The Strokes are back. The American five piece indie band has released their first studio album in seven years and the name is perfect for these unusual times.‘The New Abnormal’ takes us on a synth wondrous ride with the ingredients for an incredible album. This 1980’s sound laden album is a stark move from 2013’s ‘Comedown Machine.’
Originally from Moscow, Russia, and now based in Los Angeles, Victory Brooks initiated her music career as a rock guitar virtuoso. Her global roots and various music knowledge has embedded mass culture and diversity within her music and aesthetic.
Meteora, the “Symphonic metal band” from Hungary, has been hard at work writing and recording their second album ‘Tragedy of Delusion.’ With a grandiose sound rivalling that of related artists such as Nightwish and Epica, they have not only created a ten track album of original, heavy rock songs but have treated us with a cover of the influential alternative rock band Linkin Park’s ‘Numb.’ Having time left over from recording, the band decided to go with an idea they had for a while; including a cover. With much deliberation between band members and their fans, Meteora decided to go with the dark yet powerful ‘Numb.’
Five unsigned music artists for you to look out for.
I think we all can relate with each other that we’re gutted that festival season is cancelled for now. As sad as it is, BBC have decided that they’ll be adding Glastonbury Festival highlights on BBC IPlayer. So instead of going to the festival, you’ll get the at home experience from 10am on Thursday 25th [...]
For all the hardship which societies around the world are going through, health is not the only branch of life that has been devastated. Livelihoods and incomes have not escaped the destructive force of the virus either. With governments in many countries, including the UK, helping out those whose jobs have been affected by the pandemic, the self-employed have suffered hardship more than most, including musicians and the labour force of the music industry.
Bethany is only 21 but has now released her fifth single; impressive right. The Dartford based singer makes electro-pop music which she draws inspiration from trap and rnb. Her love of “heavy basslines and EDM” vibes really show through her body of work.
As Mental Health Awareness Week passes by, a heart-wrenching, narrative of a young woman’s struggle with her own mental health emerges. By Angelica Gayle - Contributing Film Reviewer Trigger Warning: This content mentions Drug Use and Suicide. Reader Discretion is advised. Due to the ongoing circumstances of Covid-19 that threaten our daily peace of mind, [...]
The year is 2015. Music is flowing through the sunshine hills of South Wales as per usual. Deep in the fabric of the Swansea music scene, something was about to create a blaze of Rock n Roll Rhythm & Blues.
This is always an exciting time for Green Day fans such as myself. The build up to a new Green Day release is always met with a frenzied hope, but also a deep trepidation. This has been no different with the band’s thirteenth studio album, ‘Father of All Motherfuckers,’ their shortest and maybe most rock n roll of the lot.