Category: Album Reviews

ALBUM: Badly Drawn Boy – Banana Skin Shoes

It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade since the last release of Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy. Not since 2012’s, ‘It’s What I’m Thinking Pt 1 – Photographing Snowflakes’, have we had a full studio album from Gough,…

REVIEW: 17 From Morden - Various Artists

REVIEW: 17 From Morden – Various Artists

With a highly impressive back catalogue of highly sought after and rare material, Top Sounds Records have again broken through the clouds of mediocrity with a dazzling collection of previously unreleased gems from the Oak Records archives. Unearthed from long…

REVIEW: Aviator - All You Haters

REVIEW: Aviator – All You Haters

Aviator aka Pete Wilkinson is back with another stunning album entitled All You Haters release on 22ndJune 2020. On CD, Vinyl and Download. This is yet again a popular mix of luxurious acoustics, psychedelic sonic blasts, blissed out vocals all…

REVIEW: Liam Gallagher - MTV Unplugged

REVIEW: Liam Gallagher – MTV Unplugged

The latest release by Liam Gallagher is a bit of a subtle affair to what some might be used to hearing from one of the best voices of his generation. MTV Unplugged, released via Warner Records on 12th June, might…

REVIEW: The New Mastersounds - Be Yourself

REVIEW: The New Mastersounds – Be Yourself

Hailing from Leeds, The New Mastersounds bring with their formidable career a life long love of the instrumental sound of The Meters, Booker T and the MG’s plus many of highly regarded funk bands from the 60’s and 70’s. Back…

REVIEW: Laurel Aitken - Skinhead Train

REVIEW: Laurel Aitken – Skinhead Train

Chiefly named the Godfather of Ska, Laurel Aitken skanked his way to the top the tree with his impressively masterful recordings that became hugely popular R&B bonanza hits in the 60’s going on to lead his field up until the…

REVIEW: Warm Digits album review - Flight Of Ideas

REVIEW: Warm Digits album review – Flight Of Ideas

Beaming in direct from the same electronic planet Primal Scream used devilishly on XTRMNR Warm Digits latest offering Flight Of Ideas released via Memphis Industries introduces no dull moments on this Kraftwerk-esque release. Wasting no time to delve the listening…

REVIEW: Jim Capaldi - Open Your Heart box set

REVIEW: Jim Capaldi – Open Your Heart box set

Being a part of one of the most iconic bands of the 60’s and early 70’s might have overshadowed a solo career, of some however, Jim Capaldi rose above the dust of working with Steve Winwood in Traffic to score…