Tag: Album review

ALBUM: Savages ‘Adore Life’

Rating: Savages second album, Adore Life, continues the group’s intensely thrilling brand of post punk, following on from their debut, Silence Yourself, back in 2013. Their new record is an immensely powerful affair; a work that will please earlier fans while…

ALBUM: So Pitted ‘Neo’

How can a trio make so much noise? How have So Pitted managed to make noise sound so alluring? With Nathan Rodriguez and Liam Downey often switching positions between vocals and instruments, an unwonted kind of energy comes battling through,…

ALBUM: Mystery Jets ‘Curve Of The Earth’

Mystery Jets have returned with their patiently awaited, superlative new album– Curve Of The Earth. Similar to the album title, they transcend to new levels in both ability and sound. ‘Telomere’ sets the scene for the album, with a repetitive…

LIVE: Madonna – Manchester Arena 14.12.15

The Queen Of Pop descended upon Manchester, armed with a flank of dancers and a full backing band. Those who doubt Madonna‘s ability to perform any-more seriously need to rethink. Yes, maybe she is not as agile as she used…

ALBUM: Guy Garvey ‘Courting The Squall’

Rating: This is a bold debut album, its maker having done whatever pleases his ear, mind and soul, and in doing so has flipped the numbskull music industry the finger. After nearly twenty five years and counted as a member…

For The Record: Talking Heads ‘Speaking In Tongues’

Gigslutz contributor Pete Cary takes a close look at one of the albums that helped shape his childhood. Powerless of choice to what was played on the stereo of his parents car growing up, Pete was forced to listen to Talking Heads-Speaking in…

For The Record: Joy Division-Unknown Pleasures

Gigslutz contributor and Features Editor, Katie Muxworthy, takes a look at one of the records that changed the way she looked at music. Exploring the depths of each track, the ill fated life and death of lead singer Ian Curtis…

ALBUM: Caravan Palace ‘

Rating: Parisian electro swing band Caravan Palace roar into action with their third studio album. They’ve taken The Great Gatsby to larger heights than Baz Luhrman could and mixed it together with the electro synths of the ’80s and ’90s, and…

ALBUM: Tame Impala ‘Currents’

Rating: Currents does a unique thing: it unpacks ideas at its leisure over the course of 13 tracks while refusing to co-opt the pop sound of any decade that might, or might not, be currently in vogue. And this is…