Formerly a drummer, guitarist and singer in a number of bands including Euphoriacs, Honey Badgers and Buried Feather, Al Matcott made his solo debut in 2021 with the release of the four-track EP You Can Be Anyone and quickly followed with a string of singles in 2022 including ‘Crystal Ball’ and ‘Sophia’. His releases have seen swift support from CLASH, The Indie Scene, Radio X (UK), Triple R, PBS, Double J, Pilerats and many others, all praising his strong storytelling and delicate balance of the dark and the light across expertly written songs. His freshly released album ‘Summer’s Coming’ (produced by Wade Kierghan) showcases a blistering rhythms section and caterwauling guitars. It’s a journey of an album, one that takes Matcott’s songwriting to scorching new heights.
Cowgirl blues at its finest, Lady Lyon writes their songs like they make love. Pure, threatening, and sumptuous nostalgia for the heart that will linger in you long after your feet stop the inevitable two-step. After a massive two years touring, supporting some of their favorite bands and impressing audiences with their powerful rock ‘n’ roll show, Lady Lyon are taking their brand new EP ‘Friends In Hell’ on tour.
Steel Wheels is an anachronistic project in the age of isolation and the bedroom producer: an oversized outfit that pumps out rock with an unmistakable country tinge. There’s no doubt it goes against the grain — but it’s all the better for it.
It takes all seven members of Steel Wheels to produce their signature sound. The saxophone and keys play melodies fresh and pretty, with harmonies by four singers backed by plenty of guitar and drums to keep it gritty.