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 […]

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 […]