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2014 Albums of the Year: Naomi Edition

December 22, 2014 // 1 Comment

As 2014 approaches its endpoint, the GATRS have assembled to put together our individual “Best Of” lists… But firstly thank you for giving us a chance and putting up with yet another year-end list, secondly, let’s get right to the nitty-gritty. 2014 has been an incredible year, so [Read More...]

Top 5 Albums of 2014: By Our Honorary GATRS

December 20, 2014 // 1 Comment

The life of a GATR is not a simple life (as you may remember from this blast from the past). Like others, we live busy and productive lives but we manage to come together for our pure love of music, so writing about our five favorite albums of 2014 should be an easy task right? Of course but [Read More...]

5 Best of… Covers

November 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

Love them or hate them, cover songs are everywhere. This month we are sharing our 5 favourite covers. The Kooks had plenty of good covers for us to chose from, everything from a version of Despair in the Departure Lounge by Arctic Monkeys, to a mash up of The Rolling Stones/Lou Reed’s Beast [Read More...]

5 Best of… The Kinks

October 25, 2014 // 3 Comments

The North London band the Kinks burst on to the music scene in 1963, giving us timeless music that is still loved today. They were part of the British Invasion that hit the U.S. along with the Beatles and so many other great British bands. The rocky relationship between brothers Ray and Dave Davies [Read More...]

5 Best… Oasis

September 26, 2014 // 5 Comments

You can not mention the Brit pop era without mentioning (What’s the Story) Morning Glory or some other classic Oasis song. We dare you to try it, I promise you can’t. Back in October of 1995, Oasis released (What’s the Story) Morning Glory their second studio album. This album [Read More...]

Get to Know… JAWS

August 26, 2014 // 3 Comments

Birmingham Indie Pop band JAWS have signed to stateside label SideOneDummy. The band’s debut album BE SLOWLY  will be released via the label on 16 September Their latest single SWIM is currently streaming over on Soundcloud. Give it a listen and if you like what you hear, you can now [Read More...]

5 Best… Summer songs

August 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

September is almost upon us, which means Autumn and its cozy thick sweaters and those pumpkin spice lattes that everyone seems to be crazy for. I happen to be a person who loves sweater weather and always look forward to the change of season but others are not quite as ready to let go of summer. [Read More...]

5 Best… The Kooks

May 16, 2014 // 2 Comments

You might have noticed that I happen to be a Kooks fan. So much so that I have had to really watch myself recently with all the new releases they have been throwing at us. I don’t want to turn into “The Girls at the Kooks Show.” (Personally I like this idea….) It has [Read More...]

5 Best… St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2014 // 1 Comment

Since it’s March, of course we wanted to feature 5 best… Of St. Patrick’s day, I went to my kilt wearing, Jameson, Guinness drinking, punk rock loving husband for some help. I knew if anyone would know 5 great drinking songs it was him. So grab a glass of Guinness, or a shot of [Read More...]

5 Best of… Valentines Edition, Sort Of

February 14, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s not that we hate love, or cupids, or chocolate, or for that matter even Valentine’s Day, we just kinda think it is a holiday that is a bit one sided, making single people feel a bit, um.. Out of sorts. So this year, we are celebrating all our single friends, the ones who have [Read More...]
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