Wednesday, 23 March 2016

White Denim 'Stiff' (ALBUM REVIEW)

"The rather splendid ‘Stiff’ is bought to a close by the appropriately titled ‘Thank You’ again a song that rapidly metamorphoses, veering from skittish jazz-rock to shimmering lounge tinged soul..."

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Sunwatchers 'Sunwatchers' (ALBUM REVIEW)

"Kicking things off with ‘Herd of Creeps’, a hypnotic looping track with Arabic overtones, squiggly sax underpinned by a driving rhythm section, maintaining its urgency throughout..."

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Triptick (VIII) - Rye Beers

Rye beers are possibly some of the most under-rated beers on the craft market at the moment, usually flying under the radar to many shoppers when filling their basket with big hitting IPAs and rich stouts. I’m here to tell you just why you need to start enjoying these delicious beers and in usual Triptick style – letting 3 of them battle it out.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Deep Throats 'Good Bad Pretty' (ALBUM REVIEW)

"There’s rawness encapsulated throughout these songs redolent of perhaps a blend of Stooges, Cramps, Femmes and Pussy Galore at their collective madcap pomp..."

Monday, 14 March 2016

Palehound - leeds Headrow House, March 6th 2016 (LIVE REVIEW)

"Despite the lack of audience tonight, Heavenly Records have clearly signed a rough diamond in Palehound and if tonight simply constitutes more stage time then on what is the band’s first overseas tour then that can only be a good thing..."

Friday, 4 March 2016

POLIÇA 'United Crushers' (ALBUM REVIEW)

"..Poliça's sound is so hands-on and heavily immersive; the band have claimed that United Crushers was conceived as “modern protest music”, fashioned in the midst of rioting in its hometown Minneapolis..."

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Nada Surf 'You Know Who You Are' (ALBUM REVIEW)

"...The pace picks up on ‘New Bird’ and ‘Out of the Dark’ is expansive and gorgeous, flying on the wings of a brass section and an earworm hook which makes it one of the standout cuts on the record..."