"Even after two decades in the business, Black Milk remains one of hip-hop and rap’s most important figures." Sean Toohey previews Black Milk at The Fleece.
"Shades of folk, punk and emo swaddled in a blanket of densely-populated and emotionally-charged lyrics." Sean Toohey previews Slonk at The Crofters Rights.
Lime Cordiale have "an infectiously sunny disposition" according to Sean Toohey, who looks forward to the Aussie duo's visit to The Louisiana.
"The pillars of Myrtle’s sound seem to stand somewhere between Mac DeMarco and Mild High Club." Sean Toohey previews John Myrtle at Cafe Kino.
"The anger, pain and expression felt in the throes of Crywank’s tracks are often met with dry comedic stylings." Sean Toohey and Albert Testani review.
Crywank embodies the "snarling sarcasm of the Mancunian wit" and "encapsulates the city’s underdog charm." Sean Toohey previews.
"This band, unlike many other outfits that attempt a similar sound, choose to innovate rather than imitate." Sean Toohey reviews Hands Off Gretel.
"Creeping into view to a brooding, minor key pulse, ACTORS wear their 80s synth-wave influence" in the presence of Sean Toohey at Exchange.
"The technical ability possessed by every member of this cult is truly deserving of some appreciation." Sean Toohey and Chelsey Cliff review Black Midi.
"One thing you cannot fault this band on is their infectious energy and colourful presence." Sean Toohey reviews The Blue Aeroplanes at The Fleece.