Articles by Andy Little
Jess Williamson delivers her hypnotic, intoxicating third album, Cosmic Wink, with the aid of a full-band experience for the first time in Europe.
Amy Helm’s sophomore album This Too Shall Light is an ideal Sunday morning record, serving some spiritual, heart and soul, uplift.
Pigs x 7 and Bonnacons of Doom form a memorable head-on collision of all-absorbing rollicking, heavy and mesmerising sounds at the former’s King of Cowards album-launch party.
Recent obstacles are decisively knocked down as Walking Papers strut and groove triumphantly at London’s Borderline.
Oh Sees pound out a trailblazing, intoxicating, impression at London’s O2 Forum on their current European tour to promote latest release Smote Reverser.
The Skull’s sophomore album ‘The Endless Road Turns Dark’ truly delivers in high quality, heavy, melodic doom, which cements strongly that they are masters in their respected field.
Magpie Salute celebrate their High Water I album release with an intimate acoustic show at London’s Oslo.
John Martin of New York’s based hard rockin’ sextet Mick’s Jaguar, reveals how ‘cracking beers’, ‘draining whiskey’, ‘ranting’ and ‘pasting’ form their impressive debut album Fame and Fortune.
For Wolfhounds fans the complete John Peel sessions is an essential purchase as it offers the chance to hear some hidden gems, unreleased tracks, and arguably, better versions of firm favourites.
Former Black Crowe Rich Robinson’s Magpie Salute deliver on the promise of their live debut with the first batch of all new material on High Water I.
Here Lies Man sophomore album You Will Know Nothing continues to nourish fuzzy, riffy, danceable grooves.
Lancashire’s sonic crusaders Evil Blizzard’s Stomper and Filthy Dirty reveal the inner workings of the making of third album ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ and their favourite live shows.
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.