We chat to Abbey Road producer Alan Parsons on his work with Beatles and Pink Floyd – ‘I can sometimes be literally reduced to tears’

Tash Fry and photographer Jamie Brown visited Abbey Road this month for a special ‘Sleeve Notes’ event with Alan Parsons, then met up with him afterwards for a chat. Here’s how it went – I didn’t say it in the talks today, but when I first heard the Sgt. Pepper album, and ‘She’s Leaving Home’ came…

Do the Chickens love Vasa? New album out today + interview

Yes they do love Vasa. Ever heard a guitar that sounded like a bagpipe? No? Well trust us, you’ll want to. So for your non-reptilian but still wonderful ears here’s the full stream of their album ‘Colours‘, released today on Black Sheep Records, and premiered via the Independent. An intriguing blend of post rock laid down with classical…

Interview – We Chat to Gengahr about their Upcoming Tour!

Muwrren Walker-Sloss chats to Gengahr Autumn tour dates here tickets here Gengahr are on tour in November dontcha know? They released their debut album this summer, and Chickens are Dinosaurs’ Murwrren Walker-Sloss (Muz to the rest of you) caught up with the twinkly guitar music making guys for a chat – You have supported Alt j…

The Cowmen – self titled Album + Interview

The Cowmen  album The Cowmen May 2015 (Independent) Get yours here This Brooklyn country group have a distinctively American sound, but they have a huge fan base in the UK. The Cowmen provide a grimy country sound which works fantastically with their dark, sometimes humorous, lyrics. Chickens are Dinosaurs Josh Butler had a chat with the band…

Niagara – EP VanillaCola ‘Rebottled’ + Chat with the Artist

Niagara VanillaCola ‘Rebottled’ 31 July 2015 (Monotreme Records) Turin-based duo Niagara are making their name in electronica with an amalgamation of psychedelic, new-wave, and ambient soundscapes. Their sophomore album ‘Don’t Take It Personally‘ features the particularly hooky, beat driven track VanillaCola – re-released with accompanying spacey remixes for the oscillator addicted. VanillaCola is a hypnotic blend of buzzing synths,…

Jay-Jay Johanson – Interview at Birthday’s, Dalston

From mid-way through the sound check on the launch night of Jay Jay Johanson’s latest album Opium, I was greeted by a tall man dressed in black, who bore an almost vampiric countenance. Jay Jay bowed as we shook hands, introducing himself with a broad smile, and conversation flowed naturally – before we’d even had a chance…