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 …

Indietracks 2018: Mighty Kids ‘must see’ guide to the festival

With one of the strongest festival line-ups of the year Indietracks is set to make a return next weekend (27-29 July) when it takes place at Midland Railway Centre near 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 …

Interview: Sex Jokes – we talk to Shelley Jane Newman ahead of debut gig

One of our ones to watch this year Sex Jokes is set for their debut gig at Dubrek this Saturday (12 May 2018) as part of Dirty Filis’ Public Meltdown 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 …

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 …