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Wednesday, 21 May

REVIEW: The Great Escape 2014

While the wind and rain lashes across the south coast trying its best to dampen everyone’s mood, spirits remained ...

Thursday, 1 May

LISTEN: The SQ Showcase – May ’14 Mix

May’s showcase is bit of a bipolar experience. Much of it is unashamedly loud but I promise it’ll let you down ...

Friday, 18 April

Track of the Week: The Wytches – Wire Frame Mattress

We’re always happy when The Wytches have new tracks for us. Our little seaside town is awash with grimy garage ...

Friday, 11 April

Track of the Week: Tigercub – Blue Blood

Anybody who has seen Tigercub will remember the gig; not just because of frontman Jamie Hall’s enormous stature ...

Thursday, 10 April

REVIEW: Luo – Lapiz Lazuli EP

I remember when I first saw Luo before I knew who they were. They were supporting experimental guitar-drummers ...

Thursday, 27 March

LISTEN: The SQ Showcase – March ’14 Mix

The anticipation of the summer days ahead is often too much for many. So let’s just slow down a bit and remember ...

Thursday, 13 March

REVIEW: Fear of Men – Loom

Every now and then, a new band comes along with a very self-conscious approach to their music. They understand ...

Friday, 7 March

Track of the Week: Salt Ashes – Little Dove

I’ve long held an obsession with b-sides and rarities. These misfits aren’t always suitable for an album ...

Friday, 28 February

Track of the Week: Fear of Men – Alta/Waterfall

With a debut album imminent, everyone’s been in a mild pandemonium over Fear of Men’s trickle of tasters. ...

Wednesday, 26 February

LISTEN: The SQ Showcase – February ’14 Mix

With a new format for this year, it’s now even easier to enjoy music from the best new local bands. And this ...

Friday, 21 February

Track Of The Week: A Lily – The Sparrow In The Lemon Tree

A Lily is the solo project of James Vella (of Yndi Halda and Saint Coltrane) and this is the opening track of his ...

Wednesday, 29 January

REVIEW: Momotaro – Second Side

When Momotaro was incepted nearly two years, you had a band who have a penchant for dubbed out electronica and a ...