Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Review: The Ridges – The Ridges

Genre hybrids can be a worrying thing. Think about funk-metal. Or jazz-metal. Or anything-metal. But when it’s done correctly you can have a unique and exciting beast...

Album Review: Laura Marling – A Creature I Don’t Know

This time next week, folk fans up and down the country will be embracing their new haul of sensational albums, including records from Slow...

Album Review: Bombay Bicycle Club – A Different Kind Of Fix

 Every time I listen to Bombay Bicycle Club, I remember the first time I heard them. My (then) boyfriend and I were driving west...

Album Review: Beirut – The Rip Tide

The first time I properly heard Beirut was live at ATP 2009. I was preoccupied at the time by my surroundings; why was I...

Album Review: Other Lives – Tamer Animals

Tamer Animals is the second full-length album from Oklahoma's Other Lives. Self-recorded in their hometown of Stillwater, the five-piece worked on this second record for...

Review: Tasseomancy – Ulalume

Apparently Tasseomancy is the practice of reading fortunes using tealeaves.  It’s not terribly inspiring as a band name, particularly when you learn that the...

Review: Lucy Rose – The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

On a day when the whole country seemed to fall to pieces, a number of us were fortunate to stay unaware of the events...

Album Review: Cocos Lovers – Elephant Lands

Released last month, the new album from Cocos Lovers, Elephant Lands, really is a beautiful piece of music. The first and title track sets...

Album Review: Jonathan Wilson – Gentle Spirit

Jonathan Wilson is certainly not new to the music scene, despite Gentle Spirit being his debut solo album. Born in North Carolina, 1974, Wilson...

Album Review: Dead Man Winter – Bright Lights

  Dead Man Winter’s new album Bright Lights makes primarily for easy listening. Inoffensive acoustic guitar and chilled beats characterize the majority of the tracks...