Category: Album Reviews

Gigslutz pick of the weeks best tracks 18.7.13

Last week, the Manic Street Preachers made their return to our ear canals with ‘Rewind the Film’, the title track from their forthcoming eleventh album. A touching, acoustic ballad, ‘Rewind The Film’ features vocals from Richard Hawley  – who actually…

UB40 ‘Getting Over The Storm’ – Album Review

I’m not a UB40 connoisseur by any means, but I think they’re underrated in terms of being a national institution. Or maybe they’re not, you tell me. However if you’ve never heard ‘The Earth Dies Screaming’ and the beautiful b…

THE WHIGS ‘Enjoy The Company’ – Album Review

Unlike the political party, American Garage-rock band –The Whigs – do not seem all that revolutionary, but certainly appear to have a rather laissez faire, rock ‘n’ roll attitude, and seem to be enjoying a similar wave of success to…

RADKEY – Cat & Mouse EP Review

Being a new and upcoming band is difficult to say the least. They’re judged on the back of short critical notices, one or two showcase gigs and the unfair yardstick of their influences and that’s it. It’s truly an unenviable…

Turnpike Glow – ‘Funke Pop’ EP Review

Art-Pop outfit, Turnpike Glow, started out life as just Sandro Schiena and Giuseppe La Mela in Rome back in 2007, before gracing the streets of London with their Psych-Indie sounds, and joining with English musicians – Anthony, Jeremy and, most…

Sigur Rós ‘Kveikur’ – Album Review

The Sigur Rós crusade started in 1994 in Reykjavik with messers, Jónsi Birgisson, Georg Hólm and Águst Ævar Gunnarsson. From the outset, the band have consistently imposed a unique style of atmospheric sounds and ambient music that would make the…