18 Revolutions of 2018: Laura Gibson – Goners

Goners is without any doubt one of the most cohesive records the Quiff has come across in the last year. It is enchantment and tragedy at the same time, a touching dedication with a dystopian edge that shifts between self-reflection and a broader portrayal of global issues. One of the great pleasures of listening to... Continue Reading →

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Playlist – Skewed Quiff April 2019

Dear happy festival-goers, Leeds has awoken from its hibernation and with Live at Leeds at the ready the city is in full musical bloom. The Quiff tried to reflect his hectic gig marathon in the April playlist hopping from one new talent to the other. Manchester based duo Chappaqua Wrestling are a band to watch.... Continue Reading →

Playlist – Skewed Quiff March 2019

A few days ago, Quiff received the sad news that Liverpool based indie band Her’s died in a car accident. He still can’t get his head around this unbearable tragedy and his thoughts are with their family and friends. A few years back, after having fallen in love with and to their first single Speed... Continue Reading →

Track of the Day: Laura Gibson – Tenderness

In my dream I climbed a mountain, the tallest I could find. Gauche and hopelessly devoted, I strayed and stumbled  over my self-defeating doubts, looking for tenderness. Laura Gibson is playing at the Hyde Park Book Club (02/03/2019) TOMORROW. Come and join the Quiff for an evening full of musical brilliance. You can catch up on all Laura... Continue Reading →

Playlist – Skewed Quiff February 2019

The Quiff has reached out for new, adventurous heights to assuage his ever-growing appetite for illustrious artists. Leeds is his latest city of choice and he seems to take a mischievous pleasure in wandering around the cobbled streets, inquisitively guided by the sound of the night. His February playlist is fuelled by the juvenile cheekiness... Continue Reading →

Playlist – Skewed Quiff January 2019

You can be relieved – the Quiff is still alive! Though, he still hasn’t quite completed his rehabilitation process after having travelled the multicultural roads of Europe for the past three months. Central heating and food that doesn’t come in cans are just some of the challenges he has to master while dancing the post-apocalyptic... Continue Reading →

Playlist – Skewed Quiff August 2018

The brisk and obstinate prickles of the heatwave are over, mellow wind and lukewarm rain seem to be an appropriate substitute for the end of August. Strolling towards the end of summer the Quiff has adapted his pace and created a playlist that is bursting with smooth, comforting and cleverly arranged songs. Pretty high up... Continue Reading →

Playlist – Skewed Quiff July 2018 Side B

Greetings Beat Boxers, the second half of our July mix arrives fashionably late and enviably talented. It’s our usual mixture of beauty and anguish wrapped in infectious layers of tunesmithery that’s perfect for this seemingly endless summer. There's splendid new stuff from upcoming artists Vincent H.L., Hotel Lux and the wonderful Sun June. Track No.... Continue Reading →

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