Devil In Detail – ‘Goodbye, Red Admiral’ [Review]

Devil in Detail - Goodbye, Red Admiral ArtworkHitting the eardrums like a boxer’s glove-free knuckles, Idle Hands pulls no punches. All biting cynicism and Read more…

Posted on 19 January 2015

TMMP’s EPs & Tracks Of 2014

I have a very strong emotional attachment to many of the releases listed below. Choosing this list was exceptionally tough; I’ve been fortunate to discover some incredible bands and artists over the past year, and it’s safe to say that outside this list lie a great many immense tunes that can be found via a quick browse through TMMP’s archives when you’re done with this lot. However, the following choices are the cream of the crop. Read more…

Posted on 27 December 2014

Father Figure – ‘Heavy Meddlers’ [Review]

father figure heavy meddlersI was first introduced to this album by Falsense – and now, let’s just say that I owe him a lot of drinks. I already spend much of my spare time listening to fusion and prog bands – many of whom have been written about in this very corner of the interwebs – and my standards have been driven consistently upwards by the outstanding contributions that have already come my way. Nonetheless, Father Figure meet (and frequently exceed) those standards with a borderline terrifying effortlessness. Read more…

Posted on 06 October 2014

Falsense Discusses: The Boileroom & UK Live Music

falsense logoWith Guildford venue the Boileroom facing the possibility of closure, TMMP caught up with Falsense to discuss the Boileroom and the state of the UK’s live music scene.

This interview is part of a larger TMMP feature which can be read in full here.

What is your general opinion of the Boileroom?

I love the Boileroom! Ever since it first opened I’ve been going to and playing gigs there, and to this day it’s still genuinely one of my favourite venues for both types of occasion.

What would happen if the Boileroom were to shut down? What impact would that event have?

The Boileroom closing would have a wide range of negative effects on different levels.

Guildford would certainly feel the Read more…

Posted on 10 September 2014

Artists & Industry Discuss: The Boileroom & UK Live Music

boileroom bannerSometimes the old ways are the best.

Over the past fifteen years, the music world has been revolutionised by digital technology. There have been many positive developments facilitated by the Internet, from social media sites to digital music stores and crowdfunding platforms. Smart and savvy musicians now have access to a wealth of tools that previous generations could only dream of – but the physical world still holds the key to a thriving, successful career.

The ease with which a band can break through barriers previously manned by a handful of power-hungry gatekeepers represents the bright side of digital music – but there is also a widely recognised and heavily debated Read more…

Posted on 10 September 2014

Falsense – ‘Keep In Mind’ [Review]

Keep in mind EPProgressive music should live up to its name. In other words, it should progress and look forward rather than lazily gazing backward into retro-ville. With that in mind, it’s great to hear Falsense getting it right once again. Read more…

Posted on 30 August 2014

Falsense [Interview]

falsenseI’ve previously described Falsense as “A fucking genius” – and trust me when I tell you, that is the truth. A man of many musical talents and a beyond-driven, ultra-inspired creative and super-nice guy in general, Falsense not only knows his shit, but also knows how to improve with every move he makes. It was a real honour to discuss inspiration, passion, productivity, and more with Falsense via email – and here are the results: Read more…

Posted on 23 August 2014

Fjokra – ‘Get Amongst It (Falsense Remix)’ [Review]

falsense remix fjokraNobody does poke, bounce, and creepiness quite like Falsense. This remix is by turns complex, sparse, blissful, intense, and immense – and a great track to start your weekend to. Read more…

Posted on 23 August 2014

Parachute For Gordo – ‘Ten Metres Per Second Per Second’ [Review]

parachute for gordoAs this blog’s name suggests, I love variety. Nothing gets my ears twitching and brain cells firing quite as readily as the discovery of a fresh new band capable of delivering healthy doses of genre-hopping brilliance. Parachute For Gordo are, therefore, a godsend to me. Read more…

Posted on 14 June 2014

Falsense – ‘One Tonne Skeleton’ [Review]

falsense one tonneThe secret to effective writing is to omit unnecessary words. So the words that follow are the only ones you need to read.

Falsense is a fucking genius. Read more…

Posted on 04 May 2014

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