Revelling in their native Staines, Richard Archer, Ross Phillips, Kai Stephens and Steve Kemp are welded to the sounds of the streets like spat-out gum to hot pavement.
‘Stars Of CCTV’ delivers a series of hopeful anthems to a disaffected youth. Hoodies, cash points and binge drinking – Hard-Fi are an ASBO waiting to happen.

In 1949, Arthur Miller’s seminal play Death Of A Salesman called time on the popular cultural dominance of the male. For the first time, the Y chromosome was outed as…

If you drink enough Jack Daniel’s you’ll enjoy any band you see afterwards. However, although the drinks giant has laid on this evening’s entertainment at a beautiful, picturesque venue close…

Nice to see Hard-Fi ditching their toe-curling forays into sounding exactly like Carter USM in favour of coming up with something a little more, well, Hard-Fi-ish this time round. And…

A year ago, this Manc trio were the toast of A&R-ville, playing their drum machine-backed indiepop in front of fluttering chequebooks. Given that they’re a band that sound like a…

Richard Archer was wary of placing this on ‘Stars Of CCTV’. His reticence was well-placed, however, if only because the band would later use it to buoy up their mediocre…