Category Archive: music

Yuck’s debut is fresh and exciting

Hailing from London and including Daniel Blumberg and Max Bloom, both of whom used to be in Cajun Dance Party, Yuck land on the indie scene sounding at times like they hail from… Read More

Get To Know Chicks Who Love Guns

I would describe Chicks Who Love Guns’ sound as something that spawned from boredom, then evolved into something a little more thought out. It’s got a real brash element to it which is… Read More

The Strokes’ Angles offers disappointment

I had a disagreement with some fellow music critics once about the impact The Strokes had on the indie music world. It was largely over my claim that their arrival changed everything. It’s… Read More

Get to Know Erin Marshall

Sydney musician and all round lovely human being, Erin Marshall, talks to us about her music, her home city and how David Bowie’s tights really scared the heck out of her when she was a kid.… Read More

Sleigh Bells live

Any relatively hard-working music reviewer sees a whole lotta live acts in the course of a year. Some are good, some are not. Almost always, their sets are toooooooo lonnnnng (I’m looking at… Read More

The Bravery at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen

  You have to feel a bit sorry for The Bravery. Massively hyped in late 2004 and 2005, they were one of the pioneers of the sound that has come to currently dominate… Read More

A Young Person’s Guide To Kyle Bobby Dunn

Before researching Kyle Bobby Dunn’s A Young Person’s Guide to Kyle Bobby Dunn, I never knew there was a genre known as “drone”. It’s not exactly a term that fills me with confidence.… Read More

Night Surgeon review

Jonjon gives his opinion on the offering from Portland’s electro duo, Night Surgeon: I love electro pop but I can’t recommend Night Surgeon. I’m not sure when bands and producers decided the best… Read More

Hannah Peel – The Broken Wave

We recently interviewed the lovely Hannah Peel. If that whetted your appetite to hear more from her (and why wouldn’t it?) then the exciting news for you is that her debut album is… Read More

Getting To Know Ploi Horwang

When Bobby met Ploi Tucked away in the corner of a cute little bar in Bangkok, Something You Said shared a few quick words with Ploi Horwang, one half of awesome electro-pop duo The… Read More

Getting To Know… Hannah Peel

  I would describe my sound as something completely different to what everyone else thinks. Isn’t that always the way? I write a lot of songs about death but they are disguised so… Read More

Getting To Know… Zara Taylor

SYS went all the way to India to have a chat with Zara Taylor. She tells us about her music, her cooking and how you might see her walking around in her PJs:… Read More