Category: Album Reviews

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 29.11.13

Whilst we have become familiar with Sivu’s pretty alt-pop and youthful charm, new track ‘I Hold’ – which features the soaring vocals of Marika Hackman – has darker undertones than previous material and an added introspective depth. ‘I Hold’ combines…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 22.11.13

Although Jake Evans has only just released his debut single, he is no newcomer to the music scene. Having first gained attention with his band Rambo & Leroy, he then went on to co-front and play guitar for Bad Lieutenant…

Jake Bugg ‘Shangri La’ ALBUM REVIEW

Even by modern standards, Jake Bugg has really rocketed to fame. From being a plucky ‘one to watch’ (albeit one signed to a major label), when his single “Lightning Bolt” coincided with the 2012 Olympics and soundtracked Usain Bolt’s every…

Welcome Pariah ‘Catch The Moment’ – EP Review

A modern day alternative rock band, mixed with a subtle 60’s psychedelic influence, and sprinkled with a contemporary twist…  Not many people can name many who can incorporate all three genres, and still sound ace.  However, this bazaar blending is…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 15.11.13

Although Snow Patrol are most widely known for their emotive indie ballads and gentle, romantic lyrics, there was a time in their youth when they exuded a grunge-fused energy and punk-inspired attitude. And it is this side of his band…

Lucius ‘Don’t Just Sit There’ TRACK REVIEW

Throughout 2013 we have seen an influx of female artists from all genres breaking through and making their way into the charts. Whether that be the Haim sisters causing a stir with their Fleetwood Mac sounding debut or closer to…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 08.11.13

Following the release of live EP ‘Who Says There’s No Beach In Doncaster?’ in September, The Darlingtons are back with their new single, ‘Don’t Give Me Hope’. Whilst this track retains all of the youthful energy and vigour that we…

M.I.A. ‘Matangi’ ALBUM REVIEW

You either “get” M.I.A. or you don’t. There seems to be very little middle-ground with the often contradictory artist hailing from Hounslow via Sri Lanka. Her fourth studio album, ‘Matangi’, does little to appease non-fans and delivers an abundance of…

Track Review: Dolomite Minor – ‘Let Me Go’

Formed in 2010 this unsigned Southampton duo, Dolomite Minor, released their debut EP last year and took to the stage this year at Reading and Leeds festivals. The band is comprised simply of Joe Grimshaw on vocals and guitar and…