Review: Nil By Mouth Sessions II

The Shark. Photography by Chris Vella.

The second edition of the Nil By Mouth Sessions saw a packed house at V-Gen in Paceville, and no wonder, given that this year’s line-up was nothing short of impressive. The two-day-long festival, organised by Hairyamp, opened on October 5 with a spirited performance by the local The Violent Violets. Interesting sound with quite a […]


Album review: Harum Scarum, Joe Gideon & The Shark


It is very rare that the lyrics in an album gain as much importance as the music itself. Harum Scarum is one such album. If it weren’t for the fact that siblings Joe Gideon (bass, guitar and vocals) and The Shark (who also goes by the name of Viva and who can rock the drums […]


Nil by Mouth Sessions II

Nil By Mouth 2012

  It’s happening, it’s official, Hairyamp have released the official line-up for the second edition of the Nil by Mouth festival, which will hit us on October 5 and 6 and V-Gen, Paceville. The first edition, as you’ll recall, was one hell of a music weekend, with Italian post-rock outfit Eimog and Scottish wonderboys Discopolis […]


Vidi Aquam interviewed


It is rare that we get this particular genre of music performed live in Malta, particularly by a band that has already enjoyed considerable success on the niche festival market of post-punk and darkwave. The upcoming performance by Vidi Aquam – an Italian trio that is set to bring their distinctive sound to V-Gen next […]


U l-iXtruppaw regghu ghamluha

Tmiem il-gimgha gabet maghha Festahwid 8, bis-soltu tahlita ta’ bands li huma maghrufa ghall-livell ta’ partecipazzjoni li jispiraw fl-udjenza. Ghalkemm bil-mod il-mod l-affarijiet qed jinbiddlu xi daqsxejn, normalment fil-gigs li nattendi s-soltu (bl-eccezjoni ta’ xi grupp bhal ma huma l-Brikkuni) l-partecipazzjoni tal-udjenza tkun limitata ghal xi hames jew sitt ucuh jimmoxxjaw fuq quddiem. Il-partecipazzjoni tal-bqija […]