The Flaming Lips: Scratching The Door

This album is tracks recorded by The Flaming Lips’ original line-up, which featured Wayne Coyne’s brother Mark on vocals. It includes the band’s first and second cassette demos and a self-released EP, and it’s surprisingly decent. The added fun for fans of a certain age is guessing the English bands the Lips were into when […]

Day At The Lake

The clock was turned back over a century at a local beauty spot this weekend as its heyday as the Blackpool of the Potteries was recreated. Wild Rumpus, organisers of the Just So Festival, took over Rudyard Lake over the weekend and laid on the entertainment that Potteries workers would have enjoyed in the mid-1800s, […]