Rock/indie

Interview: Lower Slaughter

‘When you listen to our records there is a level of wanting people to think and react, and maybe think differently. But live, we really just want people to have fun and lose themselves,’ says Lower Slaughter’s bassist Barney Wakefield. Pitching themselves at the heavier end of rock’s range with riffs big enough to rival Black Sabbath and vocals so powerful they could raise the dead (courtesy of ex-Divorce member Sinead Young) the four-piece delivered their first collection of socially conscious racket in 2017 with What Big Eyes.…

Playlist: Copper Sounds

Ahead of the UK tour, Copper Sounds have curated a playlist that offers some insight into their influences and also acts as a springboard for discovery...

Interview: Snapped Ankles

‘It’s all just trying to be delinquent without stepping into all the other ways of being delinquent, without getting arrested… just about’ muses the Snapped Ankles’ member known only as AUSTIN.

Interview: ILL

‘If you are just making a bunch of happy love songs in today’s climate then you’ve kind of missed what music’s for. Or maybe you’re just having a nice time, I don’t know.’ So says Harri Shanahan of Manchester-based psych-punk agitators ILL.