Some thirty years after they first formed (under the name Helicopter) and with the knowledge that their next album release will push them into double figures, somehow Nada Surf have always evaded the label of 'nostalgia act' - a statement supported by the fact that the initial setlists on their current UK tour have...
It's been a whirlwind 2022 for Wales' Panic Shack which has seen their brash and energetic punk frenzy thrust into the mainstream glare. April's 'Baby Shack EP', itself preceded by a run of enthralling singles, led to a string of chaotic gigs fuelled all the more by the singalongs birthed by the audience's growing familiarity...
They say the company you keep says a lot about a person. If the same is true of bands then The Illicits are just waiting to slot into your record collection. Having been selected to support Liam Gallagher on an arena run and after joining The Zutons for their long-awaited reunion run, they have even caught the eye of Alan...
Over the past few years, the quality of music emerging from Scandinavian countries has been consistently high. While varied across a wide range of genres, the real quirk is that - regardless of the overall tone of a record - the vast majority of artists' music contains a subtly haunting, almost ethereal element, which is rare...
Some bands have an unnerving knack for being able to indulge in their most deep-rooted musical influences, while consistently producing a sound which is undeniably their own own. Melbourne's Romero are one such band, and this week sees them arriving in the UK for a lengthy combination of headline shows
It’s not disrespectful to say that the level of success Sigur Rós have achieved is anomalous. Typically, any artist who approaches their craft with such a precise and careful love of their craft, with no particular consideration for the whims and desires of external onlookers, is largely shunned by the mainstream...