The Skinner Brothers Are a Class Act with ‘Soul Boy II’

Only four short years have passed since The Skinner Brothers formed in London in 2018 and launched their debut single ‘Watchu’, which they were immediately highly commended for. The lads have arguably had it even rougher than usual having chosen a rather challenging time to embark on a career in the music industry, with anContinue reading “The Skinner Brothers Are a Class Act with ‘Soul Boy II’”

Jamie Webster: The man Taking on the Tories Through his Lyrics

This week Jamie Webster released his second album ‘Moments’ following on from his successful debut album ‘We Get By’. His debut album, covered heavily by us here at Talk Tonight, had a theme throughout of politics and the Tory government. Lyrics such as “sick and tired of the bad news stories, sick and tired ofContinue reading “Jamie Webster: The man Taking on the Tories Through his Lyrics”

Spector Ask ‘Now or Whenever’… We Choose Now

Ecstatic to see Spector perform in Manchester this month, I along with many fans was devastated when the band was forced to postpone the tour until the spring due to Coronavirus. Almost three years ahead of the beginning of the rapid spread of the virus in the UK, it is no more heartbreaking now thanContinue reading “Spector Ask ‘Now or Whenever’… We Choose Now”

The Wombats set off the year with their funky fifth album ‘Fix Yourself, Not the World’

When you hear the name ‘The Wombats’, I’m sure tracks such as ‘Let’s Dance to Joy Division’ or Tik Tok bop ‘Greek Tragedy’ come straight to mind. Forming in 2003, the Liverpool trio started putting their name on the indie music map from their debut and beyond. They still remain to this day arguably oneContinue reading “The Wombats set off the year with their funky fifth album ‘Fix Yourself, Not the World’”

Corduroy Institute – Eight/Chance/Meetings

Release Date – 21st June 2021 Words: Ben Mills ‘Eight/Chance/Meetings’ is the latest release from Corduroy Institute, and one worthy of your full attention. Corduroy Institute is a “San Diego-based non-profitable institution specialising in sonic research and development”. Before we dive into the newest release from Corduroy Institute, I must first talk about their creativeContinue reading “Corduroy Institute – Eight/Chance/Meetings”

Is ‘Suck it and See’ Arctic Monkeys Most Underrated Record?

Words: Dan Smith Doesn’t nine years just fly by? To think I was only twelve years old when ‘Suck it and See’ was released honestly frightens me, but nevertheless it gives us the perfect opportunity to look back and discuss the often under-appreciated fourth studio album. The Arctic Monkeys fan base is a very dividedContinue reading “Is ‘Suck it and See’ Arctic Monkeys Most Underrated Record?”

Wolverhampton’s Sam Lambeth evokes Bob Dylan and Springsteen in his raw and emotive debut album ‘Love and Exile’

Release Date – 28th May 2021 Words: Tom Farmer Whilst COVID and lockdown has had countless negative impacts, every now and then you discover a silver lining of the last 16 months. For Sam Lambeth, and fans of brooding solo guitar music, a positive amongst the negatives is that the pandemic persuaded the experienced musicianContinue reading “Wolverhampton’s Sam Lambeth evokes Bob Dylan and Springsteen in his raw and emotive debut album ‘Love and Exile’”

Happy Birthday Kelly Jones – Stereophonics Frontman Turns 47 Today

Words: Dan Smith Seeing as though it is the Welshman’s Birthday, today I’ve decided to look back at what I and many others consider to be one of the best debut albums of all time – I am of course talking about ‘Word Gets Around’. There seems to be a recurring themes in my writingContinue reading “Happy Birthday Kelly Jones – Stereophonics Frontman Turns 47 Today”

Black Honey – Written and Directed

Published on 19 March 2021 Black Honey return with their newest album ‘Written & Directed’. With the Tarantino inspired title, the album already sparks nostalgia within before hearing the first track. And you will be hit with a sense of nostalgia throughout.  The record squeezes a whole host of influences in to its 30 minute runContinue reading “Black Honey – Written and Directed”

Tugboat Captain – ‘Rut’

Published on 16 October 2020 Today we’re bringing you the debut studio album from indie-pop quartet Tugboat Captain. “One of the UK-scene’s best kept secrets” – For The Rabbits ‘Rut’ has been described as the bands’ ‘coming of age’ album, recorded at the famous Abbey Road studio; featuring a variety of the band’s friends andContinue reading “Tugboat Captain – ‘Rut’”