Tag: alternative

ALBUM: Davey Hal – ‘Materials Logic’

Southend-based songwriter Davey Hal has released his debut album Materials Logic; and it’s an experimental, unusual, but beautiful first offering. Not many records can fuse Jazz, Folk, and alternative concepts together effectively; but on Materials Logic Davey seems to have found a…

Discovery Of The Week: New Luna

“Alternative” is a pretty broad-spanning term, whether you’re talking about fashion, art or a genre of music. Genres are designed to specify categories so as to more easily discuss and understand music, but these days it’s really not that simple….

Ones To Watch: Alias Kid

Alan McGee is undeniably managing yet another successful band. Dubbed to be the next Oasis, Alias Kid’s work ethic sets them apart from today’s manufactured acts. With prolonged Liam-like vocals and exhilarating guitar work, it seems only logical that this band…

ALBUM: Editors ‘In Dream’

Rating: To be an editor is to be precise, accurate, and selective; delivering a polished result at the end of a project. This is what English rock/alternative band Editors have been accomplishing since their formation in 2002 – and with…

EP: Demons Of Ruby Mae ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’

Rating: The Boy Who Cried Wolf is the debut EP from up-and-coming Leicester two-piece Demons Of Ruby Mae. Jonny Gavin and Adam Rowley have put together five haunting tracks that evoke complex emotional reactions in a subtle, minimalist way. This approach…

ALBUM: Beach House ‘Depression Cherry’

Rating: Depression Cherry is the fifth full-length album from established alternative Baltimore duo Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally – aka Beach House. The pair state that “Depression Cherry is a colour, a place, a feeling, an energy” – something which is…