NEW SINGLE: EYEYEYE BY BABY BRAVE:

The mighty Baby Brave make a much needed return to Chester next month.  The Wrexham four-piece are sharing the bill with their city counterparts Alpha Cino on the 23rd of October, performing upstairs at The Cornerhouse, Chester.  You can find out more details here. One not to be missed by fans of quality noise pop.  […]

DANEPHESIANS 4:31 BY DEH-YEY:

Chester noise rock specialists Deh Yey have just released their monster first single ‘Danephesians 4:31’ on local label Restless Bear Promotions.  ‘Danephesians 4:31’ is a tongue in cheek account of a familiar biblical story, with a twist. ‘I wanted to simplify religion and recreate the story of Jesus through my childish brain mind,’ explains guitarist/vocalist […]

SEPTEMBER BANGERS:

Here’s a little gander at what’s getting blasted at SchottHQ this month. Also keep an eye on our spotify playlist which gets updated weekly. CRAPSONS – WHO’LL BABYSIT THE GOTHS: Justifiably bratty noise from the popular wirral duo, linked with clever social wordplay and a cracking video to boot. Check out their bandcamp releases here, […]

DAVE JULIAN: CRUSHED BY YOU:

Godlike synth genius Dave Julian has been back to an SL favourite for a fresh rework. ‘Crushed By You’ first appeared on Soundcloud in 2017 and quickly seeped into the consciousness with it’s haunting bass and melancholic keys sprinkled lightly over the top. The new version has a gorgeous clean sound, plus some new added […]

SONIC OFFERINGS FROM THE VON TRIPPS:

This is from footage I took of Chester rock band The Von Tripps from 2017.  I’ve been back to the original source material, removed the audio and gave it some more beef and clarity, to give it the full garage feel from the gig. .  With the visuals, I’ve slapped on a sepia filter and […]

STEPPING TIGER PRESENTS THEON CROSS:

Classy local promoters Stepping Tiger keep the jazz juices by bringing a right cracker to The Storyhouse in October. Theon Cross is a London-based tuba player, composer, and bandleader. Since 2015 he has been one of the key components of the city’s revitalised jazz scene and an in-demand sideman for his own unique brand of […]

ONLY HUMAN LIVE AT THE STORYHOUSE:

After the incredible success of their inaugural event last June, Andy Peggs and his band of modulated brothers return to The Storyhouse  on the 28th of September with another lineup to shake your bottle of bizarre organic lager to.  This event is free entry which is crazy, considering the live music on offer:  ETCHASKETCH: Following […]

THE ADVENTURES OF RESTLESS BEAR:

It’s been quite the year for Chester-based music label and event organisers Restless Bear.  They launched at the back end of last year, with the purpose of putting on gigs that were on the heavier side of the music spectrum, taking in noise rock, psyche and garage, whilst pulling some phenomenal bands into the city […]