BREAKING: YAMMERER ANNOUNCE NEW EP:

The Liverpool band Yammerer release “Reality Escape Resort” on Chester label Restless Bear Records on the 22nd of November. The EP will be available on vinyl, cassette, digital download and across all major streaming services. The first three tracks of this E.P are an account of the causes of suffering; delusion, aversion & attachment. The […]

OCTOBERBEST: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION:

I’ve always been a fan of autumn from a local musical perspective. After years of long summers watching, at best, reasonable Chester music festivals and extremely limited music releases, the scene always kicks in as soon as the dew hits the grass and the flies thankfully fuck off. But in six years of casting an […]

NEXUS 13: CATCHING UP WITH JIM AL:

We sat down with Jim Al, one of the event organisers of NEXUS to discuss the philosophy behind the hugely successful techno nights and their 13th event, which is taking place at The Saddle Inn on the 6th of December. “Hi Jim. So it’s incredible to think it’s been 12 Nexus events up to now. […]

SONIC TRIP PROJECT MEETS SUNHAIR:

Sonic Trip Project dropped something a little bit special last week. The psychedelic space rockers, fronted by local lead guitarist, Vince Cory, have released a double live CD with renowned label Sunhair Music . This is an absolutely remarkable journey as an album, clocking in at the mammoth 2 hour mark as a piece of […]

BREAKING NEWS FROM RESTLESS BEAR:

“…Restless Bear’s 1st Year Birthday Bash is here and we have a massive All dayer including the best alternative live acts around. Yammerer ( Liverpool) Eyesore & the Jinx ( Liverpool ) Pet Crow (Derby) Feral Wheel ( Liverpool) Infants ( Liverpool) Pint & Blister (Chester) Fauxchisels ( Birmingham) Hamer ( Leeds) Set times / […]

PURPLE HEART PARADE AT TELFORDS WAREHOUSE:

Leading beacons for the local DIY label movement, Mai 68 Records are bringing Mancunian shoegaze specialists Purple Heart Parade to Chester this Friday evening.  The event is at Telford’s Warehouse and as per, it’s £4 after 9pm.   We caught up with inimitable label maestro Si Jones, because lets be honest, it’s always good to catch […]

PAUL WILLIAMS: THE PHONE EP:

Singer/Songwriter and all round local legend Paul Williams dropped a new batch of demos onto soundcloud this week. ‘The Phone EP’ is a small collection of DIY recorded tracks, given the demo status and lack of bandcamp coverage, we can presume will be recorded again at a later point. We absolutely adore the sound on […]

THE RESTLESS BEAR ALL-DAYER:

Quality noise promoters Restless Bear celebrate the launch of their new EP with an all day event at St Mary’s Creative Space this coming Saturday. The new release is a split vinyl featuring RB labelmates DEH-YEY & Gravves who both feature on the excellent bill. The event starts at 3pm and goes all the way through to […]

JULIES HAIRCUT, THEE LUCIFER SAMS & STARTRIPPER AT THE LIVE ROOMS:

There’s a feast of decent psyche playing The Live Rooms next Wednesday (2nd October) including SL house band Startripper‘s only 2019 live performance.  Headlining the event is improv space rockers Julie’s Haircut.  Active since the late nineties, Julie’s Haircut is a band from Emilia, Northern Italy, devoted to spacey, hypnotic sounds. Through their extensive back […]

DEF NEON RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE:

Def Neon make a welcome return with a brand new track and video. The last few years have seen the band deliver their energetic brand of genre-hopping mayhem to wowed audiences at countless events and festivals across the U.K, sharing stages with the likes of 65daysofstatic, The Orb, Death In Vegas, Peter Hook, Pop Will […]