Tag: Album review

ALBUM: Ice Baths – ‘Ice Baths’

From the off, Ice Baths eponymous debut album is uncouth. Album opener ‘Freighter’ is a cacophony of noise, interlaced with brooding vocals setting the dark precedent for the rest of the record; the following track, ‘Island of Dogs’ is just…

Cabbage

LIVE: Cabbage @ Manchester Art Gallery, 03.04.18

The arrival of Cabbage‘s debut album Nihilistic Glamour Shots is one that has been long-awaited. Dreamt about, written about, we have eagerly anticipated the launch of their (hopefully) long-chain of albums as an active band. Knowingly controversial, Cabbage is indie music’s…

ALBUM: GUN – ’Favourite Pleasures’

Glaswegian rockers GUN return with their seventh studio album Favourite Pleasures and it is an album of raw emotion that straddles danger yet oozes melody at the same time. If you thought GUN had seen better days, think again… The…

ALBUM: Gallery 47 – ‘Adversity Breeds’

You’d be forgiven when thinking Gallery 47 are a five-person-strong opinionated group of talented musicians. But, you’ll be surprised to know that one man, Jack Peachey, presents Gallery 47 alone with all his own vision in front of an audience….

ALBUM: Nadine Shah – ‘Holiday Destination’

The expression “the personal is the political” has never seemed more apt than on Holiday Destination, the third album from Nadine Shah. Where Shah’s previous albums, Love Your Dum and Mad and Fast Food dealt with broken-down relationships, suicide and…

ALBUM: Girl Ray – ‘Earl Grey’

British indiepop has gone through so many phases of popularity that it can be hard to tell when it’s in or out of vogue. Which only makes it more surprising that Girl Ray – a trio of 19 year-olds from…

ALBUM: The Duke Spirit – ‘Sky Is Mine’

Following on from their success last year with critically album KIN, The Duke Spirit bring us a new unearthly, raw album that delves into the subconscious with a mixture of psychedelic symphonies entwined with polished melodies. Speaking of Sky Is…

ALBUM: L.A. Witch – ‘L.A. Witch’

The Los Angelina’s gaze is what catches the attention when passing by the poster. It’s the sultry, somewhat narcotised glint in Sade Sanchez’s eye that turns the head and makes you listen to this record – LA Witch eponymously titled debut;…