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Meet: The Coral’s James Skelly takes us through the inspirations for the new album ‘Coral Island’, the magic of memories, and how The Coral are the Robbie Fowler of the music industry.

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Meet: Trivium’s Alex Bent interview – What the Dead men say

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After releasing the grungy gothic brilliance that was their EP ‘Fun’ back in March, Backseat Mafia put some questions to Esme from the band. First of all, how are you? How are you coping with the pandemic? Any message for your fans?  2020 was a flaming wheelie bin of steaming shit and 2021 has not …

Australia’s sparkling pop duo Holy Holy’s forthcoming album ‘Hello My Beautiful World’ is due out on Friday, 20 August 2021 through Wonderlick Recording Company. Recorded in Victoria and Tasmania, Tim Carroll, part of the duo with Oscar Dawson, says of the album: We were given all the freedom in the world to do whatever we wanted, …

It’s been over 3 years since ex XTC singer/bass player Colin Moulding teamed up with ex-XTC drummer Terry Chambers under the moniker TC&I to record the brilliant EP ‘Great Aspirations’ and the follow up live album ‘Naked Flames: Live at Swindon Arts Centre’. Moulding of course wrote some of XTC’s most iconic pop songs including “Making Plans For Nigel’, …

Hailing from Townsville in far north Queensland, Voye‘s new single ‘Paint’, featuring singer Matilda Duncan, is imbued with a reflective and sunlit tropical sheen. Yearning, harmonising vocals and rippling soft guitars create something quite luminescent. Voye is essentially the solo work of Shemah Appleton, and he says of the track: ‘Paint’ is a song about …

With a new EP with Laura Quirke due July and a UK tour coming November we caught up with Joshua Burnside to find out how he has survived lockdown, playing live and Irish inspirations. First off. How are you doing during this current situation? How has the pandemic affected you? Any messages for your fans? …

ALTHOUGH their debut album, First Séance, was only released via Rocket Recordings last week, and originally through Forest Swords’ Dense Truth label in May 2020, the duo behind the Land Trance name have developed their musical selves in close proximity and in tandem with each other for more than a decade. Land Trance are comprised …

Adelaide’s Nocturnal Animals are by no means your average indie rock band. They have garnered a lot of attention not only for their unique full throttle angular attack but also their theatricality and propensity for dramatic skeletal make up that makes you think of the Mexican festivities Día de Muertos. We premiered their single ‘Articuna …

THE genre-splicing LYR, comprised of Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, musician and vocalist Richard Walters, and producer and multi-instrumentalist Patrick J Pearson, fuse their three distinct but complimentary musical selves into an even more distinct project combining galvanic spoken word with textured ambient canopies and soaring, melodic vocals. The trio released their debut album, Call In …

After releasing there finest album to date with Hestia, read our review here. We got a chance to put some questions to Johnny McKelvey covering the band and the new album. First off. How are you guys doing during this current situation? How has the pandemic affected the band? Any messages for your fans? In …

SAN FRAN’S Sic Alps, living guitar legends, were one of those bands which, with the amount of the talent in its ranks, could only burn bright and, like an unstable isotope, emit members to spin off into other musical pursuits, eventually to transform itself in a musical half-life. Tim Hellman went into the ranks of …