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Team Member: Chandni Sembhi

I'm Chandni, I review albums and gigs, and in my spare time design t-shirts on Redbubble, and play guitar. My life goal is to be a music journalist, so I guess I'm living the dream. My music taste varies from indie to metal to pop-punk.

Chandni Sembhi's Articles:

Egyptians tell us more about themselves

We caught up with West London’s newest Indie band Egyptians to find out more about them and their music! Who are your main influences? Radiohead, Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys are probably most band-wise. We all have individual acts we love and take stuff from as well. How did you all meet? Well, three of […]

Everyone and Anyone on their new music!

On the cusp of the release of their new EP, ‘Anything Worth Having‘, we caught up with Everyone and Anyone‘s frontman, Rob! How did you decide on your jurassic park-themed logo? We’re all huge fans of the Jurassic Park movies and the artwork for our new record features a dinosaur in a Hawaiian shirt so […]

REAWAKEN on their new EP, Monochrome!

We chatted to REAWAKEN about their latest EP, Monochrome, out on 5th October. How are you feeling about the EP launch on Friday? We’re extremely excited! We’re playing one of our favourite hometown venues with a lot of amazing bands. Are you excited for the Monochrome EP to be released? We recorded the EP roughly […]

10 Years on touring, anniversaries, and music

We caught up with Tennessee’s 10 Years to pick their brains about their upcoming new tour, and plans for the future! Are you excited about your UK tour? Absolutely. It’s been several years since we have been to the UK, so we are really excited. We have always felt that people in the UK have […]

Everyone and Anyone – Anything Worth Having

Anything Worth Having is Everyone and Anyone‘s latest EP, a 5-track pop-punk easy listen. Whilst keeping to their core pop-punk sound, they have stepped up and matured, moving from a more standard pop-punk style to something with a little more depth. Fans of Neck Deep, ROAM, and WSTR are likely to get along with this […]

Thrice on their new music!

As we enter release week for Thrice‘s latest album Palms (September 14, Epitaph Records), we quizzed the band on what we can expect from the record, their South American shows and more. How are you feeling about the release of ‘Palms?’ We are really exciting for people to be able to hear it. It’s always  weird to […]

Alkaline Trio – Is This Thing Cursed

‘Is This Thing Cursed’, the latest product of Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba, Dan Andriano‎ and ‎Derek Grant is a mammoth 13-track album which and injects something fresh to their discography, something that’s been missing for a few years now. The opening title track sets the tone for the rest of the album, in an early […]

Egyptians take on the A-Z challenge!

West London’s newest indie band E take on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? Strawberry Field Forever by The Beatles Best rider you’ve ever had? 6 cans of room temperature Stella… between 5 acts. It’s still early days… Craziest thing you’ve experienced in the band? Almost being killed by an […]

Homebound take on the a-z interview!

Following the release of their latest single, ‘Indelible‘ , we caught up with Homebound to find out what they’re all about! A SONG THAT MADE YOU WANT TO MAKE MUSIC? Mutt – blink-182. That intro to this day still gets me pumped. BEST RIDER YOU’VE EVER HAD? This would’ve been easier to answer if it […]

Hypophora on touring life and new music!

Ahead of the release of there debut album, ‘Douse‘, we caught up with Hypophora to question them about their plans for the rest of the year. How are you feeling about the release of your debut album, ‘Douse‘? Really excited! There’s a whole host of different influences in there, for us it’s really obvious and […]

Capital Eye on their new music!

Following the release of ‘Lipstick Kiss‘, we spoke to Capital Eye about potential new music and more! What’s the response to Lipstick Kiss been like? Lipstick Kiss has been very well received, it’s nice to hear so much nice feedback. Does the extremely positive response to last year’s Ep ‘Take Note‘ make you excited to […]

You Know The Drill – Selfhood – EP review

You Know The Drill are releasing their new 5-track EP ‘Selfhood‘ on 22nd June. The band credit this EP with it being the first time they’ve properly found their sound, which comparing it to their 2016 release, ‘Losing Streak‘, it’s clear to see. With more direction in their style, they’ve created a solid 5 songs, […]

Talos – Wild Alee

Talos/ Eoin French re-released his elecronic-pop debut album, ‘Wild Alee‘ on Friday 15th June, along with a bonus EP, ‘Then There Was War‘, with both releases capturing his delicate but impactful approach to his extremely personal lyrics. The architect-come-musician favours a mellow approach to electronic music, but this isn’t to say his music isn’t powerful. […]

Born Ruffians on new material and their EU tour!

Canadian indie-rock trio Born Ruffians took to Hackney’s hip Oslo to mark their first gig in London since 2015, and their first tour here with their drummer, Steve Hamelin, since 2012. We chatted to Steve about their EU tour, and their latest release. The band are touring to promote the release of their outstanding new […]

Food Court – Good Luck – Album review

Food Court have released their debut album, ‘Good Luck‘, an 11-track scrapbook of, as the band put it, ‘lost loves, lost sleep, mistakes, anxious minds, and a light drizzling of optimism on top’. Lyrically, they’ve written about making the right choices in life, even after making a few wrongs – which I guess also applies […]

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