Swiss band Gotthard have been around 20 years and their new album BANG! follows an impressive total of 14 albums (studio and live)… That’s a catalog as extensive as Motley Crue’s! And yet it’s the first Gotthard album I’ve ever heard, largely due to the fact that most of their material hasn’t been...Read more
Brighton, England’s Royal Blood are here and they come with a question: who needs guitars anyway? You see, their sound simply consists of bass guitar and vocals, courtesy of Michael Kerr, and drums via Ben Thatcher. That’s right, just bass and drums. Yet their album packs more screeching riffs than anything The Strokes...Read more
We can't decide if we love this or hate it......
Back in 2012 Kimbra seemed to become an overnight sensation thanks to her part in Gotye’s global hit “Somebody That I Used To Know.” So when her debut album Vows was released here in the States later that year I expected it to be a huge success. Unfortunately, all those downloads of “Somebody...Read more
Bastille deliver one hell of an electro-thud with their spectacular new tune "Bad News" from their forthcoming Oblivion EP. "Bad news like a sucker punch / What do you say," begins the first verse and you're already hooked by those thick and luscious beats. But even...
FROM THE WYTCHES E-MAIL: To celebrate the launch of our debut album ‘Annabel Dream Reader’, we’re playing three special shows on the day of release, Monday 25th August. Starting in London, we’ll be playing an acoustic set at the The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret, then onto Bermondsey Village Hall which is a five minute walk...Read more
There was a time, not so long ago, when any mention of “Youngblood Hawke” would have made me think of the book Youngblood Hawke by Herman Wouk. To tell you the truth, I’ve never read it, but it’s on the list of books that I intend to read in the not so distant...Read more