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 …

Interview: Grawl!x (James Machin) on release of album Appendix

Grawl!x, aka Derby multi-instrumentalist musician, composer and filmmaker James Machin, is about the release his third album, Appendix¬†via locally-based label Reckless Yes. Like the others in the trilogy it explores Read More …

Exciting releases for 2018 – our ones to watch in Derby and Derbyshire

After a great year in 2017 we’re already looking forward to a number of releases for 2018 from Derby and Derbyshire artists. We’ve put together our list of those we’re Read More …

Fleeting – new short film from Grawl!x premieres at QUAD

Fleeting, the new film from Derby filmmaker and musician Grawl!x has premiered over the weekend with a showing at QUAD. The short film is a temporal tale of unrequited love, Read More …

Dactylion, Grawl!x and Alex Hale: Dubrek – live review

Before we start – full disclosure: Dactylion are signed to the record label I co-run Reckless Yes and this EP is our latest release, Grawl!x is also signed to our Read More …

Ten great Derby releases from 2016

Happy New Year all ye of the Derby music and cultural scene. We’re starting 2017 with this look back at these 10 great releases¬†by Derby artists over the last 12 Read More …