Just Listen: Yonaka – F.W.T.B.

F.W.T.B. Words: Lauren Grigor  Oh. here. we. go. Yonaka is no longer a band in their infancy; yelling from the sidelines while the adults are doing all the talking – they are here to stand up for themselves and get what they want. As a ‘call to arms’, FWTB is a song that will make … Continue reading

EP Review: Yonaka – Heavy

Yonaka Released 6th October 2017 Words: Lauren Grigor An EP at this point of a band’s career should be a showcase of their strengths and give us an idea of their trajectory. The 5 tracks on YONAKA’s latest EP Heavy do just that. Featuring one of their earliest releases Run re-mastered with clearer vocals and tighter … Continue reading

Just Listen: Yonaka – Wouldn’t Wanna Be Ya

Yonaka Words: Nick Bewes One of the most annoying things I’ve heard this year was the gent from Kasabian saying that ‘Our new album is about saving guitar music from the abyss’. Well, young man, it doesn’t need saving thank you very much and here is a prime example. The new single from YONAKA – … Continue reading

Live Review: Yonaka – London

Yonaka Birthdays, London, 19th January 2017 Words: Lauren Grigor Coming on stage around 10:30, the four piece were looking chuffed after their incredible day – Signing with a major label is a big deal for a young band but they’ve earned it, delivering set after set, they never lose energy and always leave me wanting … Continue reading

Festival Review: Beat Herder 2016

Beat Herder 2016 Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Daisy Smart/Elena Katrina I first discovered Beat Herder festival only last year, perhaps because it’s not really known for being a festival for the kind of music we write about – but it does have an entire stage dedicated to it and that is partly why we returned, … Continue reading

Festival Review: Flying Vinyl – London

Flying Vinyl Hackney Shapes, 9th April 2016 Words: Lauren Grigor Flying Vinyl sure know how to put on a good show. The vinyl subscription service has had healthy growth in the last year, proving that vinyl is still alive and really doing more than just well. It was great to see the amount of people … Continue reading

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