Reviews

EP REVIEW: Young Amphibians ‘thought Control’

The best bands in the world, the ones that resonate within hearts and minds for years to come, simply put do 2 things; they bitch slap you with a barrage of sound, and then leave you with a ‘feeling’that resonates. …

ALBUM REVIEW: We Were Evergreen ‘Towards’

With even a name that sounds like it ought to be sung, We Were Evergreen have come on leaps and bounds with their new album ‘Towards’, developing hugely from their previous 2012 and 2013 releases, whilst keeping that overall We Were Evergreen flavour… which…

TRACK REVIEW: The Rifles ‘All I Need’

‘All I Need’ is the latest single from indie-rockers ‘The Rifles’. The second single to come from the hugely successfully album, ‘None The Wiser’ is due out on the 5th May via Cooking Vinyl. The original line up have once…

ALBUM REVIEW: Ziggy Marley ‘Fly Rasta’

Fly Rasta, released on the 14th April, is the fifth studio album from reggae-legend Bob Marley’s eldest son; Ziggy Marley. Known not just for his music, Ziggy is a true philanthropist; having worked with the United Nations, as well as…

ALBUM REVIEW: Pixies ‘Indie Cindy’

Pixies are back. There have been rumblings for some time – the odd festival here, an EP there – but the comeback has not been without its issues. The legend that is Kim Deal has departed, as has Kim Mk2…

Modern Faces LIVE @ Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline 12/4/14

The sheer volume of people approaching the Alhambra Theatre was reminsicent of the atmosphere around the Glasgow Barrowland prior to a gig. On entering the venue initial thoughts about the scale of this gig being bigger than imagined were immediately…

ALBUM REVIEW: Paolo Nutini ‘Caustic Love’

I don’t think I have ever rushed to my laptop so fast as I did upon finding out Paolo Nutini’s new album ‘Caustic Love’ was streaming on iTunes. After being leaked online (boo!) the wisest thing to do was make…

Simone Felice LIVE @ The Bush Hall 10.04.14

Preceded by two magnificent shows from the underrated Birmingham-based Nick Drake-like Dan Whitehouse, and David Ford´s Tom Waits-obsessed dark atmospheres, it seemed like New York raconteur Simone Felice would have a tough night surpassing his opening acts. But the founding…