MUSIC IN OUR STREETS #006: Bad Timing

Bad Timing are a young politicized punk rock band that gig regularly in Brighton and are performing on the Rock Against UKIP lineup this month in Hastings.    What’s the origin of Bad Timing’s name? To be honest we just threw random words together until we found something we liked. Bad Timing just seemed to…

MUSIC IN OUR STREETS #005: AK/DK

AK/DK is a band that is two humans, two drum kits and two synths. G plays drums and synths, and Ed plays drums and synths. They both shout over the top, sometimes together, sometimes separately and sometimes neverly.   What’s the origin of AK/DK’s name? The name originated from the inside of our heads –…

MUSIC IN OUR STREETS #004: grasshopper

grasshopper consists of two girls and two boys; Dubbed by the NME as ‘young, bracingly imaginative teens playing moody keyboard-splashed post-punk in the early Factory spirit‘, their sound has also been described as a ‘blend of surf / shoegaze / post-punk gorgeousness’, which they think captures their music fairly well.

MUSIC IN OUR STREETS #001: Pink Narcissus

Dubbed as “flamboyant, confrontational art-rock” by the NME, Pink Narcissus’ performances are raw and unpredictable, but, most importantly, real; speaking on the behalf of the band, lyricist and lead singer Oli Spleen talks to The Streets Today about what drives Pink Narcissus to do what they do.   What’s the origin of Pink Narcissus’ name? Oliva…

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