Author: Alice Mansley

Nasty Little Lonely – Ugly Vitamin

➤   9 October, 2017, 18:00

‘Ugly Vitamin’ is the latest single from rip-roaring outfit Nasty Little Lonely. Describing themselves as ‘psych post punk’, they offer this and a whole lot more. The track begins with a haunting guitar riff that rapidly launches...

Jackson – Push Through EP

➤   13 August, 2017, 19:30

Jackson is the stage name of multi-instrumentalist Jack Baldus, a project which he rather impressively writes music and lyrics for his experimental jazz band. He’s a classically trained pianist, who has mastered a diverse range of classical...

Stone Cold Fiction – Self-titled EP

➤   8 February, 2017, 20:00

Photo: Mustafa Mirreh Stone Cold Fiction’s second EP is a healthy amalgamation of traditional and modern blues rock. Recorded at Nine Volt Leap and finalised by Dominic Bailey-Clay at Loud Mastering (PJ Harvey, Kula Shaker), it’s difficult...

From arts project to rocking girl power with Dream Wife

➤   16 May, 2016, 13:00

Photo: Meg Lavendar. Dream Wife are not just your average band. The all female three-piece from Brighton, consisting of London musicians Alice, Bella and Icelandic singer Rakel have kicked doors and rattled venues across the country with...

Skating Polly – The Big Fit

➤   8 April, 2016, 16:00

Multi-instrumentalists and kick ass duo Skating Polly have unleashed their first UK album The Big Fit, a raw and exciting mixture of girl power pop and grunge authenticity. Step sisters and best friends Kelli Mayo and Peyton...

Why We Love – The Boy You Knew EP

➤   21 March, 2016, 12:00

Sibling fronted indie pop outfit Why We Love are releasing their new EP The Boy You Knew this week via My Little Empire Records. Their past single “All Good Things Must Drown” won the Amazing Radio Audition; a song that...

Wolf Alice Review – Keele University

➤   10 March, 2016, 18:30

After releasing one of 2015’s highest acclaimed albums, Wolf Alice have firmly placed themselves in the heart of beloved record collections around the globe. My Love Is Cool has been nominated for the Mercury Prize, amongst various...

All Ears Avow change their direction for ‘Reach’

➤   18 February, 2016, 18:30

Explosive new EP and a mini tour under wraps, looks like we’ve caught Swindon’s alt-rock quartet All Ears Avow at the perfect time as they gear up their plans for 2016. Our Alice spoke to the band...

Milk Teeth Review – 2 Pigs

➤   31 January, 2016, 17:30

Photo: Gingerdope Photography Cheltenham’s 2 Pigs venue was sold-out tonight for Milk Teeth’s debut album launch gig. Not many bands from Gloucestershire make it big these days, but Milk Teeth are a huge exception. They have a solid...

Tuff Love – Resort

➤   25 January, 2016, 12:30

Jangle pop duo Tuff Love are set to release a compilation album of their three EPs, Resort on Lost Map Records. After recently reviewing their latest EP Dregs, it seems appropriate to take a look into the...