Beast Decoys & Oas-is – Tribute videos round-up

Since our last post, we’ve staged live shows by two equally great tribute acts. Beast Decoys On Saturday 28th December, it was our pleasure to introduce Beast Decoys to Jersey as they performed at Watersplash with support from Howl and DJ Pip for a midwinter seaside special. Beast Decoys are terrific entertainers, possessing coiled-spring energy […]

Nirvana UK Live at The Watersplash Jersey

Nirvana UK is a touring Nirvana tribute band based in the West Midlands, formed by die-hard Nirvana fans who love nothing more than recreating Nirvana’s live music and look for other fans. The band strives to be as close to the real deal as possible, including the same clothes, instruments, effect boxes, drums and preamps […]

Hot Plastic – Keep Up (Video)

Nic Dinnie, singer/guitarist/producer, Elisa Da Silva, bassist, and Jon Caws, drummer, collectively as Hot Plastic harness the energy of kinetic momentum. Offsetting behind-the-scenes insights in a frame of thoughtful design, presenting authentic experience of studio and gigging life, they work hard at their craft and know how to have a good time doing it. On […]

Vagus – Black Plant EP

Songs from the band’s 2016 summer festivals set featuring material inspired by the street poetry of Damo Suzuki, the nonconformity of Sonic Youth, and the liquid nature of Neu! Recorded at Gary Law’s home studio on Jersey. Alice Gee organ and backing vocals Jonny Hill edrums Gary Law bass and production James Dolan guitar and […]

Hot Plastic – Live!

Hot Plastic – Live! Part 1/3 Early Reflections   In 2017 we hosted some ‘Bubblebrain Presents …’ shows, introducing musical talents that we feel particularly pleased to know and excited to work with. In April we filmed Hot Plastic, having recently got to know the duo of Nic Dinnie (vox, guitar, beats) and J (bass) […]

Bubblebrain’s Hot Picks #3 Benny the Moth

Benny the Moth’s signature alt-rock/reggae plays around a line of critical balance with melodic flourishes complementing the rhythmic foundations, aiming to satisfy mind and body. Particularly impressive is the way that Dozy and James swap roles on drums and bass while keeping the band’s groovy objective locked-on. Tom’s David Torn-soundalike guitar textures add unexpected colours […]

Bubblebrain’s Hot Picks #2 Kilig & Fernweh

Continuing our series of explorations of the musical landscape of Jersey, in particular the pubs and clubs of St Helier hosting live bands events. On Friday June 30th we had a great time at the Troubadour in the company of Kilig & Fernweh, a rootsy, funky 5-piece band and their appreciative fans. The band mixes […]

Los Vipers (B-Eazy + SQKY) – Arena Mexico

How’s it going? Please find the audio file and track info for Arena Mexico. Turns out Soundcloud is here to stay and safe to release music on thank god so it can be released on there as a free download! ― United Elementz communiqué     Los Vipers is a collaboration between hip hop artist […]

Vagus – Live at the Green Rooster EP

Vagus on form with new songs and a few faves. Alice Gee, Gary Law, James Dolan and Jonny Hill are a new wave krautrock quartet with pop tones and avant-garde sensibility. The music on this live EP comes from the full-length concert film we published in March 2017, with a heavy sound wrung from the […]