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The Badenvilles

The Badenvilles is Gordie (Guitars / Vocals), Jem (Guitars), Nico (Bass) and Ben (Drums) an alternative rock band from Hobart in Tasmania. I hit play and immediately I had to search out my recordings by The Fall and this has left me in a reverie for many an hour. A half spoken vocal lies over sparse instrumentation and there […]

False-Heads

False-Heads is Luke Griffiths (Vocals /Guitar), Mop Head ( Bass / Backing Vocals), Jack Hertz (Drums) and Jake Elliott (Guitar) an alternative rock band originally from East London in England but now striding between University in Chichester and their home base of Upminster. A subdued atmospheric charge rolls into the room as False-Heads temper the music with a […]

Mechanimal

Mechanimal an alternative rock band from Athens in Greece is Giannis Papaioannou, Freddie F, Angelica Vrettou and Kostas Matiatos.   Formed in the chaos that was Greece in 2011, though not much is better now, other than the irrationality has become the acceptable face of Socio-capitalism. Rather than falling in to the malaise Mechanimal seek to […]

Bellusira

Back in 2009 the alternative rockers Crystal Ignite (Vocals), Mark Dalbeth (Bass), Vinny Mancuso (Guitar) and James Mileto (Drums) from Melbourne in Australia formed Bellusira, on June 14th 2013 they release their debut LP – Connection. I seem to have recently found a rich seam in alternative rock music derived from heavy metal – much of which is emanating from […]

High Side Driver

High Side Driver is the Melbourne, Australia, rock band of Rob Pearson (Lead Vocals), Matt Camp (Guitars / Samples), Lewis Healy (Bass guitar / Backing Vocals), Darren Timms (Lead guitar / Backing Vocals) and Rod Whitfield (Drums). High Side Driver is one of those bands I had to come back to a second time around, because on first play, they […]

Katja Luhtala

Katja Luhtala is an Alternative indie rock singer / songwriter / multi-instrumentalist from Helsinki in Finland. The music of Katja Luhtala slides like a warming triple vodka into the bloodstream. A dark and brooding vocal immediately captures the attention whilst the metronomic musical tempos thrum into the head like a mystical spell and the listener remains captivated […]

Green Express

Green Express is the alternative rock quartet of Daniel Green (Guitar / Lead vocal), Lipes (Guitar) , Butch (Bass) and Tomaz Lenz (Drums) from Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. Mixing up the styles with nods to psychedelia and grunge, Green Express is at heart a rock ‘n’ roll band with extensions.  Their ability to pipette disparate influences gives the sound a […]

Sacred Sun

Sacred Sun is Aleksandra Kiseleva (vocals /guitar), Igor Zaika (guitar), Evgeniy Alibegov (bass) and Oleg Kryukov (drums) an alternative rock band from Sumy in The Ukraine. After a number of false starts but now back in the starting blocks, Sacred Sun, sweep the room with an undercurrent of driven rock that they mix up with haunting melodies. Whilst there […]

A Primitive Evolution

A Primitive Evolution is the alternative rock trio of Brett Carruthers (Vocals / Guitar), Stu Dead (Drums) and Stephany Seki (Bass / Vocals) from Toronto in Canada. Rolling peels of bass rattle through the speakers as A Primitive Evolution play the darker side of rock. There is in earthy tinge to the music which is delivered with precision. The […]

Unwed Mothers

Unwed Mothers is an alternative rock band based in Edmonton – Canada. Originally formed as a project by Julie Adams (vocalist / guitar /keys) the line-up now also includes: Michael James ( lead guitar); Kurtis Schultz (drums) and; Josh Eygenraam on bass. Having released Skeletons a single in late 2012, the band is set for their […]

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