Soden – Onwards…Towards the Tundra

Soden are a three-piece instrumental band from Worcester who play dark, low and slow. Their music has been described as doom rock, post metal and even drone gaze. What they do really well though is d...

Album of the Year: Foggy City Orphan – Cheer Up

I wrote a review of Foggy City Orphan’s Cheer Up back in May, and at time it stopped me in my tracks. There is a real confidence and self assurance in the songs which had me questioning the fac...

Album of the Year: Red Rum Club – Matador

There’s a vibrant local music scene in Glasgow, and you’ll find the same new and upcoming bands playing regularly. For months, Alice (a friend of mine) had been telling me to come along and see Red R...