web analytics
HOLE - Celebrity SkinHOLE - Celebrity Skin

No 'Sell-Out', so here I am, feeling like the only guy on the planet who heard the album [ ... ]

+ Full Story
VARIOUS - Essential Old Skool HardcoreVARIOUS - Essential Old Skool Hardcore

Old skool rave made a major comeback last year and the trend looks set to continue.  [ ... ]

+ Full Story
Sound Advice - Cheap Music ToolsSound Advice - Cheap Music Tools

So you want to build a band and all you got is your trusty rusty old harmonica? Afra [ ... ]

+ Full Story
ULTRA LIVING - Monochromatic AdventureULTRA LIVING - Monochromatic Adventure

Ultra Living's debut album is an bizarre blend of beats that's forever left off centre b [ ... ]

+ Full Story
 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Articles

BLUETIP Join Us

There are some fragile punky souls out there whose raw emotional experiences are not so much worn as branded on their sleeves. America, naturally, is full of them, and relatively speaking, it means they take their punk rock more seriously; where power isn't necessarily measured by velocity or venom. And when they do tread old floorboards, they at least try to bring some new gloss to freshen things up a bit. Washington DC's Bluetip proffer a more savage yet art-conscious display. 'Join Us' effortlessly sways between waves of razor-sharp guitar abuse and ethereal pop manoeuvres such as 'Bad Flat' - a footnote on the perils of complacency - while Jason Farrell's brilliant asymmetrical prose reminds us that the psychology of the sensitive man is always inrnitely more intriguing.