Play of the Day: Trouble Pilgrims

Play of The Day - Trouble Pilgrims I have written about Trouble Pilgrims many times on this blog here and herebut it's nice to hear this track now available on bandcamp. It's on the much applauded debut album, Dark Shadows and Rust so dip in and go further niallhope

Play of the day: Jesus Piece

Play of the Day Jesus Piece JESUS PIECE: PHILADEPLHIA METALLIC HARDCORE GROUP TO RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM ONLY SELF, VIA SOUTHERN LORD IN AUGUST; NEW TRACK "CURSE OF THE SERPENT" AND PRE-ORDERS POSTED Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based metallic hardcore group Jesus Piece have their raging debut album, Only Self, confirmed for release on the 24th of August … Continue reading Play of the day: Jesus Piece

Play of the Day: Nadah El Shazly

Play of the Day Nadah El Shazly Starting out singing Misfits covers in a local punk band, then moving onto producing her own electronic tracks and making a name for herself in Cairo’s underground scene, Nadah El Shazly’s backstory is not that unusual. Her debut album on the other hand, is an entirely unexpected story. … Continue reading Play of the Day: Nadah El Shazly

Book of the Week – Henry Shefflin: The autobiography

Henry Shefflin The autobiography Penguin press I don’t know why I keep coming back to autobiographies. Well I do, but i shouldn’t. There’s people I admire as sports people, activists, involved in the arts. Because of that I think I need to read about them just because they publish a book. I know what they … Continue reading Book of the Week – Henry Shefflin: The autobiography

Play of the Day: Wardruna

Play of the Day - Wardruna I have been listening to Wardruna a bit lately. Theirs is a sound based on feeling. Described as a Norwegian Cult outfit it is a sound of vikings, which gives of a feeling of history when listening. Maybe a New Model Army for Norway, there's layers to the sound, … Continue reading Play of the Day: Wardruna

Garry Borland RIP

It is with shock that we are hearing about the death of the lead singer from Heav Drapes. They played Amsterdam rebellion last weekend and within a couple of days Garry Borland was dead. It weas numbing to read the news. Wild hearted outsider interviewed them here last year after seeing them in Blackpool. We … Continue reading Garry Borland RIP

This Weeks gigs June 5 -11

This Weeks Gigs June 5 - 11 It's a quiet enough week this week but still a couple of things to keep you going. Big names in music like The Beat, Ty Segall, Ginat Sand and the Polecats. A clash of punk for the punks, Expolited in the voodoo lounge and Headsticks in Fibbers. Both … Continue reading This Weeks gigs June 5 -11

Book of the Week – Misogynation

Misogynation The true scandal of sexism Laura bates Simon and schuster Again I’m reading a book that in my utopian world of equality there really should be no need to write. Women experience discrimination and harassment almost daily. Whether that is direct through receiving less pay or opportunities in the workplace or through looks or … Continue reading Book of the Week – Misogynation

Book of the Week – From a low and quiet sea

From a low and quiet sea Donal Ryan Penguin books How many tales of desperation and stories of inhumanity must be told and shared and read before we really start looking after our fellow humans. I heard a good interview with the author who exclaimed his motto in life is to try not to hurt … Continue reading Book of the Week – From a low and quiet sea