Music Reviews

23 August 2013

Confessions Of A Songbird – Kristin Errett – Album Review

Kristin Errett is a 23 year old singer/songwriter from New York City. Her soulful voice is unique like Stevie Nicks, her lyrics tell stories like Sara Bareilles and her melodies ...
23 August 2013

O Emperor – Vitreous – Album Review

O Emperor formed in 2007 and they dropped their debut album Hither Thither in 2010 straight after leaving college. This summer the boys from Ireland add a second full length ...
22 August 2013

Dawes – Stories Don’t End – Album Review

Following their critically acclaimed albums North Hills and Nothing Is Wrong, the band releases their new album Stories Don’t End on their own HUB records label through Virgin/EMI.  Dawes, were last ...
22 August 2013

Ethan Ash – Haven’t Got There Yet – Single Review

Ash has been playing guitar since the age of six and was part of a successful band in his teens. Deciding to go it alone he worked hard at his ...
21 August 2013

Lydia Baylis – Mirrors – Single Review

Combining a Folk with Pop, Lydia Baylis is set to hit the indie scene with her gorgeous debut single Mirrors. A smooth vocal performance bonded with a smooth acoustic backing ...
21 August 2013

Méav – The Calling – Album Review

Méav Ní Mhaolchatha is an Irish singer who is best known for being one of the original soloists of the musical ensemble Celtic Woman, the group successfully sold over six ...
16 August 2013

The Indio Kings – When I Turn Out The Light – Single Review

The Indio Kings are a nostalgic band that can also make it in the modern music world. Their new single When I Turn Out The Light is a quirky pop ...
16 August 2013

Ivor Game – Back Seat Driving – Single Review

Hailing from Ashford, Middlesex, Ivor Game starting playing the guitar at the age of ten. Throughout his twenties Ivor played in several bands before settling as a solo artist. Game has ...
15 August 2013

Joss Stone – The Love We Had (Stays On My Mind) – Single Review

I’ve always been a fan of Stone; even before I listened to her new single I knew that I wouldn’t be disappointed. She always releases authentic, powerful songs that manage ...
15 August 2013

Justin Currie – Lower Reaches – Album Review

Del Amitri were widely popular in the 80’s; Currie wrote some of their biggest hits including Roll to Me, Always the Last to Know and Nothing Ever Happens. They successfully ...
14 August 2013

Travis – Moving – Single Review

Paired up with a clever, attention-grabbing video, the track Moving is a glorious blast of fresh sounding colourful pop. With the same authentic tone as some of the great lead ...
14 August 2013

Acid Rain – Definitive Original Acid and Deep House 1985-1991 – Compilation Album Review

A mixed bag of heavy grooves, reverb vocals and electronic beats, the CD collection offers a selection of deep house classics. DJ and producer Terry Farely has compiled music that ...
14 August 2013

Miles Kane – Taking Over – Single Review

Some artists are ahead of their time, some are musically present and some have roots that are firmly planted in the past. Miles Kane is one of those artists, his ...
9 August 2013

Mark Morrison – I Am What I Am – Single Review

Drenched with nostalgia, the R&B track could have been created for the 90’s era. With the reverb soaked vocals and funky beats it is different from anything else on the ...
9 August 2013

Selena Gomez – Stars Dance (Deluxe Edition) – Album Review

Selena Gomez is one of the few Disney starts to scathe through the transition of child star to adulthood with her reputation still intact. Gomez manages to glide elegantly into ...
9 August 2013

Fuzzy Logic Baby – Glow in the Dark - EP Review

The five track extended play is a powerful combination of Grime, Punk, Indie and Rock and Soul. This London quartet conjures a sound that is not only distinctive but extremely ...
8 August 2013

Booker T – Sound The Album – Album Review

Best known for being the frontman of the band Booker T & the M.G’s, Booker T is releasing his new album titled Sound the Album. It’s been a few years ...
7 August 2013

Max Marshall – Don’t Trip – Single Review

You probably haven’t heard of Max Marshall before, neither had I but you’ve definitely seen her work. The Baltimore-born London girl has been creating wigs for Lady Gaga and working ...
7 August 2013

Laura Mvula – She – Single Review

The former secondary-school supply teacher has a lot to celebrate, her debut album Sing to the Moon has been received positive critique and the Telegraph is naming her song She ...
7 August 2013

Biding My Time – The Kev Walker Band

Biding My Time is Kevin Walker’s third album; he has been in the music industry for a staggering thirty years, working with Vince Clarke, Sir Cliff Richard and Denise Williams. Biding ...
2 August 2013

Ayala - The Sun Has Come – Single Review

Influenced from a very young age by jazz and classical music, Ayala’s delicate songs demonstrate a penchant for sensual choruses and bright, effortless melodies; Ayala infuses her music with hints ...
2 August 2013

Aoife O’Donovan – Fossils – Album Review

Confidently, Aoife opens her solo album with her distinctive rendition of Alison Krauss’ Lay My Burden Down, Krauss is a hard act to follow but I think she made the ...
2 August 2013

Longfellow – Gabrielle – Single Review

Longfellow may be currently unsigned, but they already have amazing credentials to their name. Frontman Owen Lloyd has a publishing deal with Universal and artists such as Feeder and Example ...
1 August 2013

French-Soler – Last Forever – Single Review

Four-piece English band French-Soler formed in 2006 after brothers Ben (vocals) and Ross (guitar) recruited friends Daniel Soler (bass) and Andrew Lindsay (drums.) Their first self-titled album was released in 2010 ...
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