Rex Pistols

Rex Pistols

Everyone with money to spend is a target. Everyone with emotion to invest is a target. Rex Pistols, however, only wants your buy in. Invest in her identity. Here we catch a performance that is held slightly aloft, treads an undefined area somewhere in the middle of...
Markus Bjarnason

Markus Bjarnason

To be honest it has been a long time coming. Finally, with Markus Bjarnason, we have a classic singer/song writer to add to the armoury of the Lucky Records Sessions. Those considered vocal hooks draw you in to the stories he tells in his song writing craft but it’s...
Maelgin

Maelgin

  I never understand why any mention of Icelandic hip hop is so often accompanied with a sense of surprise that it even exists. It is an international language and music form that by virtue of Iceland’s geographic isolation must be embraced by many of the...
Heidrik a Heygum

Heidrik a Heygum

At the heart of Nordic art and design is a basic principle alien to so many of us UK hoarders. De-clutter. Faroese performer, Heidrik, lives this writ large. In his stripped back performance only the essentials remain. Sweet vocals and intimate guitar structures...
El Quinto Sol

El Quinto Sol

I wish I had been more involved with the El Quinto Sol story. I certainly wasn’t there for the beginning and I fear I might have missed the finale. It is a key central chapter that we are focusing on here. Somehow, the plot took this amazing Mexican three piece...

Fai Baba

As a means to turn heads the tattoo has had its day. These days you’re more likely to turn an outraged eye at a pluck on a v-neck than ink creeping up a neck like ivy over a crumbling stately home. Fabian from Fai Baba, however, has us all looking again. We can’t help...