Author Archive

Siobhanne Beattie

Siobhanne is our UK editor.


Record Store Day 2014


Tomorrow (Saturday 19th April) brings the seventh consecutive Record Store Day; a unique one-day celebration where independently-owned record stores come together with both musicians and fans to celebrate music. 2014 look set to be the biggest and best celebration of vinyl yet with record stores across the globe getting involved with live music, special releases, […]

Gutter Talk : Stephen Kelly (Raglans)


Fresh from supporting The Strypes on tour, Dublin’s Raglans have recently released their self-titled debut album and are hitting gig venues across the country in the first headline tour. We spoke exclusively to frontman, Stephen Kelly about petty criticism, illegal downloading and taking inspiration from Shane McGowan . . . For those who don’t know, […]

The Pierces Announce UK Tour


Alabama-born sisters, The Pierces are UK-bound this summer with a string of live dates scheduled for June. The tour comes in support of the release of their new album, “Creation”, due to hit the shelves on 2nd June and preceded by single, “Believe In Me”, which is available now. “Creation” is their first studio effort […]

Gutter Talk : Siddy Bennett (Wildflowers)


Gutter HQ brought the “punk-Dolly Parton“-fronted, Wildflowers to your attention last year with the release of their debut EP, “Wild Among The Flowers”. Fresh from a stunning debut SXSW performance, we spoke exclusively to frontwoman, Siddy Bennett about Janis Joplin, sharing the limelight with a sibling and being an English girl in America . . […]

Happy Daze


Smile! It’s International Happiness Day! Soundtrack your Happy Hour with our very special playlist guaranteed to make you laugh and dance . . . “Happy” Pharrell Williams Obviously the signature song of International Happiness Day 2014! A number smash hit for Pharrell Williams, selling over one million copies in the UK alone and featuring on the “Despicable […]

#nomakeupselfie Raises £1 Million


At last! A social media craze that we can be proud of; millions of women ditched the warpaint yesterday for a “no make-up” selfie in the name of cancer awareness. Cancer Research UK has reported donations in the region of £1 million in the last 24 hours. The campaign kicked off on Tuesday afternoon on […]

The City That Breeds BEATBOTS Eat On This Quarterlife Party Shine Collective