Category: Album Reviews

ALBUM: Swivelman – ‘369’

369 is the debut full-length album from Essex-based duo Swivelman. Carved from the mind of bassist/vocalist Duf M and drummer Ben Woolf; this warped creation is “an exploration into the darker tones of music and life, acknowledging our inherent creationism,…

ALBUM: GUN – ’Favourite Pleasures’

Glaswegian rockers GUN return with their seventh studio album Favourite Pleasures and it is an album of raw emotion that straddles danger yet oozes melody at the same time. If you thought GUN had seen better days, think again… The…

ALBUM: Gallery 47 – ‘Adversity Breeds’

You’d be forgiven when thinking Gallery 47 are a five-person-strong opinionated group of talented musicians. But, you’ll be surprised to know that one man, Jack Peachey, presents Gallery 47 alone with all his own vision in front of an audience….

ALBUM: Tired Lion – ‘Dumb Days’

Guitar-driven, grunge-soaked and glorious; Dumb Days is the debut album from Australian four-piece Tired Lion, and it’s a confident, anthemic offering that was rightly tipped by Rolling Stone to be one of the ‘Top 50 Most Anticipated Albums’ of 2017. Produced by Violent Soho frontman…

ALBUM: The OBGMs – ‘The OBGMs’

Canadian punks The OBGMs (The Oohh Baby Gimme Mores) are set to drop their self-titled debut on September 8th via Black Box; and it’s an explosive collection of sharply produced, hybrid punk & garage tunes that will have you up on…

EP: Ezekiel Doo – ‘The Bastard Angel Tapes’

Lo-fi Brighton band Ezekiel Doo seem to have a talent for writing songs that a) have great titles, and b) sweep us away on a little black cloud of grungy lullabies. Their latest EP The Bastard Angel Tapes is another example of…

ALBUM: Starsailor ‘All This Life’

Rating: A re-energised Starsailor serve up melancholic melody in their first studio album in eight years. From first track to last, this album fluctuates between classic Starsailor tones and a more melodic, almost approaching frivolous blend of keys and guitar…

ALBUM: Nadine Shah – ‘Holiday Destination’

The expression “the personal is the political” has never seemed more apt than on Holiday Destination, the third album from Nadine Shah. Where Shah’s previous albums, Love Your Dum and Mad and Fast Food dealt with broken-down relationships, suicide and…