Tag: alternative

ALBUM: Icicle ‘Theorems’

Rating: Theorems is the second album from Bulgarian-born Krassy Halatchev – aka Icicle. Now based in Montreal, The multi-talented artist returns with twelve pop-laced, alternative tracks on his new record with a sound described as “Simple Minds having a baby with…

ALBUM: VIN WHYTE ‘KEYWORDS’

Rating: Vin Whyte deals in “melodramatic pop”. On his debut, Keywords, Whyte seems to masterfully flit from whichever genre sparks his interest, crafting songs that portray both extravagance and understatement in equal measures. The soft-psych harmonies and melodic pop-stylings of The Kinks,…

PREVIEW: Shhh – A Day Of Quiet Music

Now in its eighth year, London’s quiet music festival Shhh makes its much-anticipated return and it is certainly something to shout about… or perhaps not, as the case may be. Shhh was developed by London music hub The Local and…