Category: Album Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: Augustines ‘Augustines’

Following their 2011 debut, ‘Rise Ye Sunken Ships’, Augustines return with their eagerly awaited self-titled album. It’s been quite the journey for the Brooklyn based boys, with the first album revealing the hardships life has thrown at them; most prominently the death…

ALBUM REVIEW: iTCH ‘The Deep End’

Over the last few weeks I’ve been listening to iTCH’s debut album, The Deep End. Even now, I’m not entirely sure what to make of the offering from the former The King Blues frontman. Its one of those albums where…

ALBUM REVIEW: Black Lips ‘Underneath the Rainbow’

The last time we heard from Black Lips was back in 2011 with ‘Arabia Mountain’ but we’re soon to be graced with ‘Underneath the Rainbow’, the band’s seventh studio album. The lyrics “I don’t want to wait” from Track No….

ALBUM REVIEW: We Are Catchers ‘We Are Catchers’

Bands from Liverpool have constantly reimagined the sound of the place since The Beatles invented music on Merseyside all those years ago.  The fertile Eric’s scene of the late 70s brought about post punk with the Bunnymen, Julian Copeland and…

EP REVIEW: Superfood ‘MAM’

This debut EP from Superfood really is a long-awaited pleasure. Just over a year ago, Superfood were being seriously hyped up by the lucky few who saw them live and by fellow Birmingham bands and mates Swim Deep and Jaws…

ALBUM REVIEW: Eagulls ‘Eagulls’

If an eagull was a real bird, it would be an embodiment of predatory winged fury, which is what Eagulls endeavour to be. Their self-titled debut album delivers a solid dose of this, but not one that will last long…

ALBUM REVIEW: Davidge ‘Slo Light’

Best known for his productions with Massive Attack, David Bowie, Snoop Dogg, Damon Albam, Primal Scream, Elizabeth Fraser and Mos Def, the musician and producer Neil Davidge releases his debut solo album ‘Slo Light’ on 24th of March. ‘Slo Light’…

ALBUM REVIEW: Pillar Point ‘Pillar Point’

Anyone familiar with Scott Reitherman’s previous band, indie outfit Throw Me The Statue, will be aware of his knack for crafting songs that stick in the mind. While the Seattle-based, Bay Area native explores a new sonic terrain with the…