Album Review: Lemuria – Recreational Hate

A shortened and edited review of Lemuria's latest album Recreational Hate can be found in the February 2018 issue of DIY Magazine. Read it here, on page 72: A longer and fuller review will appear online on the DIY website in the coming few days. (Publishing dates have been a bit confusing since the review was... Continue Reading →


What Does Rock Music Taste Like?: Asking rock stars the delicious question.

What do Steel Panther, Frank Turner, Funeral For a Friend, Trivium, Sonic Boom Six and Blitz Kids taste like? I decided to find out. Six years ago today, during my time at university music site Electric Banana, I interviewed Corey Beaulieu of Trivium. Due to the tasty name of the website, and Matt Heafy’s obsession... Continue Reading →

Album Review: Bibio – Phantom Brickworks

Wolverhampton electronic musician Stephen Wilkinson delivers his eighth album. True to its title, Phantom Brickworks is nine extended ambient tracks - audio portals built to access haunted serene settings. The seventeen-minute ‘Phantom Brickworks II’ begins with the ebb and flow of trickling water, building a minimal mural of thick mist over a park during a wintry... Continue Reading →

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