18 Revolutions of 2018: Durand Jones & The Indications

Durand Jones & The Indications’ debut album is a $452.11 time capsule. As the needle touches red vinyl, Quiff tumbles backwards into glorious nostalgia. Nostalgia for childhood, the strains of Motown and Atlantic rising through the house filling it with joy and yearning and unity. After all, it was about the only thing we could... Continue Reading →


18 Revolutions of 2018: Ari Roar – Calm Down

About ten months ago, the Quiff stood in front of a proportionally inadequate stage, usually used for bigger theatre performances, with his notebook and high expectations in tow. The 272-seat university theatre could not be called his venue of choice but was part of last year’s Great Escape in Brighton, a festival that’s grown into... Continue Reading →

12 Revolutions of 2017: Spinning Coin -Permo

Maybe it’s the misty, doleful Scottish breeze; maybe the high density of pedantic, highly talented artists from North of the border; or maybe it’s the weirdly energetic magic that haunts the streets of Glasgow. Whatever it may be: Spinning Coin clearly have their shit together. It’s no surprise that Orange Juice legend Edwyn Collins took... Continue Reading →

Inside The Burning Hell

Crashing a wedding. Canadian figure skaters. Wartime Espionage. Amateur rapping. Climate change. Life as a Viking single parent. Upstairs amongst the hotchpotch, village-hall glamour of Brighton’s oldest gig venue, The Prince Albert, Canadian indie collective The Burning Hell spin their tall tales with wit, charm and a disarming insouciance. Over the last decade, this band... Continue Reading →

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