Quarantine Questions: Talkboy

Talkboy Quarantine Questions Additional Words and Photos by Gary Lambert During Lockdown one of my main listening outlets has been blasting Talkboy’s Over and Under Unplugged EP.  The sunshine and joy that comes from every note of those four tracks has matched perfectly with the bright blue skies that have seemingly been gifted by Gaia … Continue reading

Quarantine Questions – Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari Quarantine Questions Additional words by Sammy Sadler Arguably one of the most ‘out there’ British rock bands of recent times with their politically-fuelled lyrics and boisterous live performances, Enter Shikari have been up there with my favourites for a long time now. Flirting the lines of punk, hardcore, alt-rock and pop to name … Continue reading

Quarantine Questions: Children of the State

Children of the State Quarantine Questions Additional words by Gary Lambert Photos by Gary Lambert Children of the State are a retro-tinged rock five piece from Doncaster / Bolsover, and if you watched The Mysterines’ most recent tour you might already recognise the band.  With a new single, Big Sur, coming out on 10 April … Continue reading

Interview: HMLTD

HMLTD Words and Photos by Gary Lambert with live photography by Lucy McLaughlan If you have not listened to HMLTD’s debut album West of Eden, stick it on Spotify immediately.  For one, you really should take in this beautiful piece of music.  Secondly, I like the idea that reading my interview with the band should … Continue reading

Interview: Psycho Comedy

Psycho Comedy Words and Photos by Gary Lambert For years Psycho Comedy have been playing critically acclaimed gigs with the odd release here and there, constantly leaving people wanting more of the ensemble.  Now though it is time for everybody to get as much Psycho Comedy as you can fit in your life as they … Continue reading

Interview: The Mysterines

The Mysterines Words & Photos: Gary Lambert A sunny January day walking around Liverpool’s historical Albert Dock taking a few photographs is pretty much a perfect day for me.  When you’re accompanied by one of Britain’s most exciting and in demand bands removes all doubt and makes it possible for Lou Reed to soundtrack my … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Urban Architects

Urban Architects Words: Daniel Burton To mark the release of their debut single The Dream Spectre out today today (18th December) and ahead of their gig at The Academy, Liverpool on the 20th, Daniel Burton caught up with Urban Architects to find out a little bit more about them and how they came to be … Continue reading

Interview: Talkboy

Talkboy Words and Photos by Gary Lambert “Hi!  Would you please sign my crutch?”.  Even if the interview with Talkboy had been cancelled at the last minute, this moment as the band sat having a pre-gig drink in Jimmy’s Liverpool would have been forever etched into my mind.  It turns out that a crutch is … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: LLOVERS

Llovers Words: Sammy Sadler Photography: Callum Robinson It’s been a busy year for Teesside sweethearts Llovers and it’s not about to slow down anytime soon. With new EP Things That I Don’t Understand due for release at the end of October and a string of dates already in the pipeline for November and December, including … Continue reading

Interview: Clean Cut Kid

Clean Cut Kid Words by Gary Lambert Photos by Gary Lambert Clean Cut Kid are a band who we have been with from the very start, so it was apt that we were able to catch up with them shortly after they had finished their afternoon headliner slot at Liverpool Sound City. With their grown-up … Continue reading

Interview: Spinn

Interview: Spinn Words & Photos by Gary Lambert There has been a tradition within British music circles, and indeed, Liverpool music circles for bands to be typecast as big in Japan. This has always been a disparaging statement suggesting that they have the ability to get success abroad where they would be seen as exotic, … Continue reading

Interview: Marsicans

Marsicans Words: Sammy Sadler Photography: Callum Robinson There are three things I’ve learned about catching up with Marsicans. One is that it’s certain to be absolutely hilarious, two is that there is no way an iPhone app can automatically transcribe both my Cumbrian accent and their Yorkshire twang and three, don’t get them started on … Continue reading

Interview: The Blinders

The Blinders Words and Photos: Gary Lambert It was an unseasonably warm Manchester afternoon, and I was sat in my car with the windows up feeling like I don’t know what. I had just finished my interview with The Blinders and my mind was blank like a What The Fuck bomb had gone off in … Continue reading

Interview: The K’s

Interview: The K’s Words and Photography by Gary Lambert The summer of 2019 is setting up to be a memorable one for The K’s. After successfully claiming a main stage set at the INmusic Festival in Croatia, the Earlstown boys are not just settling for that. They have now signed a deal with Alan McGee’s … Continue reading

Album Spotlight: Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles

Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles Release date: 9th August 2019 Words: Sammy Sadler and Elena Katrina Today Sam Fender announces his debut album, Hypersonic Missiles is to be released this Summer. We caught up with him to delve a little deeper into his thoughts on its release; how much input he had into the track … Continue reading

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