Album Reviews

Interview: Stephen EvEns video int. w/ John Clay

John Clay catches-up with Stephen EvEns, following the release of his latest album offering, ‘Employee of The Month’ In this interview we find out more about the thinking behind the album and the songs in this carefully balanced harmony between…

REVIEW: C91, Cherry Red Records 1991 box set

REVIEW: C91, Cherry Red Records 1991 box set

1991 was the year Hubble Telescope launched, Big Arnie’s Terminator 2 arrived at cinemas and a bevy of exciting indie bands launched themselves into CD players, tape decks, record players and radio stations of music lovers all over the globe….

REVIEW: Matt Berry – Gather Up box set

REVIEW: Matt Berry – Gather Up box set

Celebrating a 10 year stint at the groovy Acid Jazz label is no mean feat for the multi-talented Matt Berry. Time has flown by with moments of pop brilliance as well as a few surprises in tow which are now…

ALBUM REVIEW: Mr Mikey, ‘Simply The Best’

Mr Mikey releases his new album ‘Simply The Best’, emerging from previous incarnation as Mr Solo and emerging from Mikey Georgeson’s art-pop impresario presence as David Devant and His Spirit Wife – you can hear the art-rock swagger as he…

Track by Track: Sugarcane, ‘Cat’s Eyes’

Sugarcane have just released their debut album ‘Cat’s Eyes‘ and to celebrate they share with us an in-depth reflection on the tracks inspirations, collaborations and stories behind the lyrics. In the album British indie songwriting is infused with Brazilian, Samba…

REVIEW: Larry Pink the Human – M1XTAPE

Rating: Larry Pink the Human unleash their debut EP, ‘M1XTAPE’. A collaborative project between Slaves guitarist Laurie Vincent and producer Jolyon Thomas, the EP is a colourful splash of electro-pop putting soul and emotion centre stage. Kicking off the EP…

REVIEW: Steve Murphy – Forest Fires EP

Steve Murphy releases his debut EP, ‘Forest Fires’. 4 tracks of emotive, introspective music that serve as a wonderful accoutrement to these confusing, isolated times. Opening up the EP is a cover (one of three) of The Menzingers, ‘Lookers’. Dripping…

ALBUM REVIEW: Sir-Vere – Singulus (Big fat Mama Beats)

There’s something wonderfully free about the Sir-Vere first came to this writer’s attention a few years back with singles like ‘Holy Fool’ and ‘Night Time’. There’s something wonderfully free about the music the Milton Keynes trio – recently expanded to…

REVIEW: Billy Fury - Three Saturdays with Billy

REVIEW: Billy Fury – Three Saturdays with Billy

Nigel Lees is the mastermind behind one of the most exciting and inventive reissue record labels around in the current music market. Having released sumptuous releases by The Artwoods, The Action plus fascinating compilation releases entitled 17 From Morden and…