Tag: Album review

ALBUM: Christine and the Queens – Chris

Héloïse Letissier takes on another persona for Christine and the Queens’ second album, Chris. Addressing gender and identity with a resurged 80’s groove, this album is a clear sign of the times. From the go, ‘Comme Si’ addresses the current…

ALBUM: Blood Orange – ‘Negro Swan’

Rating: British artist, Dev Hynes releases his fourth studio album as Blood Orange with Negro Swan. Hynes describes the record as “an exploration into my own and many types of black depression, the ongoing anxieties of queer/people of colour”. Dev…

ALBUM REVIEW: Miles Kane ‘Coup De Grace’

It’s been a long 5 years, and two weeks in the making… reawakening guitar music, Miles Kane is back and more wired than ever before. His Album “Coup De Grace” brings back the familiar yet matured riffs, injected by intergalactic…

ALBUM: Shadowparty ‘Shadowparty’

Scratch the surface of the music demimonde today and you’ll find yourself entering a place to which you are very well accustomed. Despite the fresh gloss of the modern industry, there is still the stuff of old to get your…

ALBUM: Ice Baths – ‘Ice Baths’

From the off, Ice Baths eponymous debut album is uncouth. Album opener ‘Freighter’ is a cacophony of noise, interlaced with brooding vocals setting the dark precedent for the rest of the record; the following track, ‘Island of Dogs’ is just…

Cabbage

LIVE: Cabbage @ Manchester Art Gallery, 03.04.18

The arrival of Cabbage‘s debut album Nihilistic Glamour Shots is one that has been long-awaited. Dreamt about, written about, we have eagerly anticipated the launch of their (hopefully) long-chain of albums as an active band. Knowingly controversial, Cabbage is indie music’s…

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…