It’s a sunny, but windy, day at East Yorkshire’s birding hotspot of Flamborough Head. A small crowd has gathered outside a row of cottages near the tip of the headland in the hopes of seeing an Iberian Chiffchaff…
If there’s one band likely to raise a smile it’s Screaming Maldini. The Sheffield six-piece mix musical virtuosity and pop sensibilities into an uncategorisable brew of epic lushness, guaranteed to raise the spirits of all but the clinically dead.
“You may have seen a mysterious character roaming the streets of Sheffield – a bearded, top-hatted man in Victorian garb, usually followed by a group of terrified onlookers. This is Mr P Dreadful…”
“Those who have been following Sheffield acts as long as I have may recognise the vocals on this mini-album, as it’s the new project of Screaming Mimi’s Loretta Chantry.”
“Two tracks reviewed here from Polkadodge, a relatively new Sheffield four-piece already causing many murmurs of appreciation on the live circuit.”
“Sheffield-based filmmaker Sylvia Broeckx is on a mission – to persuade the people of America that her fellow atheists aren’t terrifying, amoral Satanists, and are just as huggable as everyone else.”
“‘Greenscreening’ is a something we get asked about a lot by students who use our Creative Media facilities. Known in the trade as ‘Chroma Key’, it is a visual effect that keys out a particular colour to create a mask, and is usually used to take one piece of video and superimpose it on to another.”