Mellowtone is 10

Mellowtone 10 Years

This November our good friends and a stalwart of the Liverpool music scene, Mellowtone are 10. Lazy Genius has been good friends with Mellowtone since the days of Another Late Night Magazine and our earliest shows, the Thursdays at 3345 acoustic series. A great support to us it has been a pleasure to work with … Read more

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Etches: Ice Cream Dream (Lateral Remix)

etches ice cream dream

Our good friend Lateral, who was recently kind enough to produce a guest mix for us has just re-mixed a track by another band who has Lazy Genius connections – Etches. Etches are a band we are keeping a close eye on – not one for rushing things they are slowly building momentum behind their intelligent and … Read more

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The return of capac


We were hugely excited this week when the king of Liverpool music blogs ‘Get Into This’ reported the return of one of our favourite bands – capac. It was around 6 or 7 years ago now that we came across an affable, unassuming electronic duo playing at a little party in a now long gone independent … Read more

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Guest Mix – Lateral

lateral house party WA12

We recently approached an old friend of ours, one part of GOSPEL now playing as Lateral to produce our very first guest mix. It’s fair to say that Lazy Genius has come quite late to our love of electronic music, but as you can probably tell from our content over the last year or so we … Read more

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Police Squad – New EP – Preview

police squad EP

Liverpool’s Police Squad are a band we’ve loved and followed for a long time. They’re friends of ours and were one of our favourites back in our promoting days. They were a big part of our little scene… if you can even call it a scene, our small ramshackle group of friends and bands once … Read more

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Review: PINS – Liverpool Sound City

PINS (the original line-up)

Good friend of Lazy Genius and prominent Liverpool DJ & promoter Mighty Mo took a look at one of our favourites during Liverpool Sound City – PINS. PINS The Factory The sparse desolate surroundings of the Factory are the perfect setting for PINS (if you ignore the adverts plastered on every wall). Sadly, sparse could … Read more

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Mix of the Week – 150414

This week’s Mix is a beast, brought to you by Liverpool’s Mr. Paul, live from The Peacock this Friday just gone. It features Mr. Paul, Sam and Harry Shehan (Abandon Silence) back2back…      

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Liverpool Music Week Returns in 2014

Liverpool Music Week 2014

Here at Lazy Genius we have quite an affection and connection with Liverpool Music Week and therefore it is was with great excitement and fondness that we met the news today that the premier FREE metropolitan music festival in Liverpool will return this year for its 10th anniversary. One of our earliest and most enjoyable musical memories … Read more

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Going Loco for the Locals

Merseyside’s Finest / Sankofa / Loved Ones / Death At Sea / Nobody can deny that Merseyside has churned out a shedload of talent over the years; bands such as The Zutons have really put Liverpool on the musical map. And probably there were others too. But forget about those timeless and highly covered classics such … Read more

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NEW MUSIC: PAINS by Queen Maud

We get a fair few E-Mails here at Lazy Genius from people asking us to listen to their new music, or check a band out. If I’m honest, it’s been some time since we’ve taken much notice of them or done anything with their contents. However, a one such recent E-Mail did get my attention. … Read more

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