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Under the Influence with Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly

Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly recently announced the release of Friendship, their brand new studio album, due out on 9th November 2018 on InsideOut Music. Following the release of 2017’s On Her Journey To The Sun, as well as 2018’s retrospective 5CD collect …

Under the Influence with Gösta Berlings Saga

Progressive rock instrumentalists Gösta Berlings Saga from Stockholm, Sweden will be releasing their newest, 5th studio album effort entitled ET EX on October 12th, 2018 via InsideOutMusic worldwide. We asked guitarist Rasmus Booberg …

Under the Influence with Scott Donaldson from King Buffalo

New album Longing to Be the Mountain sees this Rochester, NY band’s psych-rock ascend to a whole new level of haunting vocals, hypnotic grooves, and explosive buildups. The album will be released on October 12th (self-released in the US, released …

Under the Influence with A Storm Of Light

A Storm Of Light will release their new album Anthroscene on October 5th through Consouling Sounds (EU), Translation Loss (US), and Daymare (JP). Ahead of the release the band is about to start their European tour with Mono, so …

Ten Years of Kscope

Ahead of their 10th anniversary party in London, Gaz Cloud looks back at the defining moments of the Kscope label.

Under The Influence with Benjamin Shaw

Melbourne via Blackpool via Edmonton bedroom artist and anti-genre introvert Benjamin Shaw recently returned with his Megadead LP on Audio Antihero and Kirigirsu Recordings. Their first vocal album since 2014’s acclaimed Goodbye, Cagoule World, it’s an …

Under the Influence with Jason Corbett from ACTORS

From Vancouver, Canada, ACTORS electrify with a modern take on post-punk. On debut full-length It Will Come to You, anthemic songs evoke the urgency of early-’80s U2 (Boy, October, War) as well as the d …

Under The Influence with Adam Fulford from Dream Logic

We were pointed in the direction of Dream Logic by Tim from perennial E&D faves Tomorrow We Sail & we thought anything Tim was in to would be worth checking out; and how right we were. We were so impressed that we immediately booked Adam to play our show with Rumour Cubes at The Underdog Gallery next week (14th Sep) so we thought it would be a good time to get him to give us the lowdown on his influences.

Under The Influence with My Baby

A couple of weeks ago we saw My Baby absolutely tear it up in the rain at Boomtown Festival, attracting a sizeable crowd to shake their funky stuff in the mud to the band’s stoner disco grooves.  With a new video just released & a new album on the horizon, we thought it an ideal time to grab the band and find out what influenced their superfun sound.

Norwood and Brixton Food bank Fundraiser

London promoters Wrongpop & Chaos Theory have teamed up for a one-off special event to raise money to help buy supplies for Brixton and Norwood food banks.

Under the Influence with Josh Griffin from Caligula’s Horse

Ahead of their extensive European tour later this autumn, we asked drummer Josh Griffin from Australia’s progressive rock band Caligula’s Horse about the 3 albums that have influenced him the most.

Under the Influence with Chuck Stern of Stern

Chuck Stern of Stern tells us about the 3 records he thinks have influenced him the most during his musical career.

Shake Rattle Fest 2018

The first Shake Rattle Fest is a non-profit charity event with all proceeds going the amazing Project Mama – maternity action for migrants and asylum seekers. It will be at the most punk venue in New Cross – The Birds Nest and the line up is immense.

Under The Influence with The Callas

The Callas hail from Athens, Greece where they are the tip of an artistic collective producing music, artworks, films, magazines, events, art shows, initiated by the brothers Lakis & Aris Ionas.  The group have worked with the legendary Lee Ra …

Under the Influence with Ryan Schutte from Pound

Pound – the duo of Ryan Schutte and David Stickney – takes influence from across the spectrum of grind and doom, from Nasum to Sleep, then chops up these influences and delivers its own brand of hyper-shred-math that twists and turns rel …

Under the Influence with Ben Chatwin

Working from ‘The Vennel’, his home studio in South Queensferry, Scotland, Ben Chatwin creates a musical language permeated with a tension between electronic and acoustic worlds. His new album Staccato Signals is set for release on 6th July 2018 t …

Under the Influence with Charlie Schmid from Del Judas

Del Judas is the new solo incarnation of Brooklyn musician Charlie Schmid, known for his work as a drummer in bands such as Vaura and Tombs. Under the Del Judas name, Schmid launches an entirely new persona: singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalis …

Under the Influence with Rich Henshall from Haken

Richard Henshall from progressive rock/metal band Haken tells us about his 3 most influential albums.

Echoes Of The Past: Re-jigging Manic Street Preachers’s Know Your Enemy

Stephen Naish takes an alternative look at Manic Street Preachers’s much maligned sixth album, Know Your Enemy.

Under The Influence with Steve Cleaton from The Fierce And The Dead

To mark the release of their third album, we asked Stevie from The Fierce And The Dead to pick the 3 albums that most influenced him as a musician.

Under the Influence with Big Kizz

Big Kizz is the new Swedish rock band featuring drummer Axel Sjöberg (ex-Graveyard), bassist Johannes Cronquist (Vidunderand) and vocalist/guitarist Pontus Westman (Lady Banana). The group recently release its debut full-length, Music is Magic, on May …

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