Category: Album Reviews

EP: David Keenan – ‘Strip Me Bare’

Last year, at Manchester’s Neighbourhood festival, a hive for emerging artists, I was pulled to a cramped, vibrant pub to see David Keenan. I’d heard the name whispered in the crevices of my group previously, but I was entering the…

ALBUM: The Otherness – ‘The Otherness’

Having already started to make a name for themselves in the UK, Argentina’s The Otherness are prepping for a UK tour that aims to promote the proliferation of grassroots venues. This desire to do everything in their power to support grassroots venues…

EP: Plastic People – ‘Gripping Reality’

Having started to make a name for themselves last year on the gig/festival circuit, earlier this month Plastic People have shared Gripping Reality – a dose of swaggering noise that floats somewhere between Queens of the Stone Age and The…

ALBUM: Cabbage – Nihilistic Glamour Shots

A piercingly cynical soundtrack of austerity riddled Britain, Cabbage’s debut studio album has been worth the wait. Parts of Nihilistic Glamour Shots clearly have a future place in the live set lists waiting for them. Album opener Preach To The…

LIVE: The Soft Moon – The Dome, London 16.02.18

Opening his set with the title track from his recent album Criminal, The Soft Moon – aka Luis Vasquez – gave a seamless, captivating performance at Tufnell Park Dome on Friday night.  Entering the stage in a haze of smoke…

ALBUM: The Soft Moon – ‘Criminal’

Memories of childhood trauma, misplaced guilt and self-hatred have aligned to provide The Soft Moon – aka Luis Vasquez – with an intense opportunity to “cross the line” and produce another incredible record. The Berlin-via-Oakland artist released his fourth album Criminal last week through…

LISTEN: Sweat Threats – ‘Pop My Cherry’

If you’re looking for a (much needed) antidote to “dumb college male bravado” – look no further than Sweat Threats‘ second single, ‘Pop My Cherry’. It’s a riotous few minutes of abrasive, entertaining “post-punk party music” that mocks the hyper-masculine…

ALBUM: EASY- ‘A HEARTBEAT FROM ETERNITY’

As massive Swedophile and indie-pop lovers it is rather shocking how this is the first time we have come across Easy and how on God’s Earth it’s taken us this long to discover them. After completing a 20th anniversary tour …