Articles by Andy Little
Limb’s Sam Cooper informs Echoes and Dust how they got the right ‘whoosh’ for their latest album ‘Saboteurs of the Sun’.
Masked, horror clown-esque troupe Evil Blizzard’s third album is an inviting dark trip of bangin’ melodies and all-consuming drones.
Austin’s Sci-Fi stoner rockers debut ‘The Band From Beyond’ display a fondness of doom as much as their love of stoner rock and John Carpenter film soundtracks.
Sunday’s Desertfest ended the glorious weekend with Monolord’s huge Doom stamping enthusiasm and Hawkwind’s space riding grooves.
Limb’s third album ‘Saboteurs of the Sun’ is a harder straightforward punkier-esque spirit wrapping around the inner, hard, chewy sludge centre, and their most consistent and satisfying album to date.
The rising heat and volume continued at Saturday’s Desertfest.
This year’s Desertfest opened with a spoilt-for-choice line-up for the hordes of rockers and metalheads who gathered upon North London’s Camden.
Church of the Cosmic Skull’s sophomore album ‘Science Fiction’ wraps the listener around in a thick blanket of extra warm, sumptuous, soothing sounds.
Earthless reached an astonishing high level of full on, rock-out intensity at London’s Islington Assembly Hall.
Alison (Sunny) Faris founder from Portland, Oregon’s BlackWater HolyLight talks to Echoes and Dust about the band’s formation, and the intentions and vision behind their self-titled debut album on RidingEasy Records
Echoes and Dust caught up with Oli, Jake, Julia, and Matt from Grave Lines to explain the inspirations which drove the making of sophomore album ‘Fed Into The Nihilist Engine’.
Grave Lines conclusively prove they are now a distinctive voice in the underground heavy scene with their expansive second album ‘Fed Into The Nihilist Engine’.
Blackwater Holylight have made a beguiling and engrossing debut on RidingEasy Records.
Freedom Hawk’s 5th album continues the ride with soul pleasing riffs, jaunty tempos’ and almighty rock tunage.
For all you rockers out there, conquer mountains, cross oceans, if you have to but pin your ears to the speakers and hear vocals integrated 4th album by the power trio Earthless.
Producer Tucker Martine, hooky nifty riffage, southern rock, and synth atmospherics form The Sword’s 6th album ‘Used Future’.
Evil Blizzard combine sonic adventurism, song-writing craft and surrealist theatrics to brilliant effect for a night of first class entertainment at Camden’s Underworld.
There’s much to savour in Desertfest London’s Saturday line-ups. . .
Friday’s five-venue line-ups should well and truly get the Desertfest party spirit underway.
Seattle’s Walking Papers sophomore album sees the band flex their song writing craft further for a display of finely tuned hard rock.
Calexico’s expansion into a septet and the coast of Northern California all make positive contributions on their wide ranging ninth album.