Ash – ‘Islands’ album review


Now back on their original home of Infectious Music, Ash present their seventh album, ‘Islands’. One of the finest singles bands of the past 25 years, this album finds Tim Wheeler and co talking about love, loss, friendship, betrayal and buzzkills. Ash have always had strong album openers and ‘True Story’ is no exception. It’s…

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Slowcoaches ‘Found Down’


Punk trio Slowcoaches have unveiled ‘Found Down’, the first song to be released from their second album, due to be released later this year via Leisure & District. A seething rally against the way the media glamorises the struggles artists fave on a daily basis, whether they be mental, financial or something else, the 2-and-a-half-minute…

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Cassels – ‘Epithet’ album review


  Following ‘Foreword’, their well-received ‘pre-album’ of already-released EPs, Cassels now unveil their debut album proper, ‘Epithet’, which is available from  Big Scary Monsters. Jim and Loz Beck have played numerous festivals since ‘Foreword’ and have toured around the country with awesome bands including Meat Wave and itoldyouiwouldeatyou. Their sound has also evolved and on…