Album Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: Under The Reefs Orchestra ‘Sakurajima’

Rating: Belgian experimental collective Under The Reefs Orchestra are back with their new album ‘Sakurajima’ The Brussels-based band, led by guitarist Clément Nourry, also including saxophonist Marti Melia and drummer Jakob Warmenbol follow up 2020’s eponymous debut album with an 8-track…

REVIEW: Raw Mod – The New Kind Of People 1965- 1968

REVIEW: Raw Mod – The New Kind Of People 1965- 1968

When you think of traditional Mod music from the 1960’s there are a number of bands that come to mind, no doubting the following feature; The Action, The Small Faces, The Who, The Artwoods, Georgie Fame, The Creation, The Clique…the…

REVIEW: The Brand New Heavies white vinyl reissue

REVIEW: The Brand New Heavies white vinyl reissue

Brand New Heavies are releasing their classic standout debut album simply titled The Brand New Heavies on Acid Jazz records on blue vinyl 26th August. BNH are in the classic mould of those jazz funk heavyweights Donald Byrd, The Headhunters…

REVIEW: Whiteout Bite It / Young Tribe Rule

REVIEW: Whiteout Bite It / Young Tribe Rule

Whiteout were once darlings of the music press and record labels, not only in the UK but further afield, touring with the likes of Dodgy and Oasis, releasing sun kissed singles which were lapped up by audiences and critics alike,…

ALBUM REVIEW: Jaws The Shark – Another Day In Paradise

Rating: Fuzz filled, grungy and pulse pounding perfectly sums up Jaws The Shark’s latest EP, “Another Day In Paradise”. A 4 track dive into some of the most stimulating post-punk out there today, your speakers will be shaking throughout each…

Interview: Stephen EvEns video int. w/ John Clay

John Clay catches-up with Stephen EvEns, following the release of his latest album offering, ‘Employee of The Month’ In this interview we find out more about the thinking behind the album and the songs in this carefully balanced harmony between…

REVIEW: C91, Cherry Red Records 1991 box set

REVIEW: C91, Cherry Red Records 1991 box set

1991 was the year Hubble Telescope launched, Big Arnie’s Terminator 2 arrived at cinemas and a bevy of exciting indie bands launched themselves into CD players, tape decks, record players and radio stations of music lovers all over the globe….

REVIEW: Matt Berry – Gather Up box set

REVIEW: Matt Berry – Gather Up box set

Celebrating a 10 year stint at the groovy Acid Jazz label is no mean feat for the multi-talented Matt Berry. Time has flown by with moments of pop brilliance as well as a few surprises in tow which are now…