Music Reviews

19 March 2014

The Wanted, Word of Mouth Tour review, Manchester Phones4U Arena

Max George & Tom Parker backstage / Credit: Twitter @thewanted It was always going to be an emotional night for The Wanted and the 'Fanmily'. Following the news that they'll be parting ...
18 March 2014

George Michael - 'Symphonica' - Album Review

For all of the negative press he's received not directly down to but partly because of his well-documented battle with addiction, George Michael has managed to maintain a loyal and ...
16 March 2014

American Authors - 'Oh, What A Life' - Album Review

Zac Barnett, James Adam Shelley, Matt Sanchez and Dave Rublin - better known as American Authors - have arrived with their brand new debut album 'Oh, What A Life' through ...

10 March 2014

Sky Ferreira - 'Night Time, My Time' - Album Review

Sky Ferreira Sky Ferreira is gearing up for the UK release of her debut LP 'Night Time, My Time'. The young star-in-the-making was signed to Parlophone at 17 years old, releasing pop ...
8 March 2014

Room 94 - 'No Strings Attached' - Album Review

Room 94 - 'No Strings Attached' If there's one thing you'll be able to pick up straight away about this foursome of guys, it is that Room 94 love to and ...

7 March 2014

Kylie Minogue - 'Kiss Me Once' - Album Review

  Kylie Minogue - 'Kiss Me Once' Opening with the incandescent lead single 'Into The Blue', Kylie is back with her brand new studio album 'Kiss Me Once'. The overriding theme of this ...
5 March 2014

Paloma Faith - 'A Perfect Contradiction' (Deluxe Edition) - Album Review

Paloma Faith is back like we've never seen her before, with a 15-track deluxe edition of her brand new studio album 'A Perfect Contradiction'. Before I get to the music, can ...
3 March 2014

Pharrell Williams - 'G I R L' - Album Review

Pharrell Williams - 'G I R L' Months on from him thinking his career as a solo artist was over, Pharrell Williams returns with his brand new album 'G I R ...
28 February 2014

RuPaul 'Born Naked' Album Review

RuPaul - 'Born Naked' RuPaul's back with another brand new body of work in the form of 'Born Naked' - a compilation of fun, electronic tracks featuring collaborations with Big Freedia, ...

26 February 2014

Beyoncé - The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour review

Beyonce performing 'XO' at the BRITs Beyonce was in Manchester last night for her second leg of the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, with a revamped setlist, new choreography and even ...
24 February 2014

Emma Garrett - 'This Is It' - Single Review

The reverbarating vocals of Emma Garrett are put to the test in her new single 'This Is It'. She sings with a passion and aggression that shows just how much of ...

23 February 2014

Noah Francis Johnson - 'Life & Times' - Album Review

If there's one thing I'm a sucker for, it's attention to detail and being able to stand out from the crowd. This is something attended to with the 'Life & Times' ...

18 February 2014

Koukie - 'Stop You With Love' - Single Review

Koukie - Stop You With Love A big opener leading to a mellow and soft vocal at first confused me, but worked in a way I'm not sure I've heard before. Here ...

17 February 2014

The Jezabels - 'The Brink' - Album Review

'The Brink' is a melodramatic yet sometimes satisfying collection of tracks that are hit and miss throughout, with glimpses of genius through clever craft and vocals that wouldn't sound out ...

11 February 2014

Meanwhile - 'Luvletta' - Single Review

If you're looking through escapism through music, look no further than new singer, producer and film composer Meanwhile. Releasing his debut track last week through SoundCloud, hypnotic beats, synths and futuristic ...
9 February 2014

Charlotte Church - 'FOUR' - EP Review

Charlotte Church is back with a brand new instalment to the exciting series of five, self-recorded, self-released EPs. 'FOUR' is of course the fourth release, and is described as "a party" ...
6 February 2014

Blackbird & The Storm - 'Black Crow' - Single Review

Blackbird & The Storm 'This is a warning' starts new single 'Black Crow', lifted from Blackbird & The Storm's upcoming album 'The Water Is Rising'. The hypnotic and dramatic vocals that follow ...

4 February 2014

Capital Letters - 'Reality' - Album Review

If you're looking for classic reggae, look no further as Capital Letters bring together a collection of tracks that follow the genre perfectly, sticking to the magic formula that was ...

1 February 2014

VOCES8 - 'Eventide' - Album Review

Ever feeling down and need some calming, soothing and uplifting melodies to bring you back to life? This is the compilation you've been waiting for. Across 16 stunning tracks, the idea ...

28 January 2014

Daughtry - 'Baptized' - Album Review

Sounding slightly Adam Lambert-esque (oddly also American Idol alumni) in the opening and title track of this most-recent Daughtry record, the rocker is back with a whole host of tunes ...
24 January 2014

Lucius

Lucius is the name given to the band fronted by Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig: two Brooklyn girls who aren’t twins, though when listening to their soaring harmonies you would ...

22 January 2014

Nyika - 'Crying Days' - Single Review

A tremendous instrumental introduces new soul-funk track 'Crying Days' from Nyika, and while the rising star is impressive when we can hear her clearly, an overpowering amount of autotune is ...

20 January 2014

Sheryl Crow - 'Feels Like Home' - Album Review

Proving that she still has exactly what it takes to make you take notice, Sheryl Crow is back with a brand new studio packed full of country-infused tracks to get ...
15 January 2014

Vance Joy - 'God Loves You When You're Dancing' - EP Review

Vance Joy - God Loves You When You're Dancing Australian star Vance Joy seemed to come out of nowhere when he gained major airplay on Radio One with his hit single ...

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