Category: Album Reviews

EP: APHEX TWIN – COLLAPSE

Richard D James’ new EP, Collapse, is his first outing since the Cheetah EP of 2016, and, in many ways, a progression from it.

EP: The Americas – ‘Guitar Music Is Dead’

A long awaited day is finally upon us as The Americas release their debut EP Guitar Music Is Dead. Over the summer, the Worcester based three-piece have released three tracks off of their EP. ‘Come On Out’, ‘American Morning’ and…

ALBUM: The Kooks ‘Let’s Go Sunshine’

It has been 4 years since The Kooks released their last album ‘Listen’, which did not quite connect with fans in the same way as their preceding releases. Although thanks to streaming services such as Spotify, the band are inspiring…

ALBUM: Blood Orange – ‘Negro Swan’

Rating: British artist, Dev Hynes releases his fourth studio album as Blood Orange with Negro Swan. Hynes describes the record as “an exploration into my own and many types of black depression, the ongoing anxieties of queer/people of colour”. Dev…

EP: Fizzy Blood – ‘Pink Magic’

Rating: Following a summer of festivals, Leeds quintet, Fizzy Blood, will release their third EP, Pink Magic on 14 September. Announced early August, Fizzy Blood celebrated the news of Pink Magic with the unveiling of ‘Strangers’, a dark, sultry vibe to their…

ALBUM REVIEW: Miles Kane ‘Coup De Grace’

It’s been a long 5 years, and two weeks in the making… reawakening guitar music, Miles Kane is back and more wired than ever before. His Album “Coup De Grace” brings back the familiar yet matured riffs, injected by intergalactic…

ALBUM: The Proclaimers ‘Angry Cyclist’

Rating: After much deliberation – and while eschewing the stylings and mindless attitudinising of the pop mainstream – the identical twin brothers from Auchtermuchty, The Proclaimers, have returned with fife and drum to further their own brand of Scottish folk-rock….

EP: Bad Sidekick – ‘Bad Sidekick’

Not since the post-Britpop heyday of British guitar music has the door been so widely open for new guitar bands to break through. With their eponymous debut EP, up and coming garage-rock Bad Sidekick have shown that they firmly have one foot in that door….

ALBUM: Shadowparty ‘Shadowparty’

Scratch the surface of the music demimonde today and you’ll find yourself entering a place to which you are very well accustomed. Despite the fresh gloss of the modern industry, there is still the stuff of old to get your…

ALBUM: Father John Misty – ‘God’s Favorite Customer’

Showcasing an uncharacteristic vulnerability, Father John Misty unveils a painful and critical masterpiece that critiques love, heartbreak and himself. Misty has evolved upon every release. 2012’s Fear Fun escaped the lonesome and sombre shackles of previous efforts for an album exuding…