Album Reviews

REVIEW: Noble Oak – When It Finds You

Rating: Pic Credit: Devon Scott Wong Noble Oak (Patrick Fiore) releases his new album, ‘When It Finds You’. A collection of songs that are a perfect fit for a long, hot summer that also dive into Fiore’s insecurities. Kicking off…

bdrmm – I Don’t Know

Rating: bdrmm are a beacon of light in the modern musical landscape. There is perhaps no other band that push their musicality and the sonic landscape they create further. Their debut LP, ‘Bedroom’ was one of the best shoegaze LP’s…

REVIEW: Grian Chatten – Chaos for the Fly

Rating: Since the release of 2018’s, ‘Dogrel’ Fontaines DC have become one of the hottest bands on earth. With a number one record under their belt and tours that almost instantly sell out, it’s a matter of when, not if,…

REVIEW: Reg King - 3 CD Deluxe Edition

REVIEW: Reg King – 3 CD Deluxe Edition

The list could go on for days, weeks, months and evens years deciding who the standout singer to emerge from beat groups of the 1960’s. Regular names that spring to mind include Steve Marriott, Steve Ellis, Keith Relf, Phil May,…

ALBUM REVIEW: DMA’S ‘How Many Dreams’

Review by Jonathan Taylor Instagram: jonathantaylorphotography Photo credit: Kalpesh Lathigra  Across twelve tracks, DMA’S 4th studio album, ‘How Many Dreams?’ which is released 31st March, marks yet another departure in terms of musical creativity and evolvement for the band from…

REVIEW: Later ‘Walking the Line’

Fast-rising French outfit, ‘Later’ release their debut LP, ‘Walking the Line’. A sleek and cool record packed full of funk-laden guitar hooks and house-influenced piano tones it’s a record that bends genres to its own whim. Opening up the album…

REVIEW: Ocean Colour Scene Yesterday Today 1992 – 2018

REVIEW: Ocean Colour Scene Yesterday Today 1992 – 2018

Everlasting harmonies, magnetic rhythms, endearing lyrics and musical chemistry to die for, encased together with eye capturing Modernist imagery, Ocean Colour Scene’s new box set Yesterday Today 1992 – 2018, released via Demon Music Group, delves into the bands extensive…

REVIEW: The Academic ‘Sitting Pretty’

Rating: In the current musical sphere, Ireland is a hotbed for some of the most exciting post-punk bands around. The Murder Capital, Gilla Band and the unstoppable Fontaines DC are reshaping music in their own image. Now, Mullingar’s, The Academic,…