Category: Track Reviews

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…

TRACK: Magnus Carlson – ‘Wait for Love to Grow’

Magnus Carlson’s new release, ‘Wait for Love to Grow’, is the pre-emptive single to his first full UK album release, which I have no doubt will be more popular than perhaps expected, especially to younger generations. The single, which will…

Track: Cabbage – ‘Preach To The Converted’

Mention the words ‘Cabbage’ and ‘album’ and ears prick up. Reactions are gauged and opinions voiced by any music fan with an ear close to the vast ground paced by the Mossley punk-rock quintet. It seems all too surprising Cabbage haven’t…

TRACK: Lusts – ‘heavy thoughts’

With their critically acclaimed debut album Illuminations already behind them, brothers Andrew and James Stone aka Lusts are back with bang and eager to showcase what they’ve been working over the past year. ‘heavy thoughts’ enters with a thick Eurythmics-esque beat chased by distortion…

TRACK: Pale Waves – ‘Heavenly’

Heard of Pale Waves yet? If not you certainly will have by the end of the year. Their latest single, ‘Heavenly’, is the final track from their upcoming EP titled All The Things I Never Said. The release comes after…

TRACK: Motherhood – ‘Hey You’

Homegrown Liverpudlian talent and newcomers Motherhood have found a swift pace to encapsulate their audience. Following on from their last single, Save Me we now have a fresh installment of pop riffs and vigorous lyrics that implore memories of a buzz…

PREMIERE: Champanes – ‘Hollow’

If you’re a fan of all things “dream rock” or “stoner pop” – we recommend you check out Russian duo Champanes. The band have shared their new single ‘Hollow’ with us, and it’s a dark, hypnotic offering from this interesting…

TRACK: Kate Nash – ‘Drink About You’

Kate Nash, the queen of literate disses: “I’d rather be with your mates, cause they are much fitter.”  We’ve all heard Foundations, the track that for most of us, summed up what it was like to date an absolute idiot. Lest…