Hatcham Social – You Dig The Tunnel, I’ll Hide The Soil

I don't suppose Hatcham Social are the very happiest of bands right now. For the second time, their attempt to bring their very own brand of south London guitar histrionics to a U.S audience has met with failure, following the cancellation of Echo & The Bunnymen's recent American tour. I wonder if the four, or is it five piece, are terribly … [Read more...]

The Molotovs – And The Heads Did Roll

I heard The Molotovs for the first time earlier this summer, and "Flowers"  is the best song I think I heard this year. Simultaneously frantic and laid-back, an actually danceable slice of cool, sharp Britbop that manages to recall the giddy heights of 2-Tone, the near chaotic funk experimentalism of 23 Skidoo, the gritted teeth of Babyshambles, … [Read more...]