Blog Profile / The Devil Has The Best Tuna

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They're So Pretty, Oh So Pretty

Pretty Vicious From: Merthyr Tydfil, Wales Welsh noiseniks Pretty Vicious were one of the noisiest bands of the Glastonbury Festival. They were even noisier than the mighty Motorhead, which takes some doing. They blew the roof off the...Show More Summary

Shopping Till We Drop

Shopping From: London, England Why Wait, the latest release from London trio Shopping (featured on the blog back in May 2013, Saturday Shopping) is a fidgety, restless critique of the instant gratification of the consumerist age. It's edgy, jagged, spiky rock that recalls post punk pioneers Au Pairs, Delta Five and Kleenex. Show More Summary

Fresh Sounds 2nd August 2015

Another helping of fantastic freshly brewed tunes straight from the Devil's cafe... The Bird & The Monkey - A Song For Nico The Glass Children - Undone No Nothings - All The Good Ones. Gelato - Daydream Sealings - White Devil


Dressmaker From: London, England Back in March (Dressing Up) I said that London glum rockers dressmaker are getting better and better and you need them in your lives. Their upward trajectory is sustained with new single Source of Supply, a tightly wound ball of nervous energy and anxious adrenaline. Show More Summary

Going Underground #32

It's been a few weeks since we last packed our bags and donned our explorers gear for a trip around the world's musical underground. Today we fumble and rummage around the musical undergrowth of New York to discover some of America's hidden gems... Show More Summary

The Wood Burning Savages

The Wood Burning Savages From: Derry, Ireland The new single from Irish quartet The Wood Burning Savages Premier League starts with a staccato guitar line straight out of The Knacks' songbook before bursting into a frantic, fizzing, punky pop song. Show More Summary

Saur Point

Awesome-O-Suarus From: London, England London five piece Awesome-O-Saurus might have one of the worst band names of 2015 but they make a mighty fine noise. Their latest single, Big Little Deaths, sounds like the B52s on viagra. It hits the spot from the first couple of seconds and builds to a frenzied, explosive climax. Show More Summary

Minds Expanding

Shrinking Minds From: Liverpool, England In 2015 the land of the Liver Birds is the go to place for tripped out psych and garage rock. Another week another bunch of psych rockers creep out of the garages of Liverpool. After the blissed...Show More Summary

Fresh Sounds 27th July 2015

Another helping of fantastic fresh new tunes straight from the Devil's oven... Lacika and the Hookers - Never Gonna Go Sucker Chump - Creepo Ha The Unclear - Growing Mould Cable Street Collective - He's On Fire The Bordellos - The Gospel According To Julian Cope, you're really nothing by The Bordellos

Kurious Oranj

Oranj Sun From: Liverpool, England From Echo and the Bunnymen to The Coral, from Teardrop Explodes to The Zutons Liverpool has a rich history of neo psychedelic bands and, as the host of the annual International Festival of Psychedelia,...Show More Summary

Record Breakers

Dutch Criminal Record From: Chichester, England Socks and Sandals from Chichester quartet Dutch Criminal Record is the sound of summer 2015. It sounds like ice cream on your lips, sunshine on your back, sand between your toes and surf spray in your hair. Show More Summary

The Holy Orders

The Holy Orders From: Kingston Upon Hull, England Apparently The Holy Orders were once told that their amps were too loud, thankfully the Hull quartet ignored the advice and continued with their eardrum rupturing noisy rock. Their new...Show More Summary

Grand Junction

Apollo Junction From: Leeds, England I must be at risk of Leeds indie rockers Apollo Junction taking out a restraining order on the blog! I've covered them so much over the past couple of years that it's bordering on stalking, probably. Show More Summary

Bearfoot Beware

Bearfoot Beware From: Leeds, England Bearfoot Beware were formed when guitarist and lead screamer Tom Bradley and bassist Ric Vowden bonded over a shared love of post hardcore and math rock. With the line up completed by drummer Mike Osborne they set about making a noise on the Leeds music scene. Show More Summary

Fresh Sounds 19th July 2015

After a couple of weeks of inactivity I'm back with some fresher than fresh sounds to drwon yourselves in during the week ahead... Kagoule - Glue Thomas McConnell - Balloons Youel - Pour Menace Beach - Super Transporterreum Ceiling Demons - Even If

Glastonbury 2015 Retrospective - Sunday's Highlights and Lowlights

Sunday's Highlights 1. Patti Smith - Horses Patti Smith's set on the Pyramid Stage was one of the highlights of the whole weekend. A performance of energy, excitement and an impromptu rendition of Happy Birthday to the Dalai Lama. Those in the vast crowd in the summer sun were privileged to hear a true legend at her acerbic and erudite best. Show More Summary

Glastonbury 2015 Retrospective - Saturday's Highlights and Lowlights

Saturday's Highlights 1. The Weather After the rather miserable cloud and rain of Friday the sun got his hat out of the wardrobe and decided to wear it! Hearts lifted, particularly for those, like me, who had a number of bands on the outside stages on the must see list. Show More Summary

Glastonbury 2015 Retrospective - Friday's Highlights and Lowlights

Friday's Highlights 1. Meeting Tom Robinson at the BBC Introducing Stage They say you should never meet your heroes well they're wrong. I met Tom Robinson for the first time and he continues to be an inspiration. 2. The Charlatans -Show More Summary

Glastonbury 2015 Retrospective - Thursday's Highlights and Lowlights

The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts (to give the Festival it's full title) is over and the big clean up has started so it's time to run the roost over the 2015 vintage starting with Thursday. Thursday's Highlights 1. Show More Summary

Glastonbury 2015 - Sunday

It's the final day of Glastonbury 2015 and here are some of the bands I'm hoping to see today... Gengahr - The John Peel Stage Mini Mansions - The John Peel Stage Alvvays - The John Peel Stage Fat White Family - The Park Stage Alt-J - The Pyramid Stage Perfume Genius - The Park Stage The Fall - The Park Stage The Buzzcocks - Left Field

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