❉ Samantha Reynolds on the Bristol band’s album launch at the Tunnels, February 10 2018.
❉ Gothic post-punk, referencing Jodorowsky, True Detective, 2666 and Dave Eggers.
❉ Hawkind announce the 2018 line up for their HawkEaster festival, and kick off a world record breaking attempt for the longest gig!
❉ Garage rock, powerpop, bubblegum pop, girl-group angst, gnarly R&B, proto-Americana, and a large serving of soul.
❉ A beautifully crafted album that has the confidence and grace of a band at their peak.
❉ Review and chat about new folk/electronica label with Will Salmon.
❉ Ace Records’ Liz Buckley on her close encounters of the MES kind.
❉ Mabel Greer’s Toyshop were the precursor to Yes – and they’re back, looking to the past with one foot in the present.
❉ Veteran inkslinger Jon Wilde pays tribute to the inimitable, irreplaceable M.E.S.
❉ Shout it from the rooftops –art punks the Skids have at last released a fifth album. 36 years on, they’re still angry as hell.