Category: Album Reviews

Album Review: Warpaint ‘WARPAINT’

If Warpaint’s first album, ‘The Fool’, felt like the band were swimming in a dazzlingly mystical lagoon then their self-titled follow-up feels like they’ve found their feet and are marauding through an enchanted forest. Their blend of shape-shifting guitars, flowing…

Tracks Of The Week 03.01.13

Cousins, Reece Donahue and Christopher Prudhomme (aka Painted Palms) have always been set on creating music together, regardless of how far away they have been from one another. Their debut album – ‘Forever’ – although recorded whilst Donahue and Prudhomme…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Year: 2013

2013 has been filled with many a fantastic track… But, this week, in light of it being the end of the year and all that, I have scoured through my weekly reviews to pick out the ten that I have…

The New Mendicants ‘Into The Lime’ ALBUM REVIEW

Over a decade in the making; The New Mendicants (made up of Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake with ex and current Pernice Brothers members Mike Belitsky and Joe Pernice) follow this summer’s Australia EP with Into The Lime; a ten-track collection…

Snoopzilla ‘7 Days Of Funk’ ALBUM REVIEW

Only a few people in the music industry are as chamaleontic as Calvin Broadus is. He’s gained fame with his rap as Snoop Dogg, he then became Snoop Lion when he decided to join Rastafarianism and devote himself to reggae….

Tracks Of The Week 13.12.13

Aussie singer-songwriter, Courtney Barnett, delivers infectious garage-rock with an edge. Although I’ve only recently discovered her, 2013 saw the release of Barnett’s second EP, and most recent single ‘History Eraser’ has received much international critical acclaim. She also has her…

Mode Moderne ‘Occult Delight’ ALBUM REVIEW

The great indie-gothic revival has never really taken off, despite Joy Division’s continued influence underlying on the output of many bands (and even more Topman T-shirts). While the heavy baritone/bass mix could be heard on debuts – White Lies as…

Paul Orwell ‘Like I Did Before’ EP Review

So here we are again, being transported away, back in time to an almost psychedelic, 60’s. After the release of ‘Little Reason’ around 2 months ago it was with great anticipation that I first heard Paul Orwell’s new EP, ‘Like I…

Tracks Of The Week 06.12.13

One of my favourite new bands of 2013, Radkey, have now released a follow up to their second EP, with a fantastic new video which features phenomenal footage of their recent UK tour (which I was pretty gutted to miss)….

TOY ‘Join The Dots’ ALBUM REVIEW

The first time I saw Toy was supporting the Horrors a couple of years ago and to be honest, I was a bit underwhelmed. I’d been expecting great things, but – and maybe it was nerves, or maybe they weren’t…