Menace Beach, Pet Crow and The Mighty Kids at The Hairy Dog

I am writing this whilst currently laid up in bed with a doctor’s diagnosis of ‘probable kidney infection’ and a Master’s dissertation on the topics of the internet migration, uneven Read More …

Rapid Tan and Slumb Party: Dubrek Studios – live review

As far as I’m aware Slumb Party are genuinely the most punk-rock band in the Midlands right now. Not in terms of actual music – they don’t sound like the Read More …

Olivia Awbrey, Shelley From Finance, Umbilica: Dubrek – live review

Friday night gigs at Dubrek are becoming quite the rendezvous point for those in the know at the moment, for the last few months there have been a series of gigs Read More …

Dubrek All-Dayer – live review

In a first piece for Storge Shelley Jane Newman (of Sex Jokes, Mighty Kids and more) gives us an ode to the Derby music scene as inspired by the summer Read More …

Music scene rallies in bid to save the Hairy Dog

Following a battle with Derby City Council and Derbyshire Police music venue the Hairy Dog has had its premises licence revoked. It is continuing to trade while appealing the decision. Read More …

Hairy Dog faces licensing threat following reports of violence and disorder

Derby music venue the Hairy Dog is again facing licensing issues following reports of violence and disorder and could find itself shut down. The council’s general licensing sub committee will Read More …

B A Johnston, Sex Jokes, Sophie Sparham – live review

In a slick of spilt lager B A Johnston takes a running knee-slide, prostrated in front of a holding-their-nerve but not their laughter crowd as he hollers down the mic. Read More …