Author Archive
The Housemartins

Artist: The Housemartins

by Nick Boldockon 16th May 2017
The self-proclaimed "fourth best band in Hull" surely need little introduction to readers of these pages. Formed in 1983 by Paul Heaton and Stan Cullimore [...]

The Pressure Group - All Of This And More

News: The Pressure Group retrospective out now

by Nick Boldockon 16th May 2017
  Back in 1987, Hull band The Pressure Group released a low-key 7″ EP, “Only God Is Perfect” on their own Poltroon Records imprint. That record is now insanely rare and copies change hands for three figure sums in the record collecting fraternity – and until now, the songs contained therein have never been reissued. […]

Live Lans

Artist: Live Lans

by Nick Boldockon 15th May 2017
Live Lans is an emerging artist transcending genre lines. [...]

Chapel Of Rest

Chapel Of Rest – A Twilight Serenade

by Nick Boldockon 4th May 2017
Six track cassette from death metal band Chapel Of Rest [...]

Ruby & The Takeaways

Artist: Ruby & The Takeaways

by Nick Boldockon 20th April 2017
Formed from the ashes of Addis & The Fliptops in 1975, with Eric Goulden (later to sign to Stiff Records as Wreckless Eric) on guitar & vocals, Professor Sir Arthur Smee on drums & vocals, and Graham Beck, on Instapiano, echo unit & vocals [...]

Militant Red

Artist: Militant Red

by Nick Boldockon 19th April 2017
In 1981 Nik Townend (Akrylykz / Vital Records) started working with Mark Douglas, a Jamaican poet, singer and bass player studying at Hull University. [...]