Writer Kurt Duvel discusses finding one's creative identity whilst struggling to relate to a society that surrounds you, and looks at a back-to-basics approach exemplified by South African super group BEAST.Read More
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Three Scottish rockers, balancing mainstream success with personal struggles such as depression, alcoholism and miscarriages, decide to make a double album. The scales tip, the opposing forces weigh out, and the catharsis is palpable. Writer Kurt Duvel delves into the many dualities that make Biffy Clyro’s new album Opposites so intriguing.Read More
Following up on a huge success is a daunting task, especially when it earned you multiple Grammy nominations and awards. Writer Kurt Duvel unpacks Foo Fighters’ latest attempt to go ‘back to basics’ on Wasting Light, an album recorded in Dave Grohl’s garage.Read More
Three albums in, and aKING have steadily risen to the status of princes of South Africa's rock royalty. Writer Kurt Duvel charts the band’s ascent with their confident claim to the throne, The Red-Blooded Years.Read More
Beady Eye is Oasis, with minor line-up changes, continuing in much the same direction. On Different Gear, Still Speeding, the band declares their post-Oasis intentions rather clearly. Writer Kurt Duvel provides you with a brief rundown of the new group’s debut album.Read More