Album Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: The Rifles ‘None The Wiser’

Oasis’ memorable lyric “you gotta make it happen” was certainly noted by four  lads from Chingford known The Rifles. The Rifles draw influence from, in their own words “Bob Dylan, Talking Heads, some Clash, The Jam as well as music…

Tracks Of The Week 13.01.13

Delivering a refreshing take on traditional blues with evident passion and skill, trio Howlin’ Circus are a pretty exciting addition to the thriving North London music scene. Having bonded over a love of all things rock n roll, the band…

ALBUM REVIEW: Bruce Springsteen ‘High Hopes’

“Don’t you know these days you pay for everything?” is the build up to the chorus of ‘High Hopes’, the title track of Bruce Springsteen’s 18th studio album, which is rather ironic considering that it can be streamed for free…

Gumshen ‘Progtronica’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Extremely rarely do contradicting ideas end up complimenting each other. Artists have visions of moulding, twisting and spewing out sounds; explicitly showing their artistic nature. However, artists are perfectionist and evolving a sound takes precision and is honestly extremely difficult….

Album Review: Warpaint ‘WARPAINT’

If Warpaint’s first album, ‘The Fool’, felt like the band were swimming in a dazzlingly mystical lagoon then their self-titled follow-up feels like they’ve found their feet and are marauding through an enchanted forest. Their blend of shape-shifting guitars, flowing…

Tracks Of The Week 03.01.13

Cousins, Reece Donahue and Christopher Prudhomme (aka Painted Palms) have always been set on creating music together, regardless of how far away they have been from one another. Their debut album – ‘Forever’ – although recorded whilst Donahue and Prudhomme…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Year: 2013

2013 has been filled with many a fantastic track… But, this week, in light of it being the end of the year and all that, I have scoured through my weekly reviews to pick out the ten that I have…

The New Mendicants ‘Into The Lime’ ALBUM REVIEW

Over a decade in the making; The New Mendicants (made up of Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake with ex and current Pernice Brothers members Mike Belitsky and Joe Pernice) follow this summer’s Australia EP with Into The Lime; a ten-track collection…

Snoopzilla ‘7 Days Of Funk’ ALBUM REVIEW

Only a few people in the music industry are as chamaleontic as Calvin Broadus is. He’s gained fame with his rap as Snoop Dogg, he then became Snoop Lion when he decided to join Rastafarianism and devote himself to reggae….