Lessons From Boomtown: Sunday

I wake up on Sunday morning, in my tent, with my wellies on, feet outside my tent. I was thankful I had my wellies on as it was raining. There was a point on Saturday evening where I stopped taking mental notes, voice memos, searching for things, and just enjoyed the music and dancing. After…

Lessons From Boomtown: Saturday

The twenty pound Halfords pop up tent I bought last minute holds well for the first night, but traps water like a pair of non-breathable waterproof trousers. It’s also not long enough for me. I’m glad I had a relatively tame night as I’ve got a big day ahead. I find the toilet related puns…

Featured Artist: The Jaw

A long time ago in an email inbox not that far away… we received an enticing and inventive invite to join The Jaw on their guerilla gig tour of London to promote the release of their upcoming EP. Needless to say the offer was one we couldn’t possibly turn down and so we turned up…

Chaplin’s Hello Hawaii & Wikkaman Shindig Review

When you put the words Chaplin’s and Shindig together you’re pretty much guaranteed a crowd. The venue itself has more than established itself as a fine purveyor of frothy fermented beverages and frantic frolicking fun. When they use the word shindig you can be fairly sure they mean it in the hootennaniest sense. Before we…

Lack Of Afro at 1812 Bournemouth Review

1812 is a venue that is definitely not being used to the best of its potential, we’re hoping that’s going to change. This was our first taste of it’s sleak style, kicking cocktail menu and awesome atmosphere, we’ll definitely be going back for a second helping soon. We arrived early to get settled and check out…

E.P Review: Kilkovec – ‘Plunge’

Here at YACK! we have been following Kilkovec since they released their debut E.P Know Your Place and it’s genuinely incredible how these guys have progressed, creating a polished and professional sound along the way. Kilkovec‘s latest release ‘Plunge’  is testament to the hard work the band have put in on the local circuits honing their…

Featured Artist: Easydread

Easydread are a 7 piece Reggae band initially hailing from Luton. The band hit the road pretty fucking hard in 2016, sharing the stage with some of the best Reggae and Ska acts around, week after week, yet still found time to record their EP Fyah and we at Yack! were able to weasel our way in to getting ourselves an exclusive early listen before it drops on January 21st.