Reviews

Mari’s Tracks of The Week – 10/08/13

Yes Gigslutters, grab a cup of tea, pause Curb Your Enthusiasm and relax and consume Mari’s wee gems for this week.. Aussie quartet, Cloud Control, have released the latest single from their new album ‘Dream Cave’ (released 16th September). ‘Scar’…

The Civil Wars – ‘The Civil Wars’ ALBUM REVIEW

History is littered with the shards left behind fractious relationships within bands, however this hasn’t always led to the diminishing quality of the musical output. If anything the result of inner conflict can sometimes produce wonderful pieces of work. Little…

The Kissaway Trail ‘Breach’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Denmark. A country perhaps not best known for its music scene, but Copenhagen-based The Kissaway Trail released their first EP in 2006, followed it up with their debut album just three months later, and have been plugging away steadily ever…

Baroness EP Review ‘Live @ Maida Vale’

Last summer American alternative metal quartet Baroness stopped by the historic Maida Vale Studio to record a session with BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show. A month later tragedy struck as the band’s tour bus fell 30 feet from a viaduct…

Drenge – ‘Drenge’ Album Review

Formed in 2011, Drenge consists of two brothers, Eoin and Rory Loveless. Hailing from Sheffield, they one of Britain’s hottest new bands and are gaining an ever growing reputation of being loud, vibrant and vigorous live act. Having wowed crowds…

Greg Pearson LIVE @ Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh

Sneaky Petes in the arches of Edinburgh’s Cowgate is a true rock n roll venue – small, loud, sweaty and informal.  The crowd can easily decide whether to pay attention to the musician inches away from them, or sink another…

AlunaGeorge LIVE @ Westfield Presents

For those of you who have been under a stone for the last week, Alunageorge have released their debut album and it’s kind of a big deal, K? ‘Body Music’ has single-handedly seized the zeitgeist whilst emphatically creating a new…

Gigslutz tracks of the week 2.8.13

Excitement and anticipation has greeted the arrival of Catfish and the Bottlemen onto our airwaves. The Communion Records-signed newcomers release their second single, ‘Rango’ on the 16th September, and it has already been highly received, with plenty of attention from…

The 1975 LIVE @ McCluskys Kingston 1.8.13

The 1975 sent a young and eccentric crowd into a dancing frenzy with their high-tempo Indie Pop last night, as the foursome from Manchester played their re-scheduled album release show. The band were supposed to grace the stage at Banquet…

Robin Thicke ‘Blurred Lines’ – Album Review

In the lead up to the release of Blurred Lines, the sixth studio album by American R&B singer Robin Thicke, the first single attracted controversy from its music video for featuring nude models and has been criticized of promoting rape…