Reviews Albums

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 ...
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 ...
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

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
1 August 2013

Julie Feeney – Clocks – Album Review

From the very first seconds of the record, with Dear John, Julie deploys her individualistic voice to a soothing backing track. It’s hard not to sit up and take notice ...
31 July 2013

Dubwiser Dancehall – EP 1 - EP Review

Dub step isn’t my favourite genre of music, although I respect that lots of creativity is involved in the craft of the genre.  Dubwiser may be an artist I am unfamiliar ...
31 July 2013

Vuvuvultures – Push/Pull - Album Review

Vuvuvultures definitely beat to their own drum with their new album Push/Pull. Opener Ctrl Alt Mexicans is gleaming with synth, garage guitars and a bass line that is exactly like the ...
26 July 2013

Grant Hart – The Argument – Album Review

The Former Hüsker Dü drummer/songwriter Grant exhibits huge ambition on The Argument, a double-album inspired by William Burroughs' planned sci-fi re-imagining of Milton's Paradise Lost. Hart is finally ready to step ...
26 July 2013

Midnight Juggernauts – Uncanny Valley – Album Review

With an idiosyncratic sound, the band is a mixture of sci-fi pop, electronica and dance. Frontman Vince Vendetta draws you in with his brooding vocals drenched in reverb and echo. ...
25 July 2013

Lisa Kwei - The Girl You Left Behind - Album Review

The Girl You Left Behind is a trifle of credible music, with smooth cream melodies, thick harmonies and bass grooves with a light sprinkling of soulful, melodic lead vocals, it's ...
18 July 2013

Court Yard Hounds – Amelita – Album Review

Formerly known for being two thirds of the American Country band Dixie Chicks, sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire are now known as Court Yard Hounds. Releasing their first self-titled debut ...
17 July 2013

Matthew & Me – MMXXΙΙΙ EP Review

Coming through! Coming Through! There is a new Indie/Folk band that is going to knock all of the other contenders out of the game. Matthew & Me have just released ...
17 July 2013

Radkey – Cat & Mouse – EP Review

Radkey is an edgy new Rock band from Missouri. The band is made up of three brothers – Dee, Isaiah and Solomon Radke. The teenage trio are bursting onto the ...
12 July 2013

Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – Dear River – Album Review

Dear River is Emily Barker’s fourth album and is the third album she has produced alongside her band The Red Clay Halo. I thought that Dear River was an excellent ...
12 July 2013

Keston Cobblers Club – A Scene of Plenty – EP Review

Keston Cobblers Club are a quintet with their own distinctive sound, with traditional feeling melodies and a mixture of banjo’s, accordion’s and guitars, this folk group are well on their ...
11 July 2013

The Rattlin Doors – In A Tree House – Single Review

I have always felt that there has been a certain genre of music missing from the UK charts… Country. When you say that you love Country music, they want to ...
11 July 2013

Mwahaha – Self-titled Album Review

I have heard of some unusual band names before but Mwahaha? Well, it’s each to their own I guess. It isn’t just the name that is slightly obscure about this ...
10 July 2013

Sarah John’s Music Party – EP Review

I have heard some pretty unusual types of music but Sarah John’s Music Party has just been pushed to the top of that list. The EP is a collection of ...
10 July 2013

Sultanov – Self-titled Album Review

Sultanov is the debut self-titled album from singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, visual artist and scriptwriter Dan Sultanov. This energetic and fruitful record has now been released and it is distinctive to ...
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