Playlist – Skewed Quiff June 2019

Dear indie idealists, As we sway, punch-drunk, into the final rounds of Brexit - undemocratically selected potential leaders whispering promises of jam tomorrow into our bruised and bleeding ears - Quiff has decided to retreat to the garden with a pair of headphones and pretend none of it is really happening. After all, perception is... Continue Reading →

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Playlist – Skewed Quiff May 2019

Dear funk brothers and sisters, Another month has raced by as the Quiff has burrowed away in search of new musical delights. May’s mix embraces returning heroes Big Thief, Kate Tempest and Andrew Bird before being drawn onward by some new and beautiful faces. “Inventory” from the latest EP by Brighton’s Nature TV is a... Continue Reading →

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: Her’s – Marcel

Her's were an infectious, exuberant joyful bundle of wonder. Two boys from Liverpool and a drum machine tearing up the rules with a magical knack for quirky, catchy post-pop brilliance. Quiff will remember them as a band we fell in love with and fell in love to. Today we raise a glass and drown our... 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 →

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