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Ming City Rockers: Lemon – album review"
Ming City Rockers – Lemon (Mad Monkey) CD/DL/Vinyl 8/10 Lincolnshire back-combed brat-rockers return with Albini-produced second album. And it’s pretty damn good. Louder Than War’s Joe Whyte reviews. This is The Ming City Rockers second album after a rollicking good start with the 2014 garage-y self-titled album which I reviewed here. They’ve clearly (and rightly) assumed […]
Justice for the 96/the only campaign that matters/and the tour when music did its bit"
After justice…accountability? The Hillsborough verdict this week was an emotional and powerful moment and a reminder that dignity, compassion and sheer will power can sometimes win – even if it takes a ridiculous 27 years standing up to everything the state can throw at you to get to the truth. The fact that this was […]
Brick: Good High/Brick – album review"
Brick – Good High/Brick Robinsongs 2CD/DL Released 22nd April 2016 First two LPs by Atlanta Jazz Funk Titans Brick. Ian Canty dreams that he’s back at a 70s Caister Weekender grooving to the sound of the Funk underground The 5 piece band Brick were formed in Atlanta in 1972 by two separate outfits joining force. […]
Let’s wrestle: Replica Jesus frontman makes wrestling debut as Malachi J Matthews"
A different kind of performance as Replica Jesus frontman Mat Davies makes wrestling debut in his guise as Malachi J Matthews
Esther Phillips: Capricorn Princess – Album Review"
Esther Phillips – Capricorn Princess (SoulMusic Records) CD/DL Released 8th April 2016 Reissue of 1976 Disco/Soul crossover from veteran R n B star Esther Phillips whose career began way back in the late 1940s. Ian Canty sees the glitterball collide with the heat of the street Esther Phillips was 40 when she cut this recording, […]