Hobo Chang: Clockwork Monster

Hobo Chang: Clockwork Monster

There are many female rock vocalists that aspire to the rootsy vulnerability of Janis Joplin but not many that meet the challenge.  One such exception is Hobo Chang’s Fiona Harmon.  Hailing from North Essex, I first heard Fiona’s fabulous vocals on an...

World Needs Changing: The Killing of George Floyd

Every so often something happens that makes the whole world stop and pay attention.  Sadly, in the last few weeks, we have been shocked and stood still for the killing of George Floyd in America.  #BlackLivesMatter is a statement that should be obvious and redundant...
Somasu: 8 Years A

Somasu: 8 Years A

After a two year break, Oxford based singer/songwriter and rapper Somasu is back with a new EP, 8 Years A, a reflective and often emotive look at the area of mental health.  Having suffered with depression and anxiety for eight years or so, 8 Years A is a collection...
The Outlaw Orchestra: Pantomime Villains

The Outlaw Orchestra: Pantomime Villains

Nine months ago we brought you an EP from country rock band Outlaw Orchestra and said that it was so good it left you wanting more, perhaps an album next time. I’m glad they listened and now they’re back with their first album, Pantomime Villains.  The...
SWEARS: Seersucker

SWEARS: Seersucker

SWEARS are an alternative rock band, hailing from Middlesbrough, with grunge and punk being at the forefront of their sound . Formed in 2017, the band consists of Joel Clayton, Cypriot brothers George and Stephanos Louca, and Tom Gingell.  After a flurry of singles...

What To Do When the Music Stops

As a music blog we are of course aware of the importance of music in every day life and arguably, the importance has only increased during lockdown.  However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that we as an audience have been looking to find and buy new music; on...