A Retrospective On Mudhoney

What can I say about mudhoney. They’re incredible. Although they lack the pop sensibilities of Nirvana, or the depth of over bands from the Seattle scene, Mudhoney created a truly unique sound which paved the way for so many bands. My favourite song of theirs ‘Touch Me I’m Sick’ seems to parody romance, love, and sex, by presenting the toxicity that love can contain. Mudhoney … Continue reading A Retrospective On Mudhoney

Basement ‘Beside Myself’ (Review)

British four piece rock band Basement’s fourth studio album ‘Beside Myself’ echoes clear inspiration from bands such as Jimmy Eat World as well as including elements of punk, grunge, and modern emo. ‘Beside Myself’ was produced by Basement and Colin Brittian and shows a development to a cleaner more ‘radio friendly’ sound whilst also staying true to their post-hardcore and emo roots.   The record … Continue reading Basement ‘Beside Myself’ (Review)

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)