Review: Sketchshow – ‘Chrysalis’

⭐⭐⭐⭐Delightfully fresh Southampton’s Sketchshow have released their first single since 2018 EP Patchwork. After spending the years in between releases “honing their craft” and taking inspiration from genres across the musical spectrum, ‘Chrysalis’ is a sonically shapeshifting delight that does exactly what they want it to do: bring eclectic sounds from prog and math rock […]

Read More Review: Sketchshow – ‘Chrysalis’

Music Malady’s Ones to Watch #2

The alternative music scene is, despite the obstacles that it’s faced this year, just as vibrant as ever. Here are some of the artists that we’re expecting big things from in 2021 As December Falls As December Falls, hailing from Nottingham, are the next big pop-punk outfit from the UK. Having already released their debut […]

Read More Music Malady’s Ones to Watch #2

Music Malady’s Alt Christmas

Christmas has always belonged to pop music, and there’s nothing wrong with that (unless you see Whamageddon as a survival challenge). But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for a little variation. It’s a long standing tradition for rock bands and alternative artists to put their own spin on the classics, so it’s time to […]

Read More Music Malady’s Alt Christmas

The October Roundup

Another month where time feels weird, another set of cool releases. Looking back at the spooky month, there are plenty of highlights – from punk rock legends to new names and old covers, here’s everything the shone from the past month. Bad Religion – ‘What Are We Standing For’ Bad Religion’s new song ‘What Are […]

Read More The October Roundup

Music Malady’s Ones to Watch #1

Featured Image by Guillaume TECHER on Unsplash As our attentions turn towards how we can save the live music scene in a post-lockdown world, it’s time to think about the up-and-coming new artists that make our favourite indie venues come to life. Here are just a few of the bands making waves in alternative music […]

Read More Music Malady’s Ones to Watch #1