Little Comets are one of the hardest grafting and underrated bands of the current music industry. Little Comets’ music seems to bathe your soul in warmth and nostalgia. They’re an old-school indie outfit complete with nifty guitar licks, compelling lyricism, and an endearing air of modesty. They are, and have been for a while now, [...]

The Mancunion link: http://mancunion.com/2018/04/23/interview-shame/ “Shame, Shame, Shame, that’s the name” snarled the pompous, yet undeniably meritorious Charlie Steen.     Explosive five-piece Shame has recently finished their 22-date US tour, which they described as, “meat, desert, and sunshine” — emphasising the exhausting nature and carnivorous appetite that such a long time gigging in the United States has [...]

Sam Griffiths sauntered on the stage just as the lights cut to black and re-lit to portray the intriguing, cinematic quartet The Howl & The Hum. The sold-out Fulford Arms awaited their first cue to be plunged into The Hum’s world of curious narratives, rip-roaring riffs, and a performance that would linger in the consciousness [...]

Read on the Mancunion here: http://mancunion.com/2018/03/15/album-review-wildness-grows-gengahr/   London-born spell-binding indie rock quartet Gengahr has finally released their second album Where Wildness Grows following their debut album released three years ago. Upon first listen it is clear the band have strayed further away from their previous moody, melancholic, and angsty ways to a brighter, for the [...]

Read this article on The Mancunion website here: http://mancunion.com/2018/03/01/live-review-king-gizzard-lizard-wizard/ And God Said, “Let there be 7 Australian musical virtuosos,” and there was King Gizzard. Melbourne made, 7-piece psychedelic, acid and experimental rock band King Gizz summoned every mystical creature and black magic practitioner you could think of at their sold-out Manchester Academy gig last Thursday.  Upon [...]

Read this article on The Mancunion here: http://mancunion.com/2018/03/09/live-review-sheafs/ Explosive Sheffield 5-piece Sheafs are fuelling an uprising for the return of punk infused indie rock and are establishing their stance to be on top... Heavy indie-rock outfit Sheafs took to the stage of Night and Day Café last Saturday with one intention and one intention only. [...]

Picture this. You’re sat on your friend’s sofa, beginning to sober up after the house party they’ve just thrown, and you can hear the faint retching noises of someone throwing up in the downstairs toilet. The couple that are supposedly on ‘a break’ are just muffled voices from the room next door, so you allow [...]

Once this article is on The Mancunion website, I will post a link below. I spent my Valentine’s day with the most eccentric, outlandish glam-punk rock sextet writes contributor Olivia White   Having never properly listened to Happy Meal Ltd before last night I didn’t really have a clue of what to expect. Well that’s [...]

To read this article on The Mancunion click here... http://mancunion.com/2018/02/05/interview-howl-hum/ Bob Dylan, Fiat Puntos, Shark fantasies and James Bond, welcome to the fantastic musical mind of Sam Griffiths... If you could sum up the past year or so in 3 words what would they be? Reach (for) the stars. We learnt ‘Reach for the Stars’ by [...]