S01 E32 Gonzo-style review of two heartbreakingly heavy bands sonically demolishing the brilliant Smokehouse independent venue in Ipswich. With our live reviews, we include field recordings and conversations with our fellow patrons to try … [Read more...] about The Grey & Vandampire, The Smokehouse, Ipswich (live review)
S01 E31 What is your problem with Country Music? Seriously? In this episode of the Beat Motel Zine Podcast we dig into why lovers of genres like punk, electronica and metal seem so prejudiced against Country Music. What is it about this … [Read more...] about Country Music, but not awful Country Music
S01 E30 Some songs appear only to exist to allow the band's guitarist to properly show off. But is this a good thing or a bad thing? What happens when the bit of the song with singing and whatnot is pitifully short, but the solo is far too … [Read more...] about More solo than song!
S01 E29 What music do you like to get sweaty to? Are there certain bands or genres that get you fired up and ready to thrash yourself daft at the gym, or while you're out exercising in the fresh air? In this episode of the Beat Motel … [Read more...] about Workout Tracks
S01 E28 ExBuryMental is the name for a long-running series of gigs put on by Jay Volunteer in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk (UK). If these gigs had to be pigeonholed in some way, I would say they are probably noise gigs, but in reality, … [Read more...] about ExBuryMental 11 @ The Rehearsal Rooms, Bury St Edmunds 09/09/23 (live review)
S01 E27 It's summer, so we're doing a Ska Punk episode! Join Dr Sam and Andrew Culture as we wander down a slightly off-beat memory lane of peppy music! This episode has many brilliant anecdotes, especially around the punk scene of the late … [Read more...] about The SKA-Punk episode