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New Year Ninety 2013 10 – 2

I hope you have enjoyed the run down of the New Year Ninety which is only made possible by the readers as it isn’t an Editors picklist – so thank you once again for taking the time for me to witter on and continuing to read the website. The most common question I am asked […]

The Vex

A slew of names which will be familiar comprise The Vex a new band from London, just formed last month from the ashes of Krakatoa. Josh Schwegler (Guitar / Vocal), Jack O’Shea (Guitar / Vocal), Andrew Atari (Bass) and Joshua De Facto (Drums) - who the indie bands blog recalls as Josh Boulton -  felt that the old entity which had been […]

New Year Ninety 2012 10 to 2

The indie bands blog New Year Ninety 2012 chart for positions 10 to 2 10 – New Found Land (Germany) New Found Land TV4 Nyhetsmorgon – FOUL New Found Land | Myspace Music Videos 9 – My Glorious (Austria) 8 – Marla Mase (USA) 7 – Hot Head Show (England) 6 – Cosmo Jarvis (England) […]

360 Degree Music Showcase Roundhouse March 2010

360 Degree Music are a small record label I have got to know pretty well over the recent few months and many of their bands have featured on the website. Last week I was invited down to The Roundhouse in London, to one of their showcase events, which featured three of their bands and a […]

Krakatoa – November Tour retrospective

Back in November Krakatoa set off on their first national tour with Alabama 3 and it turned in to a great success. I caught them on their first night in Cambridge (Krakatoa in Cambridge). As a retrospective of this successful tour Krakatoa made a short video : For more on Krakatoa.

Band of the month – November 2009

A new entry to the charts and straight in at number one for the band of the month top 20, Krakatoa from the UK Band of the Month November 2009 top 20 chart Krakatoa UK (new entry) Brittni Paiva USA (up 16 places) Reader’s Wives Ireland (up 13 places) Mono Stereo Sweden (down 2 places) […]

Krakatoa – Ten reasons to get to see them on tour

Last night was the first gig in an 18 date tour by Krakatoa finishing on the 21st November in Dublin. A fair sized crowd had come along to The Junction in Cambridge to see the headliners Alabama 3, but as the lads set up their set, the venue started to fill up and it was […]

Krakatoa – New release – Fat Cats / Psychedelic City

Krakatoa are keeping themselves busy this month as the new single Fat Cats / Psychedelic City is now available from Fat Cats has the distinct influences of the Kinks, brought bang up to date with a message about the recession. This release shows Krakatoa as both a strong lyrical outfit and highly competent musicians. Switching […]

Krakatoa – Tour news November 2009

Krakatoa head off on an 18 gig tour starting on Wednesday 4th November in Cambridge. Well worth the night out. For more on Krakatoa, see the article on the indie bands blog As Laurence, a great promotions guy who I will get round to writing about in time reminded me, but you would already have […]

Indie Band of the week 31st October 2009 – Jon and Lynn

Top of the indie bands blog chart as for w/e 31st October,  Jon and Lynn are the indie band of the week. This week has seen four new entires to the chart and one re-entry with bands from 4 different countries making the top ten. Band of the week: Top 10. Saturday 31st October 2009. […]

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