The Virginmarys – ‘Divides’ [Album] 2016

The Virginmarys are among those bands that keep the music scene exciting and, above all, rock ‘n’ roll – alive. The Macclesfield trio know how to make music with attitude and, going by what feels right, The Virginmarys produce something truly extraordinary. The band’s sophomore record ‘Divides’ is definitely amongst the most stunning releases of 2016. … Continue reading

Reptile – ‘Confused’ [Single] 2016

Since their formation in 2014, London-based Reptile have been touring relentlessly and gaining more and more listeners into their loyal following. The same year the band released their debut EP ‘Something and Nothing EP’ which presented the musicians able to mix various genres fluently and talk about a wide range of topics. Come 2016 and Reptile … Continue reading

Take It As Gospel – ‘Sober’ [Single] 2016

Championing DIY ethics, Take It As Gospel mark their appearance on the stage with the debut single ‘Sober’. The song takes listeners on a roller-coaster ride over sharp chords, mighty bass lines and steep rise-and-fall music landscape following sharp turns at full speed. It’s bold and daring, with angelic turning devilish in a matter of … Continue reading

The Mirror Trap – ‘Simulations’ [Album] 2016

The third full-length from the Dundee wonder The Mirror Trap was, for me personally, one of the most anticipated records of 2016. Having heard some of the songs last July live in Moscow, I knew that those who love really good music were in for a real treat. And a real treat ‘Simulations’ is! Packed … Continue reading

Featured album /// Frank Turner ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’ (2015)

Rebellion against the world can be expressed in calm terms without overusing an f-word and screaming obscenities out loud. It can be clever, witty and determined and as nowadays it’s rebellious even to enjoy your life a lot and be happy, then let’s rise together with Frank Turner. The magnificent singer-songwriter has always been known … Continue reading

Featured song /// Wardance ‘Free Radicals’ (2015)

When you put out a debut single, you’d better make it a song to sweep your listeners off their feet, just like Wardance’s debut ‘Free Radicals’. London-based trio have already been making some serious waves on the capital’s live circuit winning themselves an army of followers and drawing attention from the likes of Billy Corgan. Now … Continue reading

Featured song /// Bring Me The Horizon ‘Throne’ 2015

As time goes by, people’s music tastes inevitably change. When someone told me somewhat five years ago that I’d be listening to classical music when I grew older, I laughed in their faces. And yet here I am in my late twenties, enjoying quite a lot of classical pieces and wincing with shame when people start … Continue reading

Featured EP /// Quiet As A Mouse ‘Memorybox’ 2015

Having started out in 2012, Scottish outfit Quiet As A Mouse have already gained some serious love from music fans and media alike. They make exquisite tunes with a sharp edge, which is free from any kind of arrogance many indie bands so unfortunately display in their sound. QAAM’s debut EP ‘British Flag’ was released in … Continue reading

Independent outlook /// Muse ‘Drones’ [Album] 2015

Sci-fi virtuosi Muse are in the pantheon of those great bands whose every record is a big event in the world of music. These musicians are not scared to tread unfamiliar sonic territories but at the same time they manage to stay true to themselves and their trademark sound. When Muse’s seventh record was underway, … Continue reading

Featured album /// The Vaccines ‘English Graffiti’ [LP] 2015

How many albums that pour their passion and fun on listeners in overly generous doses do you have in your collection? Not so many, I guess, as while there are a lot of truly great records, not all of them pursue the goal to be fun and spontaneous. When The Vaccines embarked on writing their third album, they wanted to … Continue reading