Best of Bandcamp: Caterpillarmen

If you like your prog raw, quirky and a little bit tongue-in-cheek then look no further than these exuberant young chaps. Channeling the spirit of Samla Mammas Manna (with a splash of King Crimson, Zappa, etc. etc.), they’ve found a sound which is both indebted to the weirder excesses of prog rock’s heydey whilst also … Continue reading

Best of Bandcamp: Big Block 454

Few bands currently on my radar have embraced Bandcamp quite as wholeheartedly as Big Block 454, a unique and hugely underrated British experimental/prog rock collective. Not only have they made their considerable back catalogue available in its entireity, they have done so on a pay what you want basis. And pay you should – there … Continue reading

Best of Bandcamp: Executive Legs

New feature! Huzzah! Yep, in place of the hopelessly sporadic Spotify playlists (Spotify is so mid 2010-early 2011 anyway) I thought I’d dedicate a regular(ish) section of this humble blog to plugging whatever artist I happen to be listening to a lot on Bandcamp at the moment. So, first up, it’s endearingly nerdy lo-fi electro-punk … Continue reading