Music

Music sending Bloop into a spin. Discoveries, conversations and verdicts on the most interesting sounds.

Chuck Mosley, ex Faith No More

Interview: Chuck Mosley – Faith No More

Despite playing a major and active part in how heavy music expanded into new realms in the late 80s and early 90s, Chuck Mosley...
Copper Sounds tour with Beatrice Dillion and Keith Harrison in February 2019

Life has surface noise: A conversation with Copper Sounds

Experimental DJs Copper Sounds talk about their part on an innovative new tour.   Sound is a powerful thing, it has the power to ignite, manipulate...
Haiku Salut

Haiku Salut unveil ‘metaphysical performance event’ to launch new album

Fresh from collaborating with robots, Haiku Salut has concocted another event that explores technology and thought to launch third album There Is No Elsewhere. The...
Haiku Salut

Bloop’s must-see list for Indietracks 2018

Indietracks 2018  is now just days away. We’ve checked out all the bands, downloaded the excellent 40-track compilation and started packing for a weekend...
Locust Fudge

Locust Fudge release the 90s revival album you didn’t know you...

If you are a UK resident, chances are you haven’t heard of German 90’s alternative band, Locust Fudge. Although signed to Sub Pop’s Euro division,...

Album review: Biscuit Mouth – Hot Change

The world, at present, is all bluster and turmoil, a broken cacophony of madness. In to that void stepped the latest album from general...
Kayla Painter

Duelling identities: A conversation with Kayla Painter

The best art draws on heritage, a sense of identity. Work that tries to discover the artist’s place in the world through their creativity. Cannibals...
Portishead's Dummy album is 25 years old. This review examines its brilliance.

Portishead’s Dummy at 25: culture-shifting genius

In 1994, in the midst of the Britpop knees-up and the explosion of Oasis, painting a picture of Britain full of...

Working with Mark E. Smith – an interview with Fall drummer...

Keiron Melling was the drummer in the final line-up of The Fall after ten years working with legendary front-man Mark E. Smith. Following his...
Live music review of Gum Takes Tooth at Leciester, Soundhouse for new album release Arrow

Gum Takes Tooth @ Soundhouse, Leicester – 24/01/2019 – Live review

Everywhere you look there are passionate pockets of promoters bringing brilliant and unexpected music to their locales. And so, I made the trip to...