Amy Maxwell


First Aid Kit // Live Review

It’s really enchanting to witness two such beautiful personalities channel a joy and heartfelt energy into the room tonigh

Brawlers – The Black // EP Review

if you’re looking for full-throttled wallops of uncompromising pop-punk, then you’ve come to the right place...

Black Honey // Live Review

Black Honey, on to world domination? They certainly have the potential.

Some Skeletons – Vigils

The Nottingham trio's debut album is a turbulent journey of emotions, a combination of thoughtful melodies with a chaotically sombre vocal

Vaccines // Live Review

O2 Academy Brixton - November 26th Having already conquered Alexandra Palace and the O2, anyone would think playing a 5,000 capacity venue would be a...

Black Honey // Live Review

Overall turmoil and chaos was officially the name of the game at the Sebright Arms tonight.

Dinosaur Pile Up – Eleven Eleven // Album Review

A self-help album might be a statement too far, but clearly DPU have created something that all listeners can relate too - and even if it's a helping hand to one person, then this is surely a triumph in its own right

Radkey – Dark Black Makeup // Album Review

With snarly attitude and striking brotherly camaraderie, Dark Black Makeup is an album that will re-ignite a new-breed of diehard punk fans.

Rolo Tomassi – Grievances // Album Review

Rolo Tomassi have managed to merge together complex muscular grooves with melodic hardcore sensibilities to craft an album that’s the equivalent to perfectly unbalanced musical kryptonite

Hot Chip – Why Make Sense // Album Review

Hot Chip's sixth LP is kind of catchy and succeeds in production quality, but if you were hoping for something a little more innovative, then you’ll be pretty disappointed

Brawlers – Romantic Errors Of Our Youth // Album Review

If you’re looking for your new favourite punk band, then you’ve probably found them

The Staves – If I Was // Album Review

Brushing off those winter cobwebs and watching bulbs bloom into flowers again, is what listening to The Staves’ new album If I Was feels like

The Wharves – At Bay // Album Review

While At Bay's songs tend to meld into one, there's no doubt that The Wharves have a potential for greater exploration in the future

Death From Above 1979 // Live Review

just as wired, and hungry enough to drive us deeper and deeper into our DFA coma of obsession.

Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright In The End // Album...

At times a formulaic spurt for the mainstream, heavy hitting guitar surges refine back down to inventive Weezer territory - things can only really go up from here

Royal Blood – Royal Blood // Album Review

Royal Blood’s self-titled debut is a slick and explosive creation, plus a sure-fire contender for album of the year

Honeyblood – Honeyblood // Album Review

A self-assured twosome; delivering melodic indie hooks and amiable comparisons to the likes of Dum Dum Girls, but do we really need another blend-in indie band?

Cerebral Ballzy – Jaded & Faded // Album Review

Jaded & Faded isn’t for the feebly inclined, but if you’re after a band with serious ‘ballz’ then you’ve found your guys

Lykke Li // Live Review

At her Village Underground show, Lykke Li takes what could be pure pop refuse for others and manages to turn it into a euphoric twist of passionate beauty

Brody Dalle // Live Review

three sold out dates in London, in the lead up to her solo album Diploid Love, the queen of punk showed us why she’s still as relevant as ever…

Turbowolf // Live Review

Playing a sold out show at London’s Barfly allows Turbowolf to showcase new material and butter up their most loyal followers

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