Single Review: Socrates Johnson – Thunder and Enlightening

Words: Tom Walton Out Now This self styled ‘blues rock’ quartet have been hiding on the Sheffield underground for a while. But maybe now is the time for the band, with Thunder And Enlightening being a different beast to what has come before, seeing them leave behind a sound that catapulted Nessa and Bryn to … Continue reading

Tramlines Vintage Underground mixes vintage and music

Words by Natalie Wood Sheffield City Hall hosted the aptly named Vintage Underground in its deeply underground Ballroom over the Tramlines weekend. It was certainly a hit with all eras. When you walked through the doors you could see everything in its vintage glory. There were the lovely fur coats, the 40’s style hats and … Continue reading

Single review: Bloc Party – Octopus

Words: Adam Kay Out now Ah, Bloc Party. How we’ve missed them. The London art-rockers have been on a three-year hiatus, almost splitting up in the process as members pursued their own interests. Floppy-fringed guitarist Russell Lissack joined Ash for a short time, while bassist Gordon Moakes formed the post-hardcore outfit Young Legionnaire. Singer Kele … Continue reading