The Record Store - Pitch 22 - York

York has always been a stronghold for independent record stores in the North of England. Residents of the city will become dewey eyed and nostalgic when you mention Track Records, Red Rhino, Ark Records, Wild Cat, Inkwell or Hellraiser

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The Record Store - Sound It Out - Stockton On Tees

People succumb to the weight of the post-festive world like a national flu epidemic. Grey skies weigh on the spirit and over indulgence weighs on the gut. Attempts to fight off the bug appear in easily abandoned exercise regimes and…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Noisecore

Noisecore is a musical endgame. Displaying an unrivalled level of nihilism, this is a style of music which takes elements of punk, metal, jazz and free improvisation and compacts them into highly charged sonic bullets.  

The genesis of…

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Monk Montgomery - The First Pioneer of Electric Bass

The Montgomery family name is well established in jazz history due to the musical accomplishments of Wes, perhaps the most influential jazz guitarist of his era. Yet the legacy of the Montgomery name stretches further. Buddy Montgomery, one of…

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