Alice is back in Manchester and At The Barrier’s deadly duo are in the not-so cheap seats.
Mike has been photographing and writing about bands going back many years. Editor on Louder Than War, he also contributes to the LTW magazine, Powerplay Rock & Metal mag, Fireworks and FATEA as well as freelancing for PROG, Record Collector, Sonic Bandwagon and local press in Bury and Congleton.
The band that gives Inside Out Music’s progressive tag a certain edge with their hybrid of progressive and creative art-rock.
Gold Of Scar And Shale finds Jack Rutter following up Hills with a set that further enhances his reputation as a solo artist.
The Trials Of Cato bring their fiddle free folk to The Met and nail it.
Hannah James and her Jigdoll ensemble are proving to be an innovative and creative force.
The new four piece Show Of Hands make the numbers count on Battlefield Dance Floor.
The Blackheart Orchestra wow Wigan with sounds old and new as they preview their Mesmeranto album.
Enjoy a trip with the cosmic sounds and disco grooves of Moon Duo.
Kaprekar’s Constant release another progressive rock meisterwork with Depth Of Field.
A dystopian roller coaster of a white knuckle ride ensues from Le Cygne Noir.
Sombre, ominous yet with a majesty that you’d associate with Chelsea Wolfe. Birth Of Violence sees her moving in a sparse and stark direction.
Rooh, sees aswekeepsearching enhancing a slowly building reputation in a field where many ply their trade yet few stand out in the same way as the Indian quartet.
We look back at an album from Rowan Rheingans that appeared at the end of last month that defines experimental folk.
The irrepressible and prolific songwriter comes up with an interesting contrast to 2017’s Swimming In Mercury.
Three hotshot young folk musicians and a seasoned hand as their guiding light. Sounds promising.