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.

Geriatric Weather Report

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT AVERAGE WINTER WILL FEEL LIKE BALTIC ICE BLAST IN COMPARISON TO DELIGHTFULLY WARM AUTUMN Bus stop weather reporters everywhere (in parts of England, mostly) have informed us here at YACK! That the winter will in fact be an average one, but that it will feel especially cold and horrible when compared to…

Boomtown Diaries: Chapter 8

I pry my crusted over eyelids open to see that my face is half submerged into a lake of beer presumably spilled the night before. A half smoked cigarette butt floats past as I slowly lift my head out of the muck.

Arts By The Sea Opening Weekend

Walking through Bournemouth gardens during the Arts By The Sea festival’s opening weekend it’s easy to feel a part of something beautiful. During the day caped creatives peddle something outside of the everyday experience. The festival brings together talent from all disciplines and spray paints it onto Bournemouth town. It would be easy to get lost…

Being Gay Is An Abomination, The Bible Told Me So

Let’s put this into context, Dr Laura is a radio personality that uses the bible as a bludgeon to smash over the head over any one who doesn’t share her ideals. This is a letter sent in after she had opposed gay marriage rights claiming homosexuality a sin and an abomination according to Leviticus. Dear…

Roundabout Theatre ‘Growth’ Review

The Paines Plough theatre company have brought the  Roundabout theatre to Poole Park. Priding themselves on curating only the finest in new talent and writing it was an opportunity we could ill afford to miss. Arriving at Poole Park at dusk the pop up theatre makes its home next to the water, lit up against…