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Peter Liddle



It is a typical rowdy Saturday night gig at the Glasgow Barrowlands, with lots of beer fights, and the crowd is getting impatient waiting for Idlewild to finally take the famous stage for the first ti

My Vitriol
Hundred Reasons

It's been a little over a year since My Vitriol went on their first UK tour with Cay. In the time since then. they' have had two top 40 singles, a top 40 album, several headlining tours, in-store appe
Hundred Reasons are one of those bands that have made it big before they have made it at all. Formed in the South of England in November 1999, the five piece metal group, which features in its lin
Described as "the epitome of fun " and "one of the world's most effervescent bands" , Sit 'n' Spin are known for their great live shows and punky pop songs and have drawn comparisons with the Ronett


Seafood have been up and down Britain now quite a few times, and it seems at last that people may be beginning to pay attention. Their second album, 'When Do We Start Fighting ?…' has just been relea

Favourite Albums

Nick Drake

It's strange that this album was made in 1969. It still rivals pretty much any acoustic album out there, and though Nick Drake's songs might not be the most well-known, you'll recognise the style and poetry because popular music seems to have embraced wha


Motormark/ Zoidberg
Pocket Genius

Inventive set of reworkings and remixes of one song, 'Well, I'll Be a Monkey's Uncle" by hardcore band, the Locust
Powerful neo-classical concept release from Sweden's Sophia, which examines with frightening insight the differnet forms of psychosis
"Crazy speeding electropop" from two hyper Scottish groups with four song split EP
Refreshingly "poppy and sincere" debut album from Pocket Genius, the latest signings to the Boss Tuneage punk label

Lazarus Clamp

A collection of the EPs that Boilermaker have released in the last 7 years, 'Leucadia', which is named after the band's home town "veers between a straightforward rock and an introspective post rock sound...and is very much a personal journey."
"The sound of someone who's awake when they should have been asleep for the last 10 hours, of unwanted sound on a weary brain refusing to go to sleep." Experimental and demanding, but ultimately rewarding debut from NYC project.
Style-blending second album from British group that has "punch, edge and a sense of intrigue, but which also manages to be experimental without having to resort to anything more than quiet guitars and some violin."
"Don't expect a warning when I come ! " They bring it all out in the open right from the first line. Turn aren't here to make you feel cosy. Painfully realistic, they're here to be brutal and hone

My Vitriol
Sit N Spin

What's so exciting about My Vitriol? Why have some music journalists been waxing lyrically about them for over a year, long before they have even released an album? And why have others given them so
Seafood have come a long way since 'Messenger in the Camp', their debut eight track mini album, was first released in 1998. The four-piece released their first full length CD ' Surviving the Quiet'
Turn are a hard band to place. You think you've got them sussed and then they open a new song in a completely differently style from the last one, sending you into the type of confused panic that is
Sit 'n' Spin is a rather strange name for a band, especially this one. After glancing at the picture of the four band members on the sleeve posing with guitars and pointing them like guns, I put 'Enjo

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Emily Rock Group
Tommy Carns

'1000 Hurts' is a strange affair. Its casing is attractive, but while it is sleek on the outside, on the inside it is less pleasant. Imagine all the pain and heartache, anger and angst, injustice and
How strange ! 'Sundrenched Torso' starts off with an orchestra, and then turns into song like something from the back catalogue of Travis, then does a funky march in the manner of the Stone Roses a
This is one of those very special records that when I heard it I had never heard anything quite like it before. How, though, does someone like me, not familiar with the band's scene and unable to sli
Beware of Tommy Carns. He's a trickster. At first impressions, you might think this is another country boy folk album with some sort of modern twist. Well it is. But it's a lot more - press on past t

Alternative 3
Raging Speedhorn

As a general rule of indie-boy CD buying, I would have thought it best to avoid buying CDs in which the words "alternative" and "electronic" appear on the same single, especially if they are mi
Anamorphic make atmospheric, slinky music, which is reminiscent of Portishead, but also has more to it. The vocals are very smooth and the funk in the background is pleasant and sleek, as long as you
The Music hit the big time after the Radio 1 DJ Steve Lamacq plugged them heavily on his evening show and their demo received lots of airplay on his slot. A media frenzy ensued and this 1000 copy re
Raging Speedhorn have emerged from the nu-metal din to offer a classic Rage Against the Machine style riff-fest. Their two singers may be completely non-verbal from the first word but that doesn't ma


"I hope your wretched town will fall" declares Seafood's front man David Line while collapsing onto the floor and screaming into the microphone as both a crazy light show with plenty of smoke and anar
'Amusements' isn't particularly amusing. It is instead an EP that makes you think a bit about music - it takes a sort of Northern Soul sound and crosses it with an industrial drum noise and dark soun

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