The Grateful Dead

SXSW Film Review: Long Strange Trip (USA, 2017) celebrates the magic, myth and madness that is The Grateful Dead

March 19, 2017

Long Strange Trip is a documentary about the Grateful Dead that feels just like being at one of the band’s concerts. It is a sprawling, swirling psychedelic affair that lives up to its name as it celebrates a band that has notched up over 50 years in the music business as the reigning kings of […]

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Album Review: Various Artists – Day of the Dead (2016 LP)

June 14, 2016

Tribute albums are funny things. Usually formed by a disparate rabble of mainstream artists and indie darlings, they often lack consistency of style and tone. For the most part, Day of the Dead, an extensive tribute collection to The Grateful Dead, avoids this typical problem. Collated by Bob Weir and members of The National, it […]

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Festival Review: Sunday at Bonnaroo 2016 – Manchester, Tennessee (12.06.16)

June 14, 2016

Sunday marked the final day of Bonnaroo and there was little mercy on the crowd as temperatures reached the highest they had been for the four day festival. The sweltering heat didn’t prevent a stacked lineup from wonderfully wrapping up the 15th edition of one of the best festivals in the world. Sunday is the shortest day […]

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Album News Weekly: 20th May 2016

May 19, 2016

In this issue: Another great week of fresh releases ranging from newcomers to music natives, time to update the music library! CAR SEAT HEADREST From bedroom pop to classic rock, Car Seat Headrest are announcing their new record Teens Of Denial, is released today, via Matador Records/Remote Control Records. KYLE FORESTER Kyle Forester releases his debut self-titled album, […]

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