March Madness – March in Review

I'm going to avoid any disingenuous attempt at linking the Stateside March basketball spree and the music world's busy March period. Instead, let's dive straight into it. March really was a big month in  the musical calendar of 2013: featuring releases from anxiously awaited debuting bands; the return of a few old favourites and of [...]

The Year That Was – Part Two

'The Year That Was' is a short series of blogs where we, the writers at On The Beat, take a look back at our personal highlights of 2012. A different, more intimate, take on the masses of 'Best Of' lists that will be crowding up the world wide web in the next few weeks. In [...]