New Music – Kitty Stewart ‘Talula’

Following on from the back of a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the release of two EP’s, Dorset based folk-fairy Kitty Stewart has delivered on the goods. Both albums are delightfully different from one another and yet still enjoy the core charm and heart that had donations flooding in from anyone who has encountered this…

First Friday’s Group: The Social Startup Making Waves In Baltimore

“First Friday’s Group,” a new social venture spearheaded by a team of Johns Hopkins students, has begun making waves in Baltimore, Maryland. The startup organizes concerts, benefits, and other social events geared towards promoting greater cohesion in the Baltimore community. “Fostering a sense of unity is key to social progress in a community.” says its…

New Music – Dusk Brothers ‘Storms, Rum, Liars, And Guns’ EP

A good EP shows off a bands range, it gives you an idea of the scope of what they can do and Dusk Brothers have put together something truly remarkable in that respect. Every track plays off the last, building into something greater than the sum of its parts. In listening, you can almost see the shamanic twosome stomping away on stage and summoning this surreal and seriously sexy sound.

Track Of The Day – Be Quiet. Shout Loud! ‘Louisiana’

(Photo: Simon Shaw)   ‘Louisiana’ is the lead track from Teeside based Be Quiet. Shout Loud!, this upbeat disco-rock track come as part of their recently released EP ‘Another Commotion’. Coming through with a full six tracks, including the upcoming single ‘No Hope’, the five-piece are making strides in fun and well written tracks to…

Single Review – CHÆMBERS ‘We Don’t Say Goodbye’

To be honest; the genre of witch house music is a new one to me and I’m sure most of you are equally virginal. However, If you were to assume that this is a genre of music that is exclusively produced in spooky Amityville horror style basements, you’d definitely be barking up the right tree.…

Looking Backwards with Henry & The Bleeders

A few months back now Jimmy managed to fix it for this lucky Rockabilly fan to get a sneak peak behind the scenes at the infamous ‘Western Star recording studios’  where Henry and the Bleeders were set to record a new EP and their eagerly awaited 3rd studio album. To say I was excited would…

Live Review: Kilkovec & Guests ‘Plunge’ EP Release tour

The twenty-sixth day of the first month, I find myself in Southampton. The exact location, Pre Bar. I am here to listen to live music, music that I should enjoy. There is a sense of excitement brewing in the venue, it’s cosy interior suggests tonight could be rather loud.  Today Kilkovec begin their E.P release…

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…