Tag: album

ALBUM: Nadine Shah ‘Fast Food’

Rating: Nadine Shah: An artist who’s debut album quietly slipped under the radar in 2013.  Despite receiving generally positive reviews from those aware of it’s existence, you could easily be forgiven for thinking her 2015 release, Fast Food, is in fact her debut album….

ALBUM: Heems ‘Eat, Pray, Thug’

Rating: Politically motivated hip hop, in the eyes of most onlookers, is a concept so outdated it shares a graveyard with cassette tapes and shell suits. There’s no room for it in the modern era, they say, because a rapper…

ALBUM REVIEW – GHOSTPOET – Shedding Skin

Rating: Obaro Ejimiwe, otherwise known as Ghostpoet, recently released his latest album, Shedding Skin. The album signals a significant change and a stray away from the music that has been produced from his previous albums. The two records in question (Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam and Some…

ALBUM: To Kill A King ‘To Kill A King’

Rating: Anthems. British bands love them. From Oasis to Coldplay, it is the huge choruses we remember. The moments during gigs when we cast our eyes to the sky, hug a total stranger and belt out the melody like it…

ALBUM: Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Rating: It had been coming. Whether it was fooling around courtside with NBA stars, appearing at Kanye West’s Roc City gig or even releasing his own short film, Aubrey ‘Drake‘ Graham had been everywhere this week. Many called Drizzy’s surprise…

ALBUM: The Sundowners ‘Sundowners’

Rating: The Sundowners debut, self-titled album has been highly anticipated as the standout release on the Mersey scene in 2015, and it doesn’t dissapoint, providing a beautifully crafted release you can listen to again and again. The album is strong in distorted…

ALBUM: Carl Barat And The Jackals ‘Let It Reign’

Rating: ‘Glory Days’ as the opener to Carl Barat‘s latest LP, Let It Reign, is reminiscent of the blues of The Rolling Stones, coupled with an impassioned delivery á la Strummer. Barat is proud of this assault on your eardrums, you…

ALBUM: Kodaline ‘Coming Up For Air’

Rating: Kodaline, the Dublin-based rock quartet who have been compared to the likes of U2, Keane and Oasis, are set to release their second album, Coming Up For Air, following the success of their debut, In A Perfect World. With recording starting just after…