Category: Album Reviews

Welcome Pariah ‘Catch The Moment’ – EP Review

A modern day alternative rock band, mixed with a subtle 60’s psychedelic influence, and sprinkled with a contemporary twist…  Not many people can name many who can incorporate all three genres, and still sound ace.  However, this bazaar blending is…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 15.11.13

Although Snow Patrol are most widely known for their emotive indie ballads and gentle, romantic lyrics, there was a time in their youth when they exuded a grunge-fused energy and punk-inspired attitude. And it is this side of his band…

Lucius ‘Don’t Just Sit There’ TRACK REVIEW

Throughout 2013 we have seen an influx of female artists from all genres breaking through and making their way into the charts. Whether that be the Haim sisters causing a stir with their Fleetwood Mac sounding debut or closer to…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 08.11.13

Following the release of live EP ‘Who Says There’s No Beach In Doncaster?’ in September, The Darlingtons are back with their new single, ‘Don’t Give Me Hope’. Whilst this track retains all of the youthful energy and vigour that we…

M.I.A. ‘Matangi’ ALBUM REVIEW

You either “get” M.I.A. or you don’t. There seems to be very little middle-ground with the often contradictory artist hailing from Hounslow via Sri Lanka. Her fourth studio album, ‘Matangi’, does little to appease non-fans and delivers an abundance of…

Track Review: Dolomite Minor – ‘Let Me Go’

Formed in 2010 this unsigned Southampton duo, Dolomite Minor, released their debut EP last year and took to the stage this year at Reading and Leeds festivals. The band is comprised simply of Joe Grimshaw on vocals and guitar and…

Beastmilk ‘Climax’ ALBUM REVIEW

Climax, dead skull and a cocktail glass filled with sour milk. Question: what do they all have in common? Answer: apocalyptic post-punk band Beastmilk. Finland’s Beastmilk are signed to SVART Records, and are finally about to release their highly-anticipated debut…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week: 01.11.13

Hailing from Dewsbury, Psych-Rock trio Formes have recently received acclaim from BBC6 music’s Tom Robinson and are quickly becoming a household name on the Leeds music scene. Comprising of brothers Steve and Jordon McNamara and Rob Hemingway (aka ‘The Alchemist’…

Arcade Fire ‘Reflektor’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Music monsters Arcade Fire, hailing from Montreal, Quebec, hinted forth-coming album, ‘Reflektor’, back in August, with emblems adorning the mysterious phrase ‘Reflektor’, rumbling across the globe. 9pm, September 9th, revealed the emblems true cause. The cause was to let fans…