Live – Firewoodisland @ Buffalo Bar 11/11/14

First impressions of the Buffalo Bar did not give me the Celtic Viking vibes that Firewoodisland are known for. Next to Highbury and Islington tube, entering through an ominous door, down the stairs into the basement, the blood red walls aggressively baring down on you. There wasn’t much too soothing about these surroundings. Perhaps more…

New Music – Firewoodisland ‘Simon’

The new single from Firewoodisland ‘Simon’ is a relaxing mix of traditional folk and medieval celtic music. Like many folky tracks before it, ‘Simon’ takes you on an uplifting journey. Marching beats take you through the wilderness, with the flute as your tour guide and the harmonic voices building into a crescendo creating a euphoric atmosphere.…

Featured Artist Friday – Firewoodisland

Have you ever listened to any Celtic Viking Music? No? Neither had we until we were introduced to Firewoodisland, atleast we don’t think we had. Drawing inspiration from Norway and Wales the sound created is definitely an original one. The focus of which and indeed the most interesting hook is the vocal harmonies, hauntingly draped across…

New Music – Kilkovec ‘Name Your Place’ (Album)

Kilkovec introduce themselves to the world like a frat boy at a party, by shaking up a bottle of beer, cracking it open with their teeth and then spraying everyone in the close vicinity. Serving up turbocharged riffs and sleazy easy jams, the ‘Name Your Place E.P’ is a ballsy slice of head nodding righteousness.…

Featured Artist Friday- Kilkovec

Today’s Featured Artist Friday see’s Yack getting under the skin of southern three-piece, Kilkovec. Coming out of Hampshire, Kilkovec are an alternative punk band that formed in the summer of 2012. Consisting of Dan Wilson, Matt Stroud and Matt Kelly, Kilkovec created their own brand of punk rock and released their debut E.P ‘Name Your…