Category: Tour News

  • Interview: Radar Men From The Moon

    As a prelude to inclusion in the forthcoming issue of Optical Sounds Fanzine, as well as a precursor to my getting to witness these guys at least twice in the coming months, I caught up with Tony and Glenn from Radar Men From The Moon for a flavour of what makes them tick… Tell me…

  • Happening: Reverence Valada 2016

    Happening: Reverence Valada 2016

    Wow! Is it really that time again, already…? The first line-up announcement for the 2016 instalment of Reverence Valada, has left me grinning like a Cheshire cat. I had no idea, when I saw my beloved Killing Joke at the Roundhouse in London just a few weeks ago, that I’d get to see them again…

  • Tour News: Lisbon Psych Fest – Second Bands Announcement

    Tour News: Lisbon Psych Fest – Second Bands Announcement

    The second band announcements have been made for the 2016 edition of Lisbon Psych Fest, produced by Killer Mathilda; LISBON PSYCH FEST 2016 | Teatro do Bairro | 15 & 16 de Abril Day 15/06 – Chui Wan (CN) [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=977344914 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 tracklist=false artwork=small] GANSO (en) [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=685710527 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 tracklist=false artwork=small]…

  • Album Review: Throw Down Bones – ‘Throw Down Bones’

    Album Review: Throw Down Bones – ‘Throw Down Bones’

    photo by chromaticism at Fuzz Club Records Festival Throw Down Bones are, Frankie Frankie, (so cool they named him twice!) : Guitar/Synth/Vocal/Effect, Dave Cocks: Bass/Percussion and James Aparicio: Producer. Throw Down Bones is “Noise Militia, Amnesia haze kraut and Philosophical drone”. Risen, phoenix-like from the ashes of Piatcions, “THROW DOWN BONES is the answer, a personal therapy, a…

  • Tour News: Lisbon Psych Fest – First Bands Announcement

    Tour News: Lisbon Psych Fest – First Bands Announcement

    The first band announcements have been made for the 2016 edition of Lisbon Psych Fest, produced by Killer Mathilda; LISBON PSYCH FEST 2016 | Teatro do Bairro | 15 & 16 de Abril Primeiras confirmações: Dia 15/04 – The Underground Youth (UK) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca-dOx6m2_I&w=560&h=315] Chicos de Nazca (CL) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSB2QLL46y0&w=420&h=315] Dia 16/04 – Gnod (UK) [youtube…

  • Happening: Fuzz Club Festival – London Fields Brewhouse, 13th-14th November

    Happening: Fuzz Club Festival – London Fields Brewhouse, 13th-14th November

    Only 10 more sleeps to go, only 10 more sleeps to go, only 10 more sleeps to go… My 3rd and final teaser for the historic, mould-breaking Fuzz Club Festival at London Fields Brewhouse on the 13th & 14th of November, featuring THE KVB, CAMERA, THE TELESCOPES, 10,000 RUSSOS, NEW CANDYS, THROW DOWN BONES, THE MYRRORS , LOLA COLT , SONIC JESUS, MUGSTAR, THE CULT OF DOM KELLER, RADAR MEN FROM THE MOON, THE…

  • News: The Gluts

    News: The Gluts

    All roads lead to… Milano – certainly in the case of The Gluts! Since I had the unadulterated pleasure of witnessing The Gluts support White Hills, at the near mythical Bloom home venue back in April, the band have been busy, beavering away in their new rehearsal space. [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=3524094672 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=7137dc tracklist=false…

  • Live Review: Acid Mother Temple + Wizards Of Firetop Mountain – Voodoo, Belfast

    Live Review: Acid Mother Temple + Wizards Of Firetop Mountain – Voodoo, Belfast

    I am oft heard decrying the dearth of bands making the pilgrimage across the Irish Sea, well last night was one of those rare exceptions to the rule. To some extent this perceived lack, manifests in a pessimistic malaise – avoiding the certitude of knowing who’s not coming, overshadowing those who are. An eleventh hour…

  • Happening: Fuzz Club Festival – London Fields Brewhouse, 13th-14th November

    Happening: Fuzz Club Festival – London Fields Brewhouse, 13th-14th November

    Only 22 more sleeps to go, only 22 more sleeps to go, only 22 more sleeps to go… In my second of 3 tantalising teasers for the upcoming Fuzz Club Festival at London Fields Brewhouse on the 13th & 14th of November, featuring THE KVB, CAMERA, THE TELESCOPES, 10,000 RUSSOS, NEW CANDYS, THROW DOWN BONES, THE MYRRORS , LOLA COLT , SONIC JESUS, MUGSTAR, THE CULT OF DOM…

  • Happening: The Jaguar Club – UK Tour

    Happening: The Jaguar Club – UK Tour

    From a Press Release by those lovely people at A Badge of Friendship; Bearing comparison to the likes of Future Islands and Band Of Horses, The Jaguar Club have continued their love affair with 80s New Wave with brand new track ‘The Last of Night’. Having released their EP ‘Close‘ this year, the New York…