Post-Punk Revival Revival?

What does post-punk revival revival mean? Did post-punk fade away? Why is it even important? Was that a typo? These are all questions you might have asked yourself when you read the headline. What do I mean by post-punk revival revival? Let me explain. We all remember the heyday of the early 2000’s when post-punk/alt-rock bands such as The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, … Continue reading Post-Punk Revival Revival?

Interpol Under the Bright Lights of The Olympia

Interpol are my favourite band of all-time so I’m always cautious when I write about them. I’ve no need to worry about being biased here though because I’m sure everyone who was in the Olympia on Monday night would agree that this show was brilliant. Venue The Olympia. Really no need for me to get into how much I love this place again, but for … Continue reading Interpol Under the Bright Lights of The Olympia

Track Of The Week – Nilüfer Yanya – Heavyweight Champion Of The Year

Hi everybody! I’ve a Track Of The Week here for you that’s going to knock your socks off. Nilufer Yanya’s “Heavyweight Champion Of The Year” goes in a slightly new direction to her releases earlier this year, bringing a rough guitar sound to the mix. She also supports Interpol when they come to The Olympia in just over a week. Check it out yo. Continue reading Track Of The Week – Nilüfer Yanya – Heavyweight Champion Of The Year

Joy Division- Unknown Pleasures

Joy Division’s debut ‘Unknown Pleasures‘ is regarded by some as one of the best albums ever released.  When I first heard it I was in awe of the sound and feel of the album largely down to Ian Curtis presence. I was brought to the album through comparisons people had made between the music of Joy Division, Editors and Interpol. Everyone knows the tragedy of … Continue reading Joy Division- Unknown Pleasures