New Music: Gallery Circus – 255

A lot of the words for this site are written in the late hours of the night, after a long work shift with a pretty clouded and confused mind trying to explain as concisely as possible why a particularly obscure band or artist is worth a longer listen. Gallery Circus, rather wonderfully formed of north [...]

New Music: Emily Bear – I’m Not Alone

Now heading past my mid-20s, I look back and consider I'achieved a reasonable amount in that time. I've travelled, I've worked, I've lived in many different cities. But then you stumble upon someone like Emily Bear and realise you could not achieve in two lifetimes what she has already packed into 17 years. A full [...]

Interview: Beans On Toast on what makes album number 10 special and how his music has changed over the years

Now ten albums and ten years into a career that has seen him firmly established as one of the most unique voices in UK music, Beans on Toast - aka Jay McAllister -  readily admits that new record 'Bird In The Hand' marks a momentous moment in his life - namely the birth of his [...]