New Music – Harper ‘Mono No Aware’

Mono No Aware is a neat little four track E.P from London based band Harper. On the whole this E.P throws a gritty sound on top of four well written tracks. However I had trouble distinguishing whether the band were looking for a polished and cleanly produced sound or something a little more raw. I…

New Music – Luna Kings ‘Run For Cover’

Luna Kings are a four piece band based out of Leeds, consisting of Dan Seviour on vocals and guitar, Stewart Thomson on lead guitar, Ian Hutchinson on Bass guitar, and Pete Devine on drums. Formed in 2013 this band has a relatively small repertoire of songs, but an already strong distinctive sound. Though only a…

New Music – Sanchez 77 ‘The Wrong Club’

The Wrong Club is what we can only assume is the latest single from Sanchez 77‘s E.P, ‘Scribble Republic’. The track reeks of this British, Sex Pistol-ly punk sound that Sanchez 77 have really got a firm grip of and have made their own. My first quibble with the track is that it is just…

New Music – Octavians ‘Artless’ (EP)

I’m going to start this review with a more general rant not specifically directed at Octavians, although they have fallen plague to one of my pet hates. Octavians define their genre as “alternative rock” and I’m never really sure what that means. In fact I’m pretty sure it means nothing. I understand that no-one wants to claim…

New Music – Elephant Memoirs ‘Demo’ (EP)

Elephant Memoirs (the gag here being that Elephants can’t write…) are a three-piece indie rock collective from Gateshead, UK consisting of John Aspinall (guitar, vocals), Carl Aspinall (bass) and Barry Drew (drums), and I’m here to examine their collection of tracks they have named Demo with a great and ferocious scrutiny. Minimalism, incidentally, is what…