Category: Track Reviews

TRACK: Donkeyboy – ‘It’ll Be Alright’

The Norwegian pop outfit Donkeyboy have set free another single entitled ‘It’ll Be Alright’ from their forthcoming untitled fourth album. It follows on from ‘Kaleidoscope’, which along with ‘City Boy’ and the addictive ‘Ambitions’ helped them become household names. Though,…

TRACK: Three From Above – ‘Hail Ceasar’

Formed in 2016, Three From Above, a Liverpool modern garage rock trio comprise of Tom Collins (bass/vocals), Harris McWilliam (guitar/vocals) and Lewis McWilliam (drums /vocals). Their latest single, ‘Hail Caesar’, due out on April 13 on Spotify, channels influences from…

TRACK: Generation – ‘Cheapskate’

Liverpool glam punk rockers Generation are set to release their debut single ‘Cheapskate’ on Friday (April 5). Following hard on the heels of their debut EP Who loves this Generation?, their latest offering is bold, raw, brash and in your…

TRACK: Manic Street Preachers – ‘Distant Colours’

Former generation terrorists, The Manic Street Preachers, continue to fly the flag for revolution on ‘Distant Colours’.  The track is taken from the forthcoming album Resistance is Futile, their first album in four years. A lament to the leftist ideologies of…

TRACK: Snail Mail – ‘Pristine’

By virtue of her moniker, Snail Mail goes King Canute by attempting to stem the tides of technology and the waves of wi-fi on her new single, ‘Pristine’. ‘Pristine’ is a slacker analogue-catalogue of memories to an ex-amour, whose resonance still…

TRACK: Let’s Eat Grandma – ‘Falling Into Me’

On ‘Falling Into Me’, teenage Norfolkers Let’s Eat Grandma go gunning for Lorde’s am-dram gothic market while adding a dollop of Joanna Newsom (losing some of the lil’ Bo Peep vocal theatrics, of course). The result renders them the definite…

TRACK: Blakk Pearl – ‘Prayer’

Shades of Sade’s ‘No Ordinary Love’ and Björk’s ‘Play Dead’ illuminate ‘Prayer’, a sermon from the peripatetic performer, Blakk Pearl. Wanderlust’s psychic properties and the emotions wrought by absent patriarchs (her AWOL Pops is the manager of NWA) combine to…

TRACK: Alexis Taylor – ‘Oh Baby’

Ahead of his upcoming fourth studio album Beautiful Thing, Hot Chip frontman, Alexis Taylor has shared his latest single, ‘Oh Baby’. The song itself is a slick slice of bright and colourful pop music with its high pitch toe-tapping repetitive…

TRACK: Iceage – Take It All

Copenhagen and its pivotal punk scene continue to spit out bands that balance poetry and cacophonous sounds flawlessly.  When the two are combined, you are left with the end result, Iceage. Straight from their ‘Pain Killer’ collaboration with Sky Ferreira, frontman…