Category: Album Reviews

Poliça ‘Shulamith’ – ALBUM REVIEW

The follow up to the debut, 2012 release, ‘Give You The Ghost’ is upon us barely a year after release. Shulamith hits the shelves’ this week with much anticipation surrounding the record. Championed by Jay-Z, Polica went from mild obscurity…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 18.10.13

In a modern take on ‘70s troubadour John Denver’s ‘Prisoners’, Dinosaur Jr frontman, J Mascis, joins forces with the dulcet tones of singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten. With Mascis’ wailing lead vocals accompanied by Van Etten’s beautifully haunting harmonies, this cover…

Wooden Shjips ‘Back To Land’ – Album Review

Have Wooden Shjips have finally made the psychedelic rock album which will ultimately lift the mysterious veil that clouds them from the public eye? American psychedelic space rock may create some bemused looks when asked what kind of music you’re…

​Ralph Myerz ‘Supersonic Pulse’ ALBUM REVIEW

Norwegian maestro of electronica Ralph Myerz is back with his third album. If you’re not aware of him but the music sounds familiar it could be that you heard it stealing cars & running people over. Myerz’s track “The Teacher”…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 11.10.13

Being a Grammy award winner, and having released nine records, it’s a wonder I haven’t heard of Joseph Arthur before now. However, now that I have witnessed this prolific talent for myself, I can’t wait to hear more of his…

Chase & Status ‘Brand New Machine’ ALBUM REVIEW

Words by: Wayne Baxter Follow @StagedoorFM The past 12 months have been fairly exciting for the UK dance scene; not only has Britain produced some of the biggest musical exports of the year (Rudimental, Disclosure and AlunaGeorge to name but…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 04.10.13

With stupendous, pounding drums, heavy riffs and intensely raw vocals, Royal Blood’s second single ‘Out Of The Black’ is a colossal rock and roll anthem that excites and invigorates. With just Benjii Talent and Mike Kerr making up the band,…

HAIM ‘Days Are Gone’ – Album Review

As we all most likely know by now, Haim are a gorgeous California all-girl rock/pop three-piece, made up of sisters Danielle, Alana and Este Haim.  Following a successful Summer festy schedule, including a Pyramid Stage slot at Glasto, they have…

Santiago Street Machine ‘Spark’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Formed in Manchester, Santiago Street Machine (SSM) are a three piece outfit that combine bass, drum, synth and vocal to create something altogether good. SSM stated their intent from the starting gun with their first single, Noisemaker, released in 2011….

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 27.09.13

French Indie-Pop collective, Nouvelle Vague’s vocalist, Melanie Pain, is now going it alone with the release of her album ‘Bye Bye Manchester’ – the first single to come from this solo project being the eerily atmospheric ‘Black Widow’. The single…