Category: Album Reviews

Gigslutz Tracks of The Week – 06.09.13

Yorkshire four piece, Laurel Canyons, deliver quintessentially American sounding songs which is appropriate, really, given that the band are named after an area of Los Angeles. With youthful energy and vigour, Jake Cope and co power through rocky Americana, but…

Splashh – ‘Comfort’ ALBUM REVIEW

Drawn together from around the world and today based in Hackney, Splashh certainly look set to live up to their name, their first few singles creating a few ripples and waves in 2012, the band are now ready to take…

Babyshambles – Sequel to the Prequel – ALBUM REVIEW

“Babyshambles aren’t back, this band has always been here”, so says Pete Doherty following the release of Sequel to the Prequel, the band’s third studio album which comes six years after Shotter’s Nation. In the intervening years between albums Doherty…

Arctic Monkeys ‘AM’ – ALBUM REVIEW

For many the Arctic Monkeys will always be that skinny bunch of teenagers singing about girls on a dance floor. Indeed the video for their debut single beautifully captures the very essence of what it’s like to be young and…

Nine Inch Nails: ‘Hesitation Marks’ – album review

Nine Inch Nails have held a special place in my heart since my mid-teens, when unnecessary, self-indulgent feelings of self-pity and social awkwardness were rife, and music was my best friend; a time when Trent’s pained voice, and The Downward…

Anna Meredith – Jet Black Rider EP review

Scottish-born Anna Meredith has been having a pretty great few years, having won various awards as a classical composer and for her recent electronic work. She’s played alongside the likes of These New Puritans and James Blake, and Jet Black…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week, 30.08.13

Chris Karloff’s new project, Black Onassis, sees the former Kasabian member join forces with NYC musician, Nick Forde. Their new single, ‘Brain’, precedes the release of the debut album, ‘Desensitized’, and features the vocals of Cooper Temple Clauses’ Ben Gautrey….

NO CEREMONY/// – NO CEREMONY//. Album review

Forming in 2011 in Manchester, NO CEREMONY/// are on the verge of becoming a household name with their take on dramatic electronic pop. Having been announced for iTunes festival ,playing Reading and Leeds festivals over this weekend and making the…

Gigslutz tracks of the week 23.08.13

Leeds quartet, Battle Lines’ latest offering seems to signal a slight change in direction from earlier this year when they had just changed their name from ‘Alvin Purple’. Comparing the bright, slightly funky Foals-esque ‘Trust’, it seems that Carly Humphries…