Authors Posts by Charlie Walker

Charlie Walker


BROCKHAMPTON: the same again

The genre-defying, Honda-swerving, harbingers of musical mayhem have returned, with more explosive aggression, soulful introspection and turn-up slappers. Despite a larger gap between albums...
Photo: Charlie Walker

Astroid Boys: ‘stellar blending of genres’

Crossing paths between two seemingly disparate genres is a challenging act to pull off, but Astroid Boys approach it with a graceful, yet aggressive,...
astroid boys by Markus Felix

Interview: Astroid Boys

Squeezed in the back of a van with the rest of his band, Benji of Astroid Boys had a good chat with me over...
reading and leeds festival by David Martyn Hunt on flickr

The 2018 festival round-up

Reading and Leeds The annually-disappointing conveyor belt of trite known as Reading and Leeds festival once again churns out a homogenous indie pâté for this...
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Obituary: the Christmas No. 1

Recently, it has seemed as if no lessons have been learned since Killing in the Name by Rage Against The Machine became the 2009...
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The spoons of silence

Along with the exuberant carpets, Wetherspoons’ lack of music remains a talking point, with many arguing that a night out at Spoons would be...