Signature Brew, Walthamstow, London 12th November 2022 What’s that you say? Fancy a night out watching three of your favourite current bands in a brewery? Can I stop you there – a brewery?! It turns out that this isn’t the…View More Poly-Math / Thumpermonkey / A Formal Horse
Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin Friday 19th & Saturday 20th August 2022 Returning after a three year absence, and for its eighth incarnation, the ArcTanGent festival has marked itself out as a kind of Glastonbury for the math-, post- and noise-rock…View More ArcTanGent 2022
The dearth of live music over the last year has meant many beloved annual events have not taken place. The last gig I was able to attend before the world went tits up was the magnificent 10 Years of Chaos…View More Various – 11 Years of Chaos
We have been spoiled by yet another year of exciting music and hugely enjoyable releases. The Progressive Aspect, in collaboration with Anthony Rowsick’s radio programme Prog-Watch, have collected together our “The Best Albums of 2018”. There may yet be some more delights left…View More TPA Best Albums of 2018
“Make Me Young, etc. is released on Rockosmos on Friday 26th October 2018 – which coincides with the end of the world. Don’t make no plans.” So says the PR blurb. Whoa! Given that I had tickets for a King…View More Thumpermonkey – Make Me Young, etc.
From the Deepest, Darkest Depths of Olde London Town, the first release of new material from the 16-limbed beast of depravity that is Thumpermonkey emerges blinking into the light. Has it really been 5 years since Sleep Furiously? It has.…View More Thumpermonkey – Electricity EP
[…with the usual Crappy SnapsTM also by Jez Rowden with apologies to all concerned! Video with many thanks to Niek van Driel] The Underworld, Camden, London Sunday 21st February 2016 Five bands for ten quid? Good value indeed and Well…View More O.R.k. / Thumpermonkey / Landskap / The Earls Of Mars / KoMaRa