The Hungry Freaks: The Hungry Freaks – debut EP from Derby band

There are songs which on first listen are a salve and soothe you into feeling more comfortable in your uncomfortable skin. They are wry, they are self-deprecating, they are an Read More …

Grawl!x: Appendix – album review

I am not ashamed to tell you that this review of the third Grawl!x album Appendix has been written and re-written several times. I am now at the point where Read More …

End of an era as promoter Phil Burgess moves on

He’s been described by Antifolk founder Lach as a pillar of Derby’s local music scene and for the last couple of decades Phil Burgess has been instrumental in bringing bands Read More …

Choose My Music Records returns

Choose My Music, the Burton-based independent record label, has announced a return following a three-year hiatus. Founded in 2012 the local label says it “had fantastic success, discovering over 150 Read More …