Category: Album Reviews

FOR THE RECORD: Nirvana – ‘In Utero’

Officially released September 21st, 1993, In Utero had already developed a legacy that was established months prior to release. As anticipation for the follow-up to the most revolutionary album of the 90’s reached fever pitch, Nirvana’s third studio record was…

ALBUM: Holy Wave – ‘Adult Fear’

The Texas-based band Holy Wave have yet again firmly landed another brand new shadowy psych album, titled Adult Fear. Released via The Reverberation Appreciation Society, the band took the opportunity to mold the album into something which wholeheartedly showcases their…

ALBUM: Teen Creeps – ‘Birthmarks’

Teen Creeps are comprised of Hypochristmutreefuzz drummer Ramses Van den Eede, singer-bass player Bert Vliegen (Sophia and Horses) and guitarist Joram De Bock (ex-Deadender). This Ghent supergroup typify the ‘Daydream Generation’, the demographic that has been reared on a hyper-awareness…

EP: Timothy Dark – ‘Dark Day Afternoon’

Fresh from releasing 2017’s politico-manifesto The Last Days of Dark the mercurial Timothy Dark now releases his four-track EP Dark Day Afternoon. It’s the 1980s. As Morris Day dreams of The Time, Lovebug Starski espies the Young MC in the house…

ALBUM: Henry Green – ‘Shift’

Henry Green‘s singles in the lead up to Shift‘s release have been the aural equivalent of clean, measured, soothing breaths of pure oxygen. Now, with the release of his debut via Akira Records, his intuition and skill as an emerging…

EP:Scab Hand – Sparse Anatomy

The new Sparse Anatomy EP from Brighton natives, Scab Hand, is produced by axe-auteur Marc R. Norris (Eighties Matchbox, B-Line Disaster) and boy, does it show! Sparse Anatomy is Scab Hands latest effort.  Following the success of 2017’s ‘Howl/Irregular Bed’ single, as well as…

EP: David Keenan – ‘Strip Me Bare’

Last year, at Manchester’s Neighbourhood festival, a hive for emerging artists, I was pulled to a cramped, vibrant pub to see David Keenan. I’d heard the name whispered in the crevices of my group previously, but I was entering the…

ALBUM: The Otherness – ‘The Otherness’

Having already started to make a name for themselves in the UK, Argentina’s The Otherness are prepping for a UK tour that aims to promote the proliferation of grassroots venues. This desire to do everything in their power to support grassroots venues…

EP: Plastic People – ‘Gripping Reality’

Having started to make a name for themselves last year on the gig/festival circuit, earlier this month Plastic People have shared Gripping Reality – a dose of swaggering noise that floats somewhere between Queens of the Stone Age and The…