"...you wouldn’t think you’d have to avoid a black eye at a Maxïmo Park gig, but jaunty elbows are a serious hazard."
"The Eggtooth Project, a Hastings-based social enterprise that works with young people and families, is the organisation working alongside the Hastings Pier Charity for this year’s Zooquarium Festival."
"Someone/Anyone’s lyrics are not sugar-coated but they’re never harsh, and their fans vary from those ready to dance to those intensely tuned into their sound."
Jack: We’re just waiting every day, checking our emails to see when we get something back.
Ben: Just waiting for it to blow our ball sacks off.
"Don’t write down 'cool' or 'hip'."
Harmonious folk music and songs of the sea are not things commonly associated with The Tub, Hastings. However, the venue hosted gentle folk acts Will Varley and Geoff Lakeman for an event to raise money to save The Tub. Will Varley, the 29-year-old singer based in Kent, recently concluded a strand of gigs supporting the...
"The budding atmosphere gave the lads’ support bands more than enough adrenaline to work up the crowd just before Alibi’s exodus of bodacious guitar riffs, and the balmy and youthful tinge of For Days and Vicious Trinity. "
"I felt deeply connected to this whale because, not only do we both feed on several species of squid, but our awkward noses give us character."
"Flynn’s ever-appealing resonator guitar and sombre resonance came forth to greet me like an old friend."
"It’s easy to forget the comfort of a familiar melody or lyric, something that reminds you of time passed, a former self or old friends. For most, The Kid Kapichi’s music is a refreshing call home, to a place of warmth, to Hastings."