Author: Will Thomas

Author: Will Thomas
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Review: Lauran Hibberd – Everything is Dogs

On ‘Everything is Dogs’ Lauran sings with clarity. She doesn’t need to warble to prove that she is talented. Lauran’s EP ‘Everything is Dogs’ has this Weezer first-album feel that sounds youthful, naïve, charming, and accessible. Songs here are genuinely strong and don’t need to be laced with smoothed-over EDM in order to give them […]

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Review: Squid – Town Centre

I’m trying to think of what to write, but all my brain is doing is stagnating all my words and sentences in the style of a shit Mark E Smith impersonation. Why? Because I’m a saddo and it’s the coolest thing I can think of doing after listening to Squid’s EP ‘Town Centre’. This EP […]

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Live Review: Press Club + Supports @ The Prince Albert, Brighton (6/9/19)

Live music is a funny thing: you know when you love a band, and you finally get the chance to see them live there is so much pressure. Maybe you heard their music playing at a hugely significant point in your life, and as a result you cherish those songs and those songs will always […]

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Review: Drusila – Single Life

Portsmouth-based dark-poppers, Drusilla grace us with new single, ‘Single Life’. The piece, like all good 80’s electronica, should leave us a little sad and a little distance: ‘Single Life’ succeeds. The band, aptly named after former Roman Emperor Caligula’s sister, leave us feeling melancholic whilst we willing dip our toes in the spray of sadness. […]

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Review: Slaves – The Velvet Ditch EP

Slaves seem to be the last Bastian of UK radio-friendly punk available in 2019. The Radio 1 DJ will happily press-play after Freya Ridings or before a hideous attempt at banter. Slaves seem to fill that void of Chas’n’Dave’s Rage Against the Machine, you know, “Fuck the State/Hi-hat!”, on one hand, but you’d go for […]

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