Post-Rock Quartet ‘Shipwrecks’ to Release Debut Full Length in November

Cologne based post-rock outfit Shipwrecks is set to release their debut full length titled Shipwrecks on the 10th of November 2017. Continue reading “Post-Rock Quartet ‘Shipwrecks’ to Release Debut Full Length in November”

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Dj Edygrim Taking on the Fight to Make Rock Music Popular Again

Arguably one of the most enduring symbols of heavy music in Nairobi has been 105.5 XFMs weekly serving, Friday4Play. Originally hosted by Justin Rich, the show has been a constant indictment on the decision to water down the content of radio with material that fans have dismissed as a poor imitation of both the spirit and aesthetic of rock music. What was once a purely rock radio station, now rides on the back of a more ‘marketable sound’ consisting of a mix of pop music, alternative and sometimes cheap derivatives of musical cues from sites like Billboard and dated influencers like Rick Dees. Continue reading “Dj Edygrim Taking on the Fight to Make Rock Music Popular Again”