Album Reviews

EP REVIEW: Daniel Docherty ‘Only Time Can Help Us’

Rating: Sometimes you find a record which unexpectedly rescues your week. At a time when the world is in turmoil and turning on the television shows bad news bulletin, after bad new bulletin, Daniel Docherty’s emotive voice and soundscape of…

REVIEW: The La’s – Callin’ All 1986- 1987

REVIEW: The La’s – Callin’ All 1986- 1987

The brainchild of Lee Mavers and his band The La’s have produced some of the very best music to come out of Liverpool, ever. Their debut album is the stuff of legend, recorded multiple times with various producers all of…

REVIEW: Supergrass – Live On Other Planets

REVIEW: Supergrass – Live On Other Planets

The forever infectious sights and sounds of Supergrass are brought bang up to date with their sharp new live album Live On Other Planets. Recorded on their whirlwind reunion tour at the start of 2020 the band sounds as fluid…

ALBUM REVIEW: Me Nd Adam ‘American Drip, Part I’

Austin duo Me Nd Adam are your favourite Trashcan cowbois gone rogue. A sentence you probably thought you’d never read, the twosome have concocted a unique, yet surprisingly addictive sound which has been getting us through the lockdown blues. And…

REVIEW: Bob Mould – Distortion: 1989 – 2019

REVIEW: Bob Mould – Distortion: 1989 – 2019

Strewn with treat after treat, the new mammoth 295 track 24 CD box set, entitled Distortion: 1989 – 2019 released via Demon Music Group, represents the last word on the work of Bob Mould as a solo artist plus his…

ALBUM REVIEW: She’s got spies ‘Isle Of Dogs’

If the poor souls tasked with planning the so-caalled Brexit Festival find themselves running short of ideas, they could perhaps turn to Laura Nunez aka She’s Got Spies for advice. On ‘Super Sniffer Dogs’, the opening tune of this, her…

REVIEW: Nimbus Sextet – Trap Door

REVIEW: Nimbus Sextet – Dreams Fulfilled

If you think of the modern funk, jazz charm of Incognito mixed with Bobby Hutcherson vibes and sweet soulful vocals lifted from the very best that Stax had to offer you’re bound to feast upon the new album delivered by…

REVIEW: The Style Council – Long Hot Summers

REVIEW: The Style Council – Long Hot Summers

When Paul Weller left Foxton and Buckler to start a new band many might have thought; will he still play a Rickenbacker? Will it be as good? Has he lost the plot? Whilst the first 2 questions were firmly answered…