EP Review: Gaffa Tape Sandy – Family Mammal

After months of hard work in the studio, Gaffa Tape Sandy have finally let their second EP Family Mammal loose to critical acclaim. Their instant hit Beehive is unleashed on us right from the get-go, with the band’s proven formula of catchy hooks and razor-sharp instrumentation winning over fans only one song in. My Desperate […]

Track Review: Tundra – You’re Welcome

Sudbury’s favourite surf-punk trio Tundra have turned a new chapter in their already hit-filled back catalogue with their new track You’re Welcome. After the release of the Record Store Day-endorsed single Navy Red in April, the trio are back with another more mature and polished-sounding track to what we’ve heard before from the former BurySOUND […]

Bury Songwriters Competition 2019 Final preview

This Friday (3rd May), The Constitutional Club in Bury St Edmunds hosts the final of this year’s Bury Songwriters Competition.  The competition this year has seen some very talented acts come through what have been evenly-contested heats, meaning this year’s final is an event not to be missed! This year’s final features local favourites Josie […]

Gaffa Tape Sandy @ The Hunter Club

An evening of great rock music at The Hunter Club was rounded off with a blockbuster set from Gaffa Tape Sandy. Bad Stone opened the night with their expansive progressive rock sounds, entertaining an already large crowd. Their extraordinarily loud guitar riffs reverberated around the room treating everyone to tracks like Magic Caravan. A great […]

EP Review: The Catch – How It Seems

One of the best indie bands in the area, The Catch are currently making a name for themselves with their ferocious live performances and awesome track releases. With their new EP How It Seems, they certainly don’t disappoint. The EP follows on from the release of their two recent singles Tie Dye and Sort It Out which have both […]

KYANOS @ The Hunter Club

A first hometown headline show from KYANOS rounded off another awesome Washing Machine night at The Hunter Club on Saturday (3rd November). The first band of the night were the Ipswich-based Groff, who brought their fun indie pop-like sound to the Hunter Club stage for the first time. Their tracks like the upbeat Beaches kicked off […]

EP Review: Enterlude – Enterlude

Last May we said that Enterlude are a band capable of writing “absolutely huge tracks”, and their debut EP proves our point. Since their formation late last year, the quintet have really gone from strength to strength having owned their BurySOUND heat, supported Bessie Turner and played their biggest gig to date at The Apex. […]

August’s 545 @ The Apex

The second instalment of this year’s 545 events at The Apex saw stellar sets from Golden Bantic, Kelodown, Saving Scarlett, Enterlude and headliner Tom Lumley. Golden Bantic opened the night in front of a great crowd who really related to their infectious indie-pop tracks. Gecko and Pink were the standout tracks from an enjoyable setlist. Tonight was […]

TMB42 Anniversary Gig Preview

Tomorrow night (18/08) sees The Music Blog 42 (US!) celebrate a year of blogging in the region with a night of celebration and rock featuring four of the best bands from East Anglia. The night consists of sets from Latitude-conquering psych-rockers Sun Scream, teenage wonderkids Influx of Insanity, intensely powerful rock duo KULK and Cambridgeshire […]

Track Review: Gaffa Tape Sandy – Meat Head

Bury St Edmunds trio Gaffa Tape Sandy deliver a track with an important message wrapped up in their passionate brand of garage rock in Meat Head. Ahead of a busy summer festival schedule which sees Kim, Catherine and Robin take in sets at Latitude, Truck and dates abroad in Germany and Iceland, the trio have […]