Category: Album Reviews

Review: Blossoms Take Over Rough Trade East

Written by Thomas Muckian Following the release of their third studio album, Stockport’s very own Blossoms returned to Rough Trade East debuting a whole host of tunes from the LP. Stepping into the store, the atmosphere inside seemed fairly subdued;…

EP: Aisha Badru – ‘Transcendence’

Rating: New York’s own Aisha Badru releases her latest EP, ‘Transcendence’. A stripped back and elegant affair, the EP serves to shine a light on Badru’s frustrations with the modern world and tackles the issues surrounding the youth of today.  Perhaps the best encapsulation of…

REVIEW: David Gray – White Ladder 20th Anniversary

REVIEW: David Gray – White Ladder 20th Anniversary

Multi-platinum, multi Brit award and Grammy nominated David Gray celebrates the 20th anniversary of his trail blazing album White Ladder. A direct influence to the workings of Ed Sheeran’s making, the anniversary release celebrates this much loved album by expanding…

REVIEW: James Hunter – Nick Of Time album review

REVIEW: James Hunter – Nick Of Time album review

The authentic soul vocal of James Hunter makes his return onto the music scene with his latest long player Nick Of Time released via Daptone Records. Sounding like he’s rewound the clock to primetime 60’s with the funk brothers as…

REVIEW: Elkhorn – The Storm Sessions album review

REVIEW: Elkhorn – The Storm Sessions album review

The supersonic label that is Beyond Beyond Is Beyond have delivered yet again a sumptuous release, this time in the form of New York duo Jesse Shepherd and Drew Gardner under their guise of Elkhorn with their new album The…

ALBUM: DeWolff – ‘Tascam Tapes’

Rating: Psychedelic southern-rock outfit DeWolff return with their latest LP Tascam Tapes. As the album cover so boldly notes, the album was recorded on the road for less than $50. Although the statement of, “sounds like a million bucks,” maybe…

ALBUM: Wallis Bird – ‘Woman’

Rating: Irish born singer-songwriter Wallis Bird returns with her latest release, ‘Woman’. A record fuelled by political frustration and anger set to the unlikeliest of soul-filled folk. The record wastes no time in plunging the listener into its politically driven…