BECKY NINKOVIC: ‘The Carrier.’

I know LOUD HORIZON is officially on the back burner (see posts yesterday) but THIS popped up on Facebook today. Becky is an old friend from Vancouver who would stay over at my house with her bandmates YOU SAY PARTY! (YSP! WSD!) whenever they were touring UK. This is so different from the music they… Continue Reading


CULTDREAMS: ‘Not My Generation.’

Cultdreams, who until March of this year were known as Kamikaze Girls, have released their new single, ‘Not My Generation‘ – this being a precursor to their second album release come mid-August. After five years and one album under their previous name, the two-piece band from Brighton and Antwerp, whose songs reflect a distinct social… Continue Reading


SLEAVE: ‘Homebound.’

That album, ‘Don’t Expect Anything’ is now completed and primed for release in autumn, this year. By this time, I was thinking more along the lines of Blink 182 type pop punk bands. And then the mood changed yet again with the chorus which had me convinced their was a wee bit Foo Fighters inspiration… Continue Reading


PLUVIAM: ‘Searching.’

What began as a musical experiment some eighteen months ago has resulted in the blossoming of Pluviam – an exciting young band now making their mark in the underground music scene of Birmingham. Eighteen months ago, singer James Riley and drummer Mike Tabone joined forces and dabbled with mixing their various personal musical influences which… Continue Reading