Category: Features

Pile Up Festival 22/06/18 – 23/06/18 – What To Expect.

Pile Up Festival – York, England, United Kingdom. Another of Riff Media’s festivals this year, Pile Up Festival will take place at the Fibbers in the city of York this coming June and will showcase a line-up doing its very best to provide the best both in known names and...

Feast Fest ’18 @ The Mother’s Ruin 16/02/18 – 17/02/18.

Feast Fest – The Mother’s Ruin, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Named after a man and the second-coming of his adoration of live music, Feast Fest is the second of its kind and will be gracing The Mother’a Ruin in Bristol this coming February all the while being graced itself by...

Fresh Picks: Scenic Route To Alaska.

Scenic Route To Alaska – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, Scenic Route To Alaska are a band creating what essentially equates to Pop and Indie music with substance and that isn’t something easy to achieve in these auto-tuned times. The band take Country-esque vocals and guitar-tones but add...

Ghost Of The Avalanche – ‘Oblivion A/B Charity Single’.

Ghost Of The Avalanche – Frome, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Frome two-piece Ghost Of The Avalanche have had a busy 2017, the band completed their first mini-tour on European soil, released a sonically colossal and indeed unstoppable fourth EP and after what was...

Fresh Picks: Dove House.

Dove House – Brighton, England, United Kingdom. (Cover) Photo credit: Zara Nashnush. Dove House are a band from Brighton with their fingers in more than just one stylistic pie. They list themselves as Alternative Rock and Post-Indie which in general reality could mean any number of things but in the reality...

Thumbhole Records Return With ‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V2’.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. For our previous work on the compilation – Click Here. Above can can find our article on the stellar UK underground Punk and Alternative label Thumbhole Records and their twenty track international compilation more than doing its best to showcase some of the...

Fresh Picks: Hillview.

Hillview – Los Angles, California, USA. With their genetic heritage including seminal names such as Ten Foot Pole and Union 13, Hillview are from strong stock. Now this is important because in these uncertain times the global Punk-Rock scene has found its strength and resolve and that’s fantastic. These bleak...

‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V1’ – A Thumbhole Records Compilation.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. Thumbhole Records, based in Reading, United Kingdom, have recently released the first in what is soon to be a long line of compilations showcasing the best in global underground Punk-Rock, Pop-Punk, Indie and Alternative. This is the label’s first major release under their...

21 Again At A Glance…

21 Again – Marseille, France. We all wish we could be 21 Again, for me that wasn’t too long ago, well – five years but we are not here for anything to do with me, rather Marseille Pop-Punk band 21 Again. The band are very focussed not on biological age...