Reviews

ALBUM REVIEW: John Butler Trio – ‘Flesh & Blood’

The first track on Flesh And Blood, ’Spring To Come’, has a distinct vibe similar to that of Rusted Root and Ben Howard – lots of light acoustic guitar work fielded by some heavy floor tom percussion.  It’s brave.  It’s beautiful. The rootsy feeling is…

Tracks Of The Week, 09.05.14

Having first fallen in love with Martin Longstaff, aka The Lake Poets, upon seeing him supporting John Smith at The Union Chapel, I am pretty elated that he will be releasing his debut EP next month. Following recent single, ‘April’,…

ALBUM REVIEW: Hollie Cook – ‘Twice’  

Following her critically acclaimed 2011 eponymous debut, Hollie Cook returns with the ethereal and toe-tappingly catchy ‘Twice’, which is due for release on Monday 12th May 2014. Album opener ‘Ari Up’ is a bright and bouncy tribute to the late…

ALBUM REVIEW: Lily Allen ‘Sheezus’

Straight up and to the point, Lily Allen’s latest album ‘Sheezus’ is lyrically so blatant that she might as well have name-dropped pop culture celebrities throughout every track. Its title, a pun on egotistical Kanye’s ‘Yeezus’, gives us the impression that…

LIVE: Liverpool Sound City, Saturday 03.05.14

After getting to grips with the format of the festival I began to discover more things that were happening throughout the city, from the likes of a ‘Korea Rocks’ marathon in Kazimir Gardens to the Australian BBQ just around the…

LIVE: Liverpool Sound City, Friday 02.05.14

Despite being out of breath for the majority of the two days I spent at Liverpool Sound City I had a considerably great time! It was surreal to see members of my favourite bands wandering around the streets of Liverpool…