Tag Archives: Freedom Spark

Review // Shura – ‘White Light’

  It’s not hard to see why this was Annie Mac’s hottest record of the week – West Londoner Shura is set to be one of 2015’s greatest stars. It feels like an age since we last heard anything from … Continue reading

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Film // 20 years on ‘Kids’ is still the most brilliantly brutal teen film ever made

It’s been 20 years since Larry Clark’s ‘Kids’ was released. Describing the film as ‘gritty’ would be an understatement. From the way that the cast were recruited (the majority of the cast were found skating in Washington Square, NY) to … Continue reading

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Review // Kim Gordon – ‘Girl In A Band’

“What’s it like to be a girl in a band?” is a question that is still being asked today and has been  publicly mocked by women over the years, most recently Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac. It’s a question that … Continue reading

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Review // Girl Band – ‘Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?’

The video for Girl Band’s cover of Blawan’s ‘Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?’ has a particular grim narrative of a mortician at work. The video was shot by Bob Gallagher and shows an old man strip a … Continue reading

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Review // PJ Harvey – Recording In Progress

  Dorset born singer / songwriter PJ Harvey announced earlier this year that she would be inviting fans to come and watch her record her 9th studio album in an exhibition at Somerset House. Tickets were snapped up fast but … Continue reading

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Review // PROM – ‘Cry Baby Cry’

  ‘Cry Baby Cry’ by the London- based new punk rockers: PROM is an exciting track. It is a relentless tune that doesn’t seem to tire. A great grungy debut from the murky underground that will bounce out of your … Continue reading

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Review // Demob Happy – ‘Succubus’

  ‘Grunge soul’ is back in the form of Newcastle foursome, Demob Happy. Described in the past as the type of gnarly-show makers who “make you feel the speakers in your sneakers,” they have been compared to have the same … Continue reading

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Review // Is Tropical – ‘Black Anything Part 1

  Is Tropical have announced their new album, Black Anything which will contain captured sounds and ambient impressions of the many places the band have visited. It aims to reflect the excitement and impulsiveness of the creative process within song … Continue reading

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Photos // White Lung @ Barfly, Camden

  Photos by Keira Cullinane

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Video // Breton – ‘Titan’

  South East London band Breton released their second album War Room Stories early this year. After being evicted from their SE London squat where they created their debut Other People’s Problems, the band relocated to Berlin to make WRS … Continue reading

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Introducing // Philip’s Citiscape Headphones

  You Need To Hear This from Philips focuses on bringing people new music and ways of listening to it. With their new Citiscape headphones Philips take inspiration from the city to create a perfectly formed set of urban headphones. They’re … Continue reading

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Review // Kindness – ‘Otherness’

  Pharrell, Justin, (and the rest), move over. We’ve got a new Pop Prince in town. Kindness, AKA Adam Bainbridge, is back with his second studio album, Otherness. Following his debut, World, You Need A Change Of Mind, Kindness has … Continue reading

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