Funeral Shakes prove rock’n’roll isn’t dead

Britain’s newest supergroup are on a path to bring back rock’n’roll and their debut album is lighting the way.  Set for release 15 February 2018 via Silent Cult Records, Funeral Shakes was recorded and produced by Steve Sears (The Hell, Krokodil, Palm Reader) at Titan Studios, Watford and combines frenetic punk rock energy with power pop sensibilities, lathered in disdain, with giant hooks, and lung-bursting choruses. With all band members part … Continue reading Funeral Shakes prove rock’n’roll isn’t dead

The Wandering Hearts deliver a first class debut record with Wild Silence

Meet your favorite new folk-Americana band and their debut album Wild Silence, released on 9 February via Decca Records.  The UK’s hottest new Americana outfit have their debut album out this week and you won’t stop listening to it once you hit play – believe me. The quartet has been making quite the splash in the country music scene with their recent win of the Bob Harris … Continue reading The Wandering Hearts deliver a first class debut record with Wild Silence

Brian Fallon’s Sleepwalkers is the inspired rock’n’roll record we needed

The New Jersey singer delivers one of the most addictive and upbeat records he’s ever written.  Recorded at New Orleans’ Parlor Recording Studio with producer Ted Hutt, who also produced The Gaslight Anthem’s iconic The ’59 Sound record, Sleepwalkers promises to see Fallon take a more energetic direction with slightly (aka a lot) darker lyrics. When talking about the writing process, he said:”You just start putting the pen … Continue reading Brian Fallon’s Sleepwalkers is the inspired rock’n’roll record we needed

The Wombats release another slick record with ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’

The follow-up to 2015’s Glitterbug is a worthy contender for one of their best records yet.  Liverpool indie rockers The Wombats are set to release their fourth studio album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life on 9 February via Kobalt Music Recordings. The band’s sold out UK tour kicks off on 9 March including a huge headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace. Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life sees the trio … Continue reading The Wombats release another slick record with ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’

‘Spirit of Minnie’ is leap forward for Will Varley

For his fifth studio album the singer-songwriter has worked with a full backing band for the first time.  Released on 9 February via Xtra Mile Recordings and following 2016’s much praised Kingsdown Sundown, Will Varley’s  Spirit Of Minnie marks a distinct change of direction for the singer-songwriter. Produced by Cameron McVey (Massive Attack, Portishead, Neneh Cherry) and partnered with a UK tour this week including his largest headline show to date at London’s O2 … Continue reading ‘Spirit of Minnie’ is leap forward for Will Varley