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.’
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.
The wait has been long, but the sophomore record of Norwegian pop punk band Sløtface is finally out. Since it has already been over a week since the release, and we have all had the chance to listen to it on loop, I think it is high time we dived deep into it. ‘Sorry for [...]
As the first few chords of 'Free Years Later' opened the show, we heard a girl behind us say "this is going to be some spiritual sh*t" and we felt it too. Kano took us to the endz, to church and back again blessing us with as much of his 15 years worth of material that he could cram into 2 hours.; he brought the garage, grime and gospel vibes.
For a plant to blossom and grow in to something bigger and brighter, it needs to start off as a seed. If this seed is healthy, it will grow steadily. The same goes for music venues and the acts that grace their stages.
So When I got the go ahead to write up a review about a song and band of my choice, my brain was absolutely racked up with possibilities. “Which band am I going to fan boy about?”
His biography describes him as someone who “sought solitude as often as he could find it.” A man who “wrote most days like his life depended on it…” A man who now tours full time with a growing fan base taming his solitude sought after state. A man named Jeffrey Martin.