The Sonic Boom hits Sheffield

Last night I went along to The Academy in Sheffield to see one of my favourite bands – Sonic Boom Six – after an email from Laila reminding me it was on. Plus it coincided nicely with my wife‘s birthday, so she got dragged along too. Arriving fashionably late, about 40 minutes after doors opened,   →

Nigeria 70 – Lagos Jump (Strut Records)

This album is dead weird. Its a compilation from late 70s Nigeria, capturing the range of sound they had around then. And they had a weird range of sound. I’ll try and compare it to some bands you might know. Imagine Streetlight Manifesto weren’t from the west, but had, in fact, grown up in a   →

Welcome to Three Chords!

Life is good, and Three Chords is back. Lloydi is currently a freelance music journalist (basically unemployed), and Chris is a 4th year student (basically unemployed). This means you can expect to see more news, reviews and interviews very soon, as well as Three Chords Records, with free album downloads plus much more… Watch this   →