Album Reviews

Janelle Monae ‘The Electric Lady’ ALBUM REVIEW

The classification of ‘R&B’ really has been thrown back and forth over the past few years. In the late 90s/early 2000s, a period some regard still as one of the defining and golden ages of the genre, it seemed US…

Lisse ‘Back to Forever’ ALBUM REVIEW

Lissie hit the ground running back in 2010 with her debut album Catching A Tiger released on the mighty Columbia Records. It reached gold status selling in excess of 250,00 copies in a short period of time. “In Sleep” was…

Frankmusik ‘Between Us’ ALBUM REVIEW

Frankmusik has been an artist we’ve loved since he first arrived on the music scene back in 2007, when Myspace was the best way to put your music out there. A year later he delighted us all with the release of…

London Grammar ‘If You Wait’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ll have heard of London Grammar. You’ll have seen their name on the festival bills, and (if the 1,000,000+ hits on YouTube are to be believed) you’ll probably…

Gigslutz Tracks of The Week – 06.09.13

Yorkshire four piece, Laurel Canyons, deliver quintessentially American sounding songs which is appropriate, really, given that the band are named after an area of Los Angeles. With youthful energy and vigour, Jake Cope and co power through rocky Americana, but…

Splashh – ‘Comfort’ ALBUM REVIEW

Drawn together from around the world and today based in Hackney, Splashh certainly look set to live up to their name, their first few singles creating a few ripples and waves in 2012, the band are now ready to take…

Babyshambles – Sequel to the Prequel – ALBUM REVIEW

“Babyshambles aren’t back, this band has always been here”, so says Pete Doherty following the release of Sequel to the Prequel, the band’s third studio album which comes six years after Shotter’s Nation. In the intervening years between albums Doherty…

Arctic Monkeys ‘AM’ – ALBUM REVIEW

For many the Arctic Monkeys will always be that skinny bunch of teenagers singing about girls on a dance floor. Indeed the video for their debut single beautifully captures the very essence of what it’s like to be young and…

Nine Inch Nails: ‘Hesitation Marks’ – album review

Nine Inch Nails have held a special place in my heart since my mid-teens, when unnecessary, self-indulgent feelings of self-pity and social awkwardness were rife, and music was my best friend; a time when Trent’s pained voice, and The Downward…

Anna Meredith – Jet Black Rider EP review

Scottish-born Anna Meredith has been having a pretty great few years, having won various awards as a classical composer and for her recent electronic work. She’s played alongside the likes of These New Puritans and James Blake, and Jet Black…