Articles by Andy Little
For his first new music in a decade, Perry Farrell’s Kind Heaven requires entering with open ears as he sometimes boldly goes where he hasn’t been before.
For fifth album Destroyer, the new look Black Mountain charge at you louder and horns raised rockier.
Corin Tucker, Peter Buck and their Filthy Friends put on an Indie rock masterclass at North London’s Garage.
Green Lung storm to a triumphant album launch party at Camden’s Our Black Heart.
Zig-Zags apply the spirit and naivety of NWOBHM and thrash’s formative days to exhilarating, head-banging effect on They’ll Never Take Us Alive.
The Sunday finale featuring Witches past and present, the Devil’s whiskey-soaked blues, and not-of-this-world riffage cement why we love this festival!
Born out of an emotionally challenging year, The Well’s heavier, gothic tinged third album album Death and Consolation has a surprisingly enjoyable rock n roll spirited (black) heart.
Saturday’s Desertfest brings the noise in celebratory and triumphant fashion.
South London’s Green Lung reveal how Desertfest, a grandparent’s confusion, and the studying of song-structures help shaped the band and their impressive debut album ‘Woodland Rites’.
Corin Tucker, Peter Buck and cohorts re-unite as Filthy Friends for their environment’s current state of affairs thematic sophomore album, Emerald Valley.
Sunday’s Desertfest sees stoner rock legends Fu Manchu headline the Roundhouse with a fitting supporting cast.
Saturday’s Desertfest encompasses many tastes and genres, as debutants, returnees and an anniversary celebration lie in wait for our delectation.
At London’s Underworld, Richmond Virginia’s Windhand successfully showcase their evolving rich, thickly coated, atmospheric grungy doom sound and identity.
Wolfhounds guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Andy Golding took time out to explain the making of his debut solo album under the moniker Dragon Welding.
Dragon Welding, aka Wolfhounds guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Andy Golding’s solo debut incorporates shapeshifting tempos’, repetitive drones and multi-layered soundscapes, songs and instrumentals for thrilling effect.
While the album title expresses the notion of termination, let’s hope that isn’t the case because this sounds like a new beginning for the band.
Chock full of ideas, The Claypool Lennon Delirium sharpen their focus on sophomore album South of Reality, for a considerably more palatable and fuller enjoyable listening experience.
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard’s guitarist Paul Davies explains how they wanted to ‘evolve the music’ for their expansive third and trilogy closing Yn Ol l Annwn album.
Absorbing, exhilarating, with ‘Yn Ol l Annwn’ Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard’s closing trilogy sees them finesse even further their own intriguing, inspiring, and distinctive musical identity.
Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats bring the horror in style at the rammed Electric in Brixton, with the very fine Blood Ceremony for company.
Eight months on from their Desertfest co-headline triumph, Monster Magnet return to these shores for their sole UK 2019 gig and deliver a masterclass of head-melting heavy psych and a no-nonsense, rebellious rock ‘n’ roll spirited frontal assault.