Level Up Festival: Preview

New Cross Inn appears to take influence from the multi-promotional DIY festival formula that Manchester Punk Festival is built on. The combination of Be Sharp Promotions,  El Topo Bookings and Fishlock Promotions is building to be one of this summer’s most enjoyable weekends for ska and punk fans. The weekend of the 21st to 23rd … Continue reading Level Up Festival: Preview


Dugstock 2017: Live Review

Umlaut Records took on board a similar idea to the TNS Tour, showcasing their own talent. This was, however, a two date event at the New Cross Inn, for the annual weekend known as Dugstock. Twenty bands flocked to South London, a mixture of subgenres from hardcore to skate punk, all of them packing the … Continue reading Dugstock 2017: Live Review

Bolshy – Reap The Storm: Album Review

The more you search DIY punk scene, the more gems you seem to find. Bolshy is one of these gems — the ska-punks from Liverpool have taken the UK underground scene by storm and they aren’t stopping as they release their debut album, “Reap the Storm”. This is an album that combines elements of skacore, … Continue reading Bolshy – Reap The Storm: Album Review