Tag: album

PREMIERE: Easter share new album, ‘Meander Lines’

Ahead of its release this week, Easter are sharing their new album, Meander Lines, exclusively on Gigslutz. The title, as singer/guitarist Tom Long reflects is based on “an architectural term; when city planners design paths for people to walk, meander…

ALBUM: Cabbage – Nihilistic Glamour Shots

A piercingly cynical soundtrack of austerity riddled Britain, Cabbage’s debut studio album has been worth the wait. Parts of Nihilistic Glamour Shots clearly have a future place in the live set lists waiting for them. Album opener Preach To The…

TRACK: Hockey Dad – ‘I Wanna Be Everybody’

The Australian underground music scene seems familiar to a dark-twisted folklore that we don’t hear of much across the Pacific, but that doesn’t mean it’s any kind of imaginary. The land of Oz boasts a booming, fresh twist on an…

ALBUM: Public Image Limited ‘Metal Box (Super Deluxe Box Set)’

Rating: Public Image Limited’s seminal Metal Box was famously originally released in a “metal” film canister, therefore it’s slightly incongruous reviewing an umpteenth version via stream, the stark physicality of the original release in 1979’s mid-Winter a symbol of artistic…

ALBUM: Jenny Hval – ‘Blood Bitch’

I’m immediately reminded of the popular Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’ when track one of Blood Bitch – the new album from Jenny Hval – begins. Throughout ‘Ritual Awakening’, Hval’s soft yet haunted vocal add an eeriness similar to the atmosphere found…

ALBUM: Devendra Banhart ‘Ape In Pink Marble’

Rating: On first hearing it, you may find yourself describing this album as the music of the spheres, but no matter, it took some balls to make it. It refreshes parts other tracts of sound fail to reach via a…

ALBUM: Pascal Pinon – ‘Sundur’

It’s far too easy to be cynical these days, so why don’t you allow yourself to have your heart melted by the awe-inspiring new album from Pascal Pinon? The product of sisters Jófríõur and Ásthildur Ákadóttir being separated for the first times in…

ALBUM: Viola Beach ‘Viola Beach’

Rating: The youthful Warrington swagger evident on this album is reminiscent of all the great melodies that ever once swirled out of the UK’s north. Unconsciously steeped in all of them, Viola Beach was the latest in a long line…

Album: The Blondies – ‘Just Another Evening’

Berkeley band The Blondies have returned with their riveting, raw second album Just Another Evening, following their 2015 release Beautiful Lie. Title track, ‘Just Another Evening’, opens the album. Injected with piano chords and simplistic melodies resembling The Beatles, the…