Max Baker


Marika Hackman // Live Review

Marika Hackman
Marika Hackman brought "the relaxed warmth of a catch-up call between rounds of Scrabble" to her set at the DIYsolation Festival. Max Baker reviews.

Lynks Afrikka // Live Review

Lynks Afrikka
"The stream looks somewhere between a workout video and a homemade propaganda film." Max Baker reviews Lynks Afrikka from the DIYsolation Festival.

Blanck Mass // Live Review

Blanck Mass
"It’s the beginning of a set that rarely dips below sensory overload." Max Baker reviews Blanck Mass at The Loco Klub.

Blanck Mass // Preview

Blanck Mass
"Driven by mechanical industrial beats, Franklin’s music often possesses a violent sense of the epic." Max Baker previews Blanck Mass at The Loco Klub.

Vinegar + Steve Buscemi’s Dreamy Eyes // Live Review & Photoset

Steve Buscemi's Dreamy Eyes
February 23rd | Crofters Rights Photos: Luke Macpherson Sometimes, no matter how open the door is, some jokes should be left untold. For example, writing food...

Vinegar + Steve Buscemi’s Dreamy Eyes + Hamburger // Preview

Steve Buscemi's Dreamy Eyes
Breakfast Records serve up Vinegar and Hamburger, all very food-related, with Steve Buscemi's Dreamy Eyes seducing our ears in between. Max Baker previews.

Black Country, New Road // Live Review & Photoset

Black Country
"The name Black Country, New Road has come across more lips than Vaseline in recent months." Max Baker and Lee Ramsey review Black Country, New Road.

Black Country New Road // Preview

Black Country New Road
"Black Country New Road are much more than a number to call in ‘I saw them before they were big’ bingo." Max Baker previews their show at Thekla.

Kirin J Callinan // Live Review & Photoset

"Talk about holding an audience in the palm of your hand." Max Baker and Laure Noverraz review Kirin J Callinan at The Louisiana.

Daughters // Live Review

"Daughters step up and launch into ‘The Reason They Hate Me’, a track with a guitar riff like a malfunctioning hadron collider." Max Baker reviews.