Category: Album Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: Kelis ‘Food’

Kelis’ sixth studio album ‘Food’ packs some soulful punch but misses out on the wow factor Kelis had always been at the forefront of the R&B crowd, she’d solidified herself as the go to for rhythmic soul, R&B and powerful…

Album Review: Kristyna Myles – Pinch Me Quick

On hearing Kristyna Myles ‘ album contained a cover version of The Style Council’s ‘The Paris Match’, I was instantly intrigued as I am a big fan of Paul Weller’s post Jam group. Indeed, with this version being endorsed by…

ALBUM REVIEW: Embrace ‘Embrace’

Yorkshire 5 piece Embrace have returned with their first album since 2004. And the self-titled comeback is precisely what we were expecting ever since the release of their EP ‘Refugees’ back in February. ‘Embrace’ kicks off with opening track ‘Protection’,…

ALBUM REVIEW: Chet Faker ‘Built On Glass’

Chet Faker wasn’t a name that immediately rang any bells for me. However, upon listening to his latest album Built on Glass, it is obvious why he has become so popular, so quickly and I now can’t get enough of…

EP REVIEW: Young Amphibians ‘thought Control’

The best bands in the world, the ones that resonate within hearts and minds for years to come, simply put do 2 things; they bitch slap you with a barrage of sound, and then leave you with a ‘feeling’that resonates. …

ALBUM REVIEW: We Were Evergreen ‘Towards’

With even a name that sounds like it ought to be sung, We Were Evergreen have come on leaps and bounds with their new album ‘Towards’, developing hugely from their previous 2012 and 2013 releases, whilst keeping that overall We Were Evergreen flavour… which…

TRACK REVIEW: The Rifles ‘All I Need’

‘All I Need’ is the latest single from indie-rockers ‘The Rifles’. The second single to come from the hugely successfully album, ‘None The Wiser’ is due out on the 5th May via Cooking Vinyl. The original line up have once…

ALBUM REVIEW: Ziggy Marley ‘Fly Rasta’

Fly Rasta, released on the 14th April, is the fifth studio album from reggae-legend Bob Marley’s eldest son; Ziggy Marley. Known not just for his music, Ziggy is a true philanthropist; having worked with the United Nations, as well as…

ALBUM REVIEW: Pixies ‘Indie Cindy’

Pixies are back. There have been rumblings for some time – the odd festival here, an EP there – but the comeback has not been without its issues. The legend that is Kim Deal has departed, as has Kim Mk2…

ALBUM REVIEW: Paolo Nutini ‘Caustic Love’

I don’t think I have ever rushed to my laptop so fast as I did upon finding out Paolo Nutini’s new album ‘Caustic Love’ was streaming on iTunes. After being leaked online (boo!) the wisest thing to do was make…