Category: Album Reviews

REVIEW: The Prisoners - In From The Cold

REVIEW: The Prisoners – In From The Cold

Coming back into household’s records collection is the formidable release by 80’s organ grinders The Prisoners highly regarded long player In From the Cold re-released on neon red vinyl. The Prisoners are the predecessors to the likes of Corduroy, The…

REVIEW: Basil Kirchin - Everyday Madness

REVIEW: Basil Kirchin – Everyday Madness

When you thought it was safe to come out from the behind the sofa Jonny Trunk delivers a release of sinister, experimental and often strangely charming sounds by that talented master of sparse jazz Basil Kirchin. Featuring 40 minutes of…

REVIEW: The Primitives – Bloom! 5 CD box set

REVIEW: The Primitives – Bloom! 5 CD box set

If I’m being honest The Primitives passed me by in the 80’s, only their hit Crash brushed past me on the dancefloors of students unions, the Rickenbacker decending chord anthem still sounds as vibrant and energetic as it did when…

EP REVIEW: Cave Girl – ‘Leisure Broadcast’

Birmingham’s garage 4-piece Cave Girl have gained significant traction over the past three years, dazzling crowds with their raucous live shows and racking up impressive support slots to become somewhat illustrious royalty within Brum’s music scene. Following two single releases…

ALBUM: The Lovely Eggs – I Am A Moron

Rating: Lancaster based psych-punk duo The Lovely Eggs are back with their sixth LP, ‘I Am A Moron’. Looking in from their own world of Eggland, the album is fuelled by political fire and a punk rock ethos in what…

ALBUM: The Chats – ‘High Risk Behaviour’

Rating: Fast-rising Aussie punk-rockers The Chats release their debut LP, ‘High Risk Behaviour’. With not a single track pushing above the 3-minute mark, the record is a short, sharp and direct punch of youth driven delinquency. Opening the record is,…

REVIEW: Peel Dream Magazine – Agitprop Alterna

REVIEW: Peel Dream Magazine – Agitprop Alterna

Whilst having an overly charming name Peel Dream Magazine is the brainchild of Joe Stevens. Releasing superb material over the last few years this latest album, Agitprop Alterna released on Tough Love Records on Friday 3rd April 2020, has Stevens…