Articles by Jody Dunstan
White Noise Radio are an exciting and dynamic band producing complex and interesting music. By Jody Dunstan
There are some great tracks on this record, but it doesn’t seem to work well as a whole. Some of the tracks feel rushed and the mood changes too fast. This may be a symptom of a band brimming with ideas, which may bode well for the future as they develop and mature. – By Jody Dunstan
Mutoid Man gave a masterclass in how a three piece metal band should be; fast, loud, technically excellent and loving it. Awesome. By Jody Dunstan
Jody Dunstan saw North Caroline’s progressive metal band Between the Buried and Me in Manchester. “It’s just a shame that things didn’t seem to hang quite right.”
Man and the Echo do certainly have something about them, a catchy tune or two, a bit of indie charm and some meaningful lyrics. By Jody Dunstan
“This is a band at the top of their game, if there is a better live band at the moment please let me know,” by Jody Dunstan.
“A great set to finish a good evening entertainment, with a shed ton of variety and energy,” by Rob Batchelor.
This is a mature and confident sounding EP with well-crafted songs and that keep you hoping for more. It’s short and sharp, heavy while still remaining melodic. – By Jody Dunstan
A top-drawer quality night of music, a receptive, if small, crowd in a small, friendly environment. A few bands tonight will for sure have gained a few new fans. By Jody Dunstan & Gavin Davison
Diversity, some real technical ability and creativity with the ability to build a track to a crescendo, this band evidently know each other well, but I think this will only grow and develop in the future. – By Jody Dunstan
This EP has some great and diverse musicality and shows the band’s wide influences well. The tracks are fantastically produced and mixed. The music is complex, but sections are drawn into the fore really well. Keep an eye out for these guys. – By Jody Dunstan