64Records – Part One, Melancholy and The Infinite Sadness (The Smashing Pumpkins)

64Records – Record One – Melancholy and The Infinite Sadness – The Smashing Pumpkins   The first record that I’ll be covering on this series of records that mean a lot to me is one that since the first day I listened to it hasn’t left my head. In an impossible sense this album composed by the musical genius of Billy Corgan and The Smashing … Continue reading 64Records – Part One, Melancholy and The Infinite Sadness (The Smashing Pumpkins)

Nirvana reborn in Foo Fighters encore set, watch here

24 years after the death of Nirvana front-man Kurt Cobain, Nirvana have been reborn live with a line-up of Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Krist Novoselic, Joan Jett, and John McCauley. After the Foo Fighters headlining set at their 2018 Cal Jam festival, the Foo’s encore became a Nirvana reunion show with a set consisting of Scentless Apprentice, In Bloom, Breed, Smells Like Teen Spirit, and … Continue reading Nirvana reborn in Foo Fighters encore set, watch here

Beartooth – Disease (Review)

Disease – Beartooth (Review)   Mental illness is a topic that can never have enough coverage in modern media. It’s destructive and beautiful nature is displayed poetically in Beartooth’s 2018 release ‘Disease.’ The record shares frontman Caleb Shomo’s personal daily battle with mental health with its combination of brutal metal influence and hard hitting chorus’.   Caleb Shomo described the new Beartooth record as ‘music … Continue reading Beartooth – Disease (Review)

Basement – Disconnect // Stigmata (Review)

DISCONNECT // STIGMATA – BASEMENT (REVIEW)   With Basement now a part of the Fuelled By Ramen roster, the release of their 2018 album Beside Myself draws ever closer.  Their most recent singles, Disconnect and Stigmata appear to offer an insight into either side tonally of Beside Myself. Disconnect offers a feel-good sing-along anthem, whereas Stigmata offers a bleak emptiness which juxtaposes Disconnect entirely. Both … Continue reading Basement – Disconnect // Stigmata (Review)

The Smashing Pumpkins – Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts) (Review)

Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts) – The Smashing Pumpkins (2018)   Few bands mean more to me than The Smashing Pumpkins. As a songwriter, the creativity of Billy Corgan is second to none, and as a drummer, the way Jimmy Chamberlin plays is memorising. Their 2018 single release ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’ which followed their single ‘Solara’ in the build-up to the release of their 2018 LP ‘No … Continue reading The Smashing Pumpkins – Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts) (Review)