Peaks seem to be back in full force with a 6-dates UK tour this April, finishing off at Brighton’s Chalk   Supporting Black Peaks […]

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Steel Panther, photo by Gili Dailes
Steel Panther prove once again that rocking out to their explicit, non-pc music is still desired as ever, selling out The O2 Academy Brixton with their Heavy Metal Rules tour  With support from Wayward Sons   Wayword Sons   Steel Panther (with support from Wayward Sons) The O2 Academy Brixton […]

Gallery: Steel Panther @ The O2 Academy Brixton


Excitement was high when entering the Brighton Centre, completely filled with people ready to see the knees up, tubthumping anthems of the Kaiser Chiefs. The stage was decorated in a way that perfectly summarised the chiefs – pure dystopian joy – and so was their set.  Supporting Kaiser Cheifs tonight […]

Review: Kaiser Chiefs and Razorlight at the Brighton Centre