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WYCH ELM

BY BAND

[Taken from Bristol Psychfest 2018] Wych Elm provided refuge in that I could now reduce my dancing speed by 27% percent as I was caught up in their delicate, if not at times borderline collapsing […]

ALTERED MYTHS!

ALBUM REVIEWS

Altered Myths /3113 This prolific pair from Penarth bring us an audio onslaught akin to apocalyptic omens and impending dread. 3113 is concise, focused and unsettling. Is it a track or a warning? It brings […]

DAVID HOPEWELL

ALBUM REVIEWS

The corridors and offices of Shonk Towers are empty and dark. The causation, a global pandemic that has led to the extermination of most of our staff, with nothing more than an intern popping in […]

CARDIACS

ALBUM REVIEWS

For months, maybe years I kept thinking about writing this piece, to just talk about my love for Cardiacs. Tim might have said ‘there’s no rush’ but those words can carry a lot of foreshadowing. […]

CHEW

ALBUM REVIEWS

Alas, a component of my life I have missed this year is the ability to walk into a gig ‘ear-blind’ – It’s an amazing way to install new music into one’s mind. Clearly the solution […]

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