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An Interview with Amber Smith

Singer-songwriter Amber Smith's work-ethic can be admired, playing countless gigs around Wales and Plymouth has garnered her an ever growing following and her talent can be confirmed by her success in Plymouth's Battle of the Bands in 2013 - where she came 2nd, despite being a fairly unknown newcomer. In December 2014, she released her single Hope Too Much and we recently had the opportunity to catch up wit ...

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An Interview With Personal Best

Having joined forces from three separate bands (Caves, Bedford Falls & Attack! Vipers!), Bristol's power pop trio Personal Best are about to release their first full length album, Arnos Vale, on 30th March 2015 through Specialist Subject Records. The debut LP comes after their first release, The Lovin' EP, was released in 2014 and is to be supported by the band touring the UK and Europe with both Lemuri ...

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EP Review: Common Thread – Alive At Last

Artist: Common Thread EP: Alive At Last Tracks: 4 Release Date: 18th October Label: Unsigned Common Thread are a three piece alternative rock band from York who have just released their first EP Alive At Last. In the past year, Common Thread have seen a lot of changes, from changing their name to having a stand-in drummer, Alive At Last is their first release since the name change and sees a return to the i ...

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Album Review: CHLLNGR – Form of Release

Artist: CHLLNGR Album: Form of Release Tracks: 11 Release Date: 27th October 2014 Label: Time No Place CHLLNGR, a.k.a. Steven Jess Borth II, is about to release his second full length album Form of Release, on 27th October 2014, through LA based label Time No Place. The record was recorded at the Red Bull Studios in Copenhagen and is full of guest performers, including JOSIAHWISE IS THE SERPENTWITHFEET, who ...

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Album Review: Deerhoof – La Isla Bonita

Artist: Deerhoof Album: La Isla Bonita Tracks: 10 Release Date: 4th November 2014 Label: Polyvinyl Records American band Deerhoof are about to release their new album, La Isla Bonita, on 4th November 2014 through Polyvinyl Records. Deerhoof have been releasing albums since 1997, and La Isla Bonita will be their 13th. The opening track on the album is Paradise Girls. Its difference from other music hits you ...

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